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Casas for CASA fundraiser a huge success!

The annual Casas for CASA raffle fundraiser, hosted by CASA of the South Plains, was an enormous success! Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets and helped support our mission to provide a CASA Volunteer to every child in foster care. Casas for CASA once again partnered with the West Texas Home Builders Association (WTHBA) at the Parade of Homes in Stratford Pointe. Raffle tickets were sold for the opportunity to win a custom built playhouse or doghouse. Because of the overwhelming support from members of the South Plains community, CASA of the South Plains raised $29,545 in ticket sales that will be used to help recruit, train, and support volunteer Advocates who are desperately needed to speak up for the well-being of abused and neglected foster children. A CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate, is a volunteer who helps a foster child navigate the child welfare system and ensure their needs are being met while working to help find safe, permanent homes. CASA volunteers make a tremendous impact in the lives of the foster children they serve and more are needed to help make sure foster children do not have to face the chaos of the child welfare system alone.

Congratulations to all of our Casas for CASA winners!

House #1 by Bushland Springs (Robert Wood and Trey Strong) - Debbie Smith
House #2 by Lubbock Fire Rescue - Melanie MacKenzie
House #3 by LB Home - Jimmy Dunlap
House #4 by Toogood Built Homes - Connie Howell
House #5 by Aaron Daniel Homes of West Texas - Cindy Durham
House #6 by Ryan Wells - Jarelyn Wells

At this year’s event the public was able to vote for their favorite home in the following categories: Best Design, Most Creative, and Kids Pick. The winner for Best Design is Bushland Springs. The winner for Most Creative is Lubbock Fire Rescue. The winner for Kid’s Pick is LB Home.

For questions, comments, or to learn more about becoming a CASA volunteer or to make a donation to CASA of the South Plains, please call (806) 763-2272 or email info@casaofthesouthplains.org.

Thank you to our builders:
Aaron Daniel Homes of West Texas • Bushland Springs • Dan Wilson Homes • LB Home • Lubbock Fire Rescue • Nesloney Homes • Ryan Wells • Toogood Built Homes

Thank you to our sponsors:
Reagor Dykes Auto Group • ARMtech Insurance Services • City Bank •  Switch I.T. Support • First Bank & Trust • South Plains Electric Co-op • Benchmark Business Solutions • First United Bank • Slate Group

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