CASA's Impact in the Community

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Remembering Debra

CASA, a nonprofit housing developer and property manager in the Triangle, is mourning the loss of their long-time leader. Debra King, CEO of CASA for 23 years, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, after a two year struggle with blood cancer. Remembering CASA’s Longtime…
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Jimmy

Before moving into his CASA apartment, Jimmy spent a good portion of his adult life homeless. He moved around a lot looking for work. When he arrived in Raleigh, he stayed at the South Wilmington Street Center, a homeless shelter for single men. He worked odd jobs in...

Make a Difference When You Give Back in 2019

There are many ways that you can make a difference in 2019, both around the world and right here in Raleigh, NC. Many giving options happen to coincide with your New Year planning, budgeting, purging, and resolutions. Here are a few ways you can give back this year....

CASA’s 2018 Year in Review

December is a time of reflection. We remember the highs and the lows of the past year and make resolutions for the coming year. In 2018, CASA celebrated many accomplishments, and also mourned a profound loss in the death of our longtime CEO, Debra King. Because of...

Ways to Give This Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season is the time to think about charitable giving. Nonprofits tend to raise about half of their yearly fundraising support between November and December, with the last week of the year being the busiest time for charitable donations....

Try One of These 7 Creative Seasonal Giving Opportunities

‘Tis the season for giving, and there’s no shortage of opportunities to give back in the Raleigh area and beyond through one of many Raleigh nonprofit organizations. But volunteering at a homeless shelter or soup kitchen is far from the only way to give back. Below...

Raleigh Giving Party raises over $4,400 for CASA

On November 29, 2018, CASA was delighted to be included in a Raleigh holiday tradition—the Eighth Annual Raleigh Giving Party. The event is hosted by three friends—Natalie Best, Melissa Colantuoni, and Christina Woelffer. Together, they choose four nonprofits to...

Giving Tuesday Is a Great Way to Get Involved

For many people in the U.S., Thanksgiving marks the first day of the holiday season. While that Thursday is spent enjoying a delicious meal with family and friends, the days and weeks after are a special time for spreading holiday cheer and giving back to the people...

Honoring Veterans Day at CASA: Wayne’s Story

At the beginning of this year, Wayne packed up his house in Baltimore and moved to North Carolina. His daughter and two grandkids live in Raleigh, and he wanted to be close to them.  “I’m starting my life over again,” he said with a smile. “I’m looking forward to it.”...

Welcome home, Robert

Robert moved into his CASA apartment just a few weeks ago.  As part of a pilot program with the REALTOR Foundation of Wake County, Robert’s apartment was furnished by Foundation volunteers who purchased furniture from The Green Chair Project.  “I was very overwhelmed...

CASA Event Raises over $115,000 for Affordable Housing

On Thursday, September 20, over 250 people gathered at Whitaker & Atlantic for CASA’s Fifth Annual Cabin for CASA Memorial Fundraiser.  The event raised over $115,000 to support CASA’s affordable housing mission. CASA is a nonprofit affordable housing developer...

Important: Hurricane Florence Information

For CASA tenants: Hurricane Florence is expected to bring severe winds and significant amounts of rain to our area over the weekend.  Here are some things to know about your apartment during and after the storm. During the storm, if you are unsafe in your apartment,...

Duke Energy Foundation Gives CASA a Gift of Support

For the second consecutive year, the Duke Energy Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to CASA’s Solution Campaign, supporting CASA’s affordable housing mission across the Triangle.  The Solution Campaign raises funds from the community to cover the gap between what...

Join us for the Cabin for CASA!

The Fifth Annual Cabin for CASA Memorial Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6:30-9:00pm, at Whitaker & Atlantic in Raleigh.  The event will feature food and drink from Posh Nosh Catering, a DJ, and a huge raffle and silent auction.  Proceeds...

How Can You Help CASA Combat Homelessness?

Homelessness is a serious issue that affects more than 1,000 people in the North Carolina Triangle. At CASA, our goal is to make housing more affordable and to provide people — especially the elderly, veterans, and those with disabilities — with safe and permanent...