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Over The Edge for CASA Pueblo
$1,128 raised
113% of $1k goal
30 contributors
124 Days running
CASA Volunteers are ordinary citizens who are specially trained to advocate and be a voice in Court for a child during the duration of the court process.

Hello Pueblo!

I am so proud to be a friend and supporter for CASA of Pueblo. Through a variety of projects like the Annual Give and Gig, Steel City Supporters Easter Basket Drive and the Superhero Give and Gig, I-along with great friends and family-have been able to support this amazing organization with thousands of dollars raised, toys and Easter baskets and community awareness. The amazing staff at CASA have become friends and they are saints for the work they do in the Pueblo Community. Last year, I was humbled to receive the CASA Legacy Award recognizing this work.

I recently moved out of state and I am unable to continue many of the fundraising projects that have supported CASA. I will of course continue to support them personally. For now, I am asking for your support one last time!

Please consider making a donation and sponsor me as I rappel down the Thatcher building on August 11th. Please give me one last opportunity to help support this great organization as part of this community fundraising effort. I am Jerry Carter and I am for the child.

Thank you CASA and thank you friends
Love,
Jer Bear

READY TO BE PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL?

EVENT DATE: Saturday, Aug. 11
LOCATION: 
Thatcher Building

503 North Main Street, Pueblo, CO

A number of brave Edgers will have the opportunity to rappel down the Thatcher Building, in exchange for donations back to the amazing local non-profit organization, CASA of Pueblo .

How do I participate?

  1. Sign up now to become an Edger
  2. Easily set up your personal fundraising page
  3. Fundraise $1000
  4. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down the Thatcher Building!

About CASA of Pueblo

Our mission is to advocate for abused and neglected children by providing a voice in the courts and in the community through trained volunteer advocates.

 

To reach our satellite office serving Fremont, Custer, Chaffee and Park Counties, please click  here.

To reach our satellite office serving Bent, Crowley and Ortero Counties, please click  here.

Each year over 460,000 children in the United States are thrust into court through no fault of their own.  Some are victims of violence, psychological torment or sexual abuse. Others have been neglected or even abandoned by their own parents. Most of them are frightened and confused.

Often, these children also become victims of this country’s overburdened child welfare system –

a complex legal network of lawyers, caseworkers and judges who frequently are too

overburdened to give thorough, detailed attention to each child who comes before them.

The consequences can be severe.

All children deserve a safe, permanent home!

Every year Colorado spends over $350 million on prisons, but less than $7 million

on the prevention of abuse and neglect of children. A large percentage of the adults

currently incarcerated were abused as children. Clearly, helping abused children today is

the way to address many of society’s problems tomorrow.

Become part of one of the most prestigious volunteer activities in the nation and

speak up for a child.

"My CASA volunteer has been with me since I was 14 or 15. And before her, I lived in a lot of places

throughout my foster care. I was in foster care from the age of 3 to 18. I always bounced around a lot.

And I started like feeling really worthless – ‘Gosh, what is my purpose, why am I here? And nobody

wants me.’ And my CASA came into my life, and when she did, she started putting self-worth into me

and making me realize that, ‘Hey, I am somebody." 

-Previous CASA Youth

"My CASA has been the most consistent one in my life – the other people just come and go, but she is just there. If I need something or someone to depend on, it’s going to be my CASA. I can call anybody I want to, but in the end it’s going to be her." -CASA Youth

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