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April 2019 CEO Update: Our Strategic Plan

April 2019 CEO Update: Our Strategic Plan

As you may know, CASA is creating a strategic plan to guide our work over the next five years.  It has been an incredible process.  We are grateful for all those who contributed to our 27 year foundation and with fresh eyes we revisited and updated our mission,...

Tax Tips and Tricks for Charitable Donors

Tax Tips and Tricks for Charitable Donors

Working on your taxes this month might have you rethinking your strategies for 2019. If so, have a look at some of these tax strategies to do the most good for your community and your portfolio.Donate appreciated stock rather than cash.If you plan to make a donation...

Housing and the Minimum Wage

Housing and the Minimum Wage

Welcome to CASA's new Advocacy Blog!  We'll use this space to talk about housing issues in the news that matter to the people we serve. Today's topic: Housing and the Minimum Wage.

March 2019 Advocacy Blog: Housing Vouchers

Welcome to CASA's new Advocacy Blog!  We'll use this space to talk about housing issues in the news that matter to the people we serve. Our first topic?  Housing vouchers. What is a housing voucher? Nearly 60,000 low-income households in North Carolina use housing...

Make a Difference When You Give Back in 2019

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....

Why Giving Shouldn’t Be Limited to the Holiday Season

Why Giving Shouldn’t Be Limited to the Holiday Season

With the spirit of giving and community in the air, people give more during the holidays than any other time of the year. In fact, nearly one-third of annual giving occurs in December. This huge influx of donations helps a lot of nonprofits carry out their missions,...

CASA’s 2018 Year in Review

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

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....

Raleigh Giving Party raises over $4,400 for CASA

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

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...

CASA Event Raises over $115,000 for Affordable Housing

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

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,...

CASA Featured in this Month’s Walter Magazine

CASA Featured in this Month’s Walter Magazine

CASA is excited to be featured in Walter Magazine in September!  The article features several tenants' experiences and an interview with CASA's CEO, Mary Jean Seyda. Check it out!  http://www.waltermagazine.com/givers/casa/  

How CASA Helps With Homelessness in Durham, NC

How CASA Helps With Homelessness in Durham, NC

There are more than 1,000 individuals who currently live without permanent housing in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area. For more than 25 years, CASA has been working to provide these individuals, families, and U.S. veterans with a place to live and establish...

Join us for the Cabin for CASA!

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?

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...

CASA Board appoints Mary Jean Seyda as CEO

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....

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