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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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...

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...

How to Decide Which Raleigh Nonprofit is Right for You

The feeling that comes from making a real difference by donating to a charity you care about is a great one. With all the excellent charities in Raleigh, North Carolina, you may want more information to help you decide which charity you’d like to give your financial...

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...