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Advocate Spotlight: Janessa

Janessa Simpton In 2019, I felt drawn to help somewhere, in some way as I was reading James (1:27) talking about taking care of widows and orphans. My brother was adopted and turned out to be a wonderful person, so naturally I was drawn to CASA to serve children in foster care. One particular memory I have… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Nirmala

  Nirmala Maharaj What drew you to CASA? I love to help children and wanted to do something to give back to my community in a meaningful and positive way. What is your best experience/memory as a CASA? During my first visit with a 3 year old child, as I was getting ready to leave, she walked… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Kathryn

I learned about the CASA organization through a friend who had previously volunteered with Galveston County CASA. She knew that I was retiring soon and that I was interested in investing time in a worthwhile cause. After reading up on all the wonderful things that CASA does to advocate for children in the foster care system, I… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Diana

I am a grandmother of 4 and I work remotely for Grace Christian Academy doing academic guidance and College planning for students. I also spend much of my time in Arkansas helping with my special needs grandson who was adopted from the foster care system. I am so blessed to have the time and flexibility to do all of this and serve as a… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Jesse

The way I got involved with CASA was through a personal friend and coworker. He invited me to a CASA meeting and I was hooked. I like to help people. Helping kids in need is truly rewarding. After learning the ins and outs of the CASA program, I feel and hope that my being an… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Hannah

My name is Hannah Gronseth and I’m a piano teacher and teach in my home studio. I’ve been playing piano for over 30 years now and my love for music has only grown. Aside from teaching piano, I currently sing with the Houston Symphony Chorus and serve on the worship band at my church. I have… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Kacee

After adopting our daughter from foster care in 2018, we wanted to take a break from fostering but I knew I still wanted to be involved in the system. I applied to be a CASA and haven’t regretted a single moment. I have a full-time job as a high school math teacher, but I can… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Stuart

I have been a CASA volunteer since September 2018. After I retired and my youngest child went off to college, I wanted to use the extra spare time to serve the youth in the community. I found out about CASA through a newspaper advertisement and discovered it was a great way to help children who really need… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Lori

I became a CASA in Spring 2016 with my husband and children’s support. Though I am the official CASA volunteer, this is a family effort. My then college-age daughter attended my swearing-in and has since joined the staff (Kasey Warren) at CASA of Galveston County My youngest Emily (who was adopted through CPS) has helped me wrap and… Read more »

Volunteer Appreciation: Suzanne White

Suzanne White Innovative Advocate of the Year! Creativity and thinking outside the box is always appreciated by our kiddos, but especially as we navigated our advocacy through a pandemic. Suzanne White – thank you for your innovation in a most challenging year! Suzanne downloaded the GenoPro Software and created a Genogram based on the initial… Read more »