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Advocate Spotlight: Nancy

My name is Nancy Sims and I am a CASA. As a devout Catholic, I was inspired to reach out to CASA by the words and example of Pope Francis – “It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live the faith, not only with our words, but with our actions.” I attended… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Louise

Three years after retiring, I found that I yearned for continued learning opportunities, along with meaningful personal growth. After reading about CASA in a community newsletter, and then attending a short information session; I was confident that volunteerism was my answer. Through CASA of Galveston County, I have learned so much about the foster care… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Jane

I first learned of CASA while I was still working at Mainland Medical Center, and upon my retirement in 2012, I became a CASA Volunteer. After my husband’s death in 2016, I took a break but returned to CASA just as Covid hit in early 2020. My favorite CASA experiences were the two joyous adoptions of three of my CASA kids. There have been some… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Kat

After retiring from UTMB in September of 2015, I wondered, how did I ever have time to work? I searched for an organization that could put my analytical and natural abilities to use. I had heard of CASA and researched our local agency. In 2017, I believed CASA of Galveston County to be a good fit for me, as I’ve spent… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Megan

“I first heard about CASA when I was working at a residential treatment center in Austin about ten years ago. Since then, it’s always been in my head as an interest, I just didn’t have the time for it until moving to Galveston. As a CASA, I’ve enjoyed the training (props to making an interactive… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: LaKendra

Being a CASA volunteer has been a goal of mine for years; I first learned about CASA while volunteering as a legal intern with RCC in Galveston. When the time and opportunity opened for me to apply as a CASA volunteer, I signed up right away! CASA has been a very rewarding experience for me- what I… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Lynn

Hi, I’m Lynn Roelke. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania and moved to Texas in the 90’s. After raising our kids in Bryan/College Station my husband and I moved to Galveston a year and a half ago for him to take a position at Texas A&M Galveston. I’ve been a realtor for about 10… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Lori

I became a CASA volunteer after deciding I wanted to contribute more directly to my community. CASA gives me the opportunity to help some of the most vulnerable children using skills from my career and then learning so much more. Becoming a CASA has been a win-win as I feel I have gotten as much… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Rayna

Meet Rayna, a volunteer advocate with CASA of Galveston County. Read about her journey to become a volunteer and why it means so much to her. Treating myself to coffee and a pastry led me to become a CASA volunteer!  Actually, I had heard about CASA three years earlier from my friend, a CASA in… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Sharla

Meet Sharla, a CASA volunteer for the past year. Learn about why she continues to serve as an advocate. I have just completed my first year as a CASA.  I must admit that I was a bit intimidated by the application and initial training process!  But now I see the need for the in-depth process,… Read more »