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June 3rd, 2010
CASA recieves donation from Keller Williams Realty

053010casaThe staff at Keller Williams presented a check for $3,000 to CASA of Central Texas.


Keller Williams Realty Heritage recently presented Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas with a donation that will help provide training for advocates for abused and neglected children. The donation was collected from proceeds raised at CASA Casino Night sponsored by Hearts and Hands, a Keller Williams non-profit organization.

CASA of Central Texas advocates for abused and neglected children in the court system by recruiting, training, and supporting community volunteers. CASA Community Relations Coordinator Eloise Hudson said the donation will allow more volunteers to be trained.

“We provide the necessary training free to all of our volunteers,” Hudson said. “In order to do that, we need the support of the community, such as Keller Williams.”

CASA volunteers receive an initial 40 hours of training and are then provided with continued training throughout their service time. They also receive guidance from their casework supervisors. Hudson said the funds provided will allow not only more trainings to be held, but also better support for volunteers while they are serving on a case.

“Any time an organization chooses CASA as their beneficiary, it means they recognize there is a problem and have decided that in their own way, they want to support our efforts,” said Hudson.

Anyone interest in becomming a volunteer or learning about additional ways to support CASA can visit, or call (512) 392- 3578 or (830) 626-2272.

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