CASA's Impact in the Community

Success Stories, News, and Special Events

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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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...

How 10 Durham Nonprofits Are Impacting the Community

The nonprofit organizations and charities of Durham, North Carolina, do a lot to help and support struggling families, children, animals, and more within the community. Below, we’ve put together a list of 10 nonprofits in Durham doing great work to make the city a...

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...

How You Can Support the Work of Nearby Nonprofits

Donations aren’t the only way you can make a difference for people experiencing homelessness around North Carolina’s Triangle. Your time is just as valuable a gift, and by volunteering with nearby groups, you’re showing those in need that there are people out there...

How Workforce Housing Means a Place to Call Home

Voucher based housing is a program in which property owners provide housing for low-income residents at a reduced rent. The property owners then receive a financial benefit from the government to make up the difference for their involvement in the program.  Not all of...

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...