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Michigan CASA Announces Light of Hope Fundraising Gala to Support Abused & Neglected Children

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Join us on May 7 for a night of advocacy! You can make a difference in a child’s life.

Right now, there are more than 14,000 children in Michigan who are living in foster care because they have been abused and neglected. Their best hope for a brighter future lies in having a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).

A CASA is a trained community volunteer who meets weekly with the child, examines their case and the people involved in it, and speaks for the child’s best interest when his or her case is heard in family court. 

Michigan CASA supports programs in 30 counties throughout the state. Today we can serve just 1500 children in those 30 counties. That leaves more than 12,000 children without a voice, without a friend, without support and guidance.

Please join us in our mission to make every child's voice heard on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at Thousand Oaks Country Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The event will feature dinner, a cash bar, a silent auction, and a series of guest speakers.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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