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Tuition Assistance for Families

H.E.L.P for Child Care Tuition Assistance Program Mahalo for your interest in the Hawaii Early Learning Partnership (HELP) for Child Care Tuition Assistance Program. This program is designed to help qualified parents with monthly financial aid for child care costs for keiki ages birth to age 12. Child care includes relative care in the child’s […]

Ticket to Dream & Famous Footwear

Going the Extra Step for Foster Kids Our friends at @TickettoDream have become the official charity partner of @FamousFootwear – which means shoes, backpacks, school supplies, & socks for foster youth across the country. As a partner in Ticket to Dream’s network of nonprofits, we are so excited about this partnership & what it can […]

Hoku Scholars $4000 Donation

Hoku Scholars donated $4,000 to support educational excellence in foster care. We are so appreciative!

Judge Murakami Retiring

Aloha to Judge Murakami, who will be retiring from the bench!! Judge Murakami is beloved by his staff and the CASA program for his integrity, compassion, and utmost care for the children, families, and parties who appeared before him.  Thank you for your commitment and dedication!!!

Trevor Noah & CASA on The Daily Show

Trevor Noah interviews CASA-NYC's executive director Kerry Moles and Brieanna Hayes, who spent her youth in foster care. They talk about their experiences working for and being served by the American foster care system.

CASA’s Aloha WE Care Packages

SUCCESSSSSSSS!!! In creating just a little more JOY to our families and children involved with the foster care system!! The CASA program, through the Friends of CASA-Hawaii and the many, many generous donations from the CASA volunteers, delivered CASA's Aloha WE Care packages to 89 families throughout Oahu. The packages including lots of snacks, nonperishable canned goods, [...]

CASA featured in World & News Report

US News and World Report picked up a Colorado CASA story on the AP wire this week... DENVER (AP) — The call usually comes around 7 each night, while Sarah Sparks is watching a movie with her two daughters on the couch. She keeps her phone close so she doesn’t miss it. On the other [...]

Clothing & Gift Cards from Ticket to Dream

We are excited to let you know that Ticket to Dream will be sending Friends of CASA Hawaii a shipment of Title Nine women’s clothing & bathing suits! In partnership with Title Nine, we are sending an assortment of shorts, pants, dresses, tanks, shirts, and bathing suits to our partners throughout the country as the [...]

Shop & Raise Money – Restoration Threads & Ticket to Dream

Restoration Threads' mission is the raise awareness and provide support for various foster care organizations. Every month, they choose a different foster care organization to financially support through their merchandise sales. 100% of profits in May will benefit Ticket to Dream Foundation.   SHOP NOW AND RAISE MONEY FOR FOSTER CARE

CASA Aloha Care Package Project

During this difficult time CASA Staff have come together to do a "Aloha Care Package" project for our CASA families.  It will be an assortment of non-perishable goods and necessities our families would appreciate.  If you would like to participate by donating please email Mazelle.  NO used items please, donation must be brand new.  This is [...]

Foster Care Awareness Month – Ticket to Dream

We are so excited to kick-off Foster Care Awareness Month with a fun promo for you all. On May 1st & 2nd Ticket to Dream is partnering with Kendra Scott to raise awareness and funds for our partners. Kendra Scott is a jewelry company that also specializes in gifts & décor. They are also an […]

Essential Support Childcare & Scholarship Program

We are extremely grateful to both Hawaii Community Foundation and the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation for their generous financial support. This now allows us to provide tuition support and scholarship programs to families deemed essential workers for the entire month of April for Oahu, Maui, Hilo and Kona. Effective March 26, 2020 In […]

April- Child Abuse Prevention Month

Join us in supporting children who have experienced abuse or neglect.  In 2018, there were 687,000 children in foster care due to abuse or neglect.  For children to thrive despite abuse or neglect, resilience is key. The most common factor in developing resilience is having a stable relationship with a supportive adult.

CASA Visitation in Light of COVID-19

CASA Program’s COVID-19 Update and CASA/GAL Visitation Policy until Further Notice The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolved in the past few months and now has taken a dramatic trajectory in the last few weeks. Our primary concern is always for the well-being of the children, families, volunteers and staff who are associated with the CASA […]

Joyce Family Giving Foundation Donation

Thank you to the Joyce Family Giving Foundation for their generous donation that supports 100s of children in foster care with celebrating important lifetime events and creating happy memories as they journey through the foster care system. The Donation supports projects that encourage children to strive for their hopes and dreams while building their well-being […]

$1200 Ticket to Dream Foundation Donation

We are excited to announce that Friends of CASA Hawaii has been selected to receive a $1200 donation from the Ticket to Dream Foundation. The funds were raised by our generous donors and corporate partners to support Ticket to Dream’s GoPlay! Program. The funding received will be used to help foster youth participate in extracurricular […]

Toys for Tots Donates 2,275 Toys

Toys for Tots donates 2,275 toys to the Friends of CASA Hawaii (FOCH), a 501c3 nonprofit whose primary mission is to support the CASA Program in the recruitment, training, and supervision of community volunteers. FOCH also provides resources that enhances the CASA’s opportunities to promote normalcy and well-being for children in foster care. "Because of [...]

Swearing in New CASAs

We are pleased to welcome our new CASA advocates who were sworn in on October of 2019. We are grateful for their service and dedication to Hawaii's youth.

Hoku Relay Beneficiary – Volunteer!

Aloha all! Hope your New Year is off to a great start! I’m excited to share with you… FOCH was selected to be a beneficiary of the upcoming HOKU RELAY (134-mile race around Oahu) that raises funds for local nonprofits that support children in our community. This 24-hour Relay race is scheduled for Sat/Sun, Feb. [...]

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A BIG MAHALO to Starters & Alternators - Central Pacific Rebuilders Oahu for spearheading a School Supplies Donation Drive (last month) for Friends of CASA Hawaii. We are grateful to their generous customers and ohana for donating much needed school supplies for our CASA keiki, such as these cool backpacks and lunch bag combos, completely filled with supplies and snacks. They also collected an additional $400 in monetary donations that will help with ongoing school supply needs. Cheers for your kindness and aloha! 🤙 ... See MoreSee Less

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