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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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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...

Father’s Day at Home

This weekend, Aaron is enjoying a Father's Day that's been a long time coming. Aaron served in the Marine Corps for 10 years.  He deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq five times, and was wounded in Iraq in 2006.  In 2012, Aaron graduated with his BS in Radiographic...

CASA Board appoints Mary Jean Seyda as CEO

The Board of Directors of CASA, a Triangle-based nonprofit housing developer and property manager, today announced its appointment of Mary Jean Seyda as the organization’s CEO.  Ms. Seyda has served as Acting CEO since October of 2017. She succeeds the late Debra K....

Volunteers Unite to Restore Knightdale Housing

Earlier this month, CASA was happy to receive some much-needed help improving one of our properties in Knightdale. First, Todd Myatt of Myatt Landscaping and Gary Mazur of Envisions Pavers and Wall Systems came out to Hester St. and dug up a 4-6 foot section of a...

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...

Help End Homelessness by Supporting the Cabin for CASA

CASA is excited to announce the 5th annual Cabin for CASA, a Lynn Robertson DeMent Memorial Fundraiser. Every year, we’re amazed by the individuals and businesses who come out to help support CASA’s mission of providing affordable housing in Raleigh and North...

Meet Marti

Meet Marti We didn't have a chance to celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week this year, but we have a lot of volunteers to celebrate!  We rely on volunteers to help us keep our properties looking good, to put together Welcome Home and other gift baskets for our...

Meet Keshira

Keshira and her mom were used to moving.  By the time she was 8 years old, Keshira's mom Sharon estimates they had moved 10 or 15 times.  "It felt like 100!" Keshira remembers.  Before coming to Raleigh, the lived in a trailer in Johnston County.  "It was full of...

Thinking of Debra

 In mid-October, Debra King (CASA’s CEO) began treatment at UNC Cancer Center for a form of blood cancer.  She is on medical leave, and CASA’s Board has appointed me as CASA’s Acting CEO in her absence. Debra remains involved in providing strategic direction on...

How You Can Make a Difference This Giving Tuesday

The days following Thanksgiving are focused on shopping and spending for many. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Americans spend hundreds on gifts for friends and family. While you’re giving to those you care about, take some time to give to those who aren’t...

Help CASA Keep Making A Difference In Raleigh

Raleigh is one of America’s fastest growing and greatest cities — almost every “Best Places to Live” or “Best Places to Work” list will confirm. This growth is something I’ve been proud to watch. I made Raleigh my home 30 years ago and I have raised my kids here. I...

Meet Alonza

Alonza is a Raleigh, NC native, but he grew up in Washington D.C.  As a young adult, he was successful managing a grocery store and convenience store, but his life began to spiral as a result of alcohol and drug addiction. Alonza says his addiction led to his struggle...

Storms

What would you do if your life looked totally different by the end of the day? I think about our brothers and sisters in Texas in storm-ravaged areas who have to be wondering if their lives will ever be the same. I think about the folks in the tourism industry in that...

Memorial Day 2017

Click to read more about how our CEO, Debra King, chooses to celebrate Memorial Day by remembering our brave veterans & helping our community veterans. Read More

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