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CS Osteopathic awards $150,000 to 11 nonprofits

CS Osteopathic awards $150,000 to 11 nonprofits

Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation has given grants totaling $150,000 to 11 local nonprofits to improve access to care, transportation, counseling, health education and advocacy for children. The nonprofit organizations are: Amblicab – $10,000 CASA – $50,000, the first year of a $50,000 per year three-year grant commitment UCCS Center on Aging – $28,000, the last year of… Continue Reading CS Osteopathic awards $150,000 to 11 nonprofits

Osteopathic Foundation donates $150,000 to CASA

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Osteopathic Foundation donates $150,000 to CASA

The Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation awarded a grant of $50,000 per year for three years to support Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region’s in a new capacity-building volunteer management initiative called the Peer Coordinator Model. Last year, CASA served 443 abused and neglected children in the Dependency and Neglect program–this represents… Continue Reading Osteopathic Foundation donates $150,000 to CASA

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CASA opening downtown shop for foster teens

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A program under the Southern Colorado Court Appointed Child Advocate will open a downtown location, at  110 Boulder St., where foster teens can get new and gently used clothes. The location is the former home of children’s shoe store Junior Bootery. While foster children and the families that care for them get some money from local, state,… Continue Reading CASA opening downtown shop for foster teens

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CASA of the Pikes Peak Region volunteer recruitment was down and executive director Trudy Strewler Hodges saw an opportunity online to get more recruits. She nominated the Court Appointed Special Advocate of the Pikes Peak Region program to be part of pilot last year that uses a college-style distance learning program to get volunteers trained… Continue Reading CASA launches online training to boost volunteer recruitment

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