ProKids volunteers serve a special role in the lives of abused and neglected children. It’s personal. Profound. And life-changing. These community members, from all walks of life, are Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA Volunteers. As a CASA Volunteer, speak up for children who have experienced trauma and make a difference not only in a child’s life, but in the well-being of our whole community.
You can raise your voice for children like this:
Michelle and Wynndel Watts advocate as a team for ProKids children. They say they speak up because these kids, often in foster care, “can get lost in the system” and “standing up for these children really is about shaping the future of our city.” Read more.
After a mother’s heroin addiction forced six children to suddenly lose their home, Donald Swain stepped in as their CASA Volunteer. His unwavering commitment meant that these children had a chance at a “storybook ending.” Read more.
Phyllis L. McCallum was there for a teen girl who wasn’t sure she would graduate from high school. She knew she could help Kanita feel like her life was of value. “You are put into the very life of a child,” Phyllis says. ” You have to have hope.” Read more.