PHILANTHROPY FOR KIDS

Kids for CASA is an auxiliary group for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County that was first formed at Corona del Mar High School by two students - Garin Friedman & Zach St. Hilaire in 2016. Since then, Kids for CASA has grown across Orange County to other schools, as well as an independent group of students in all age groups who assist the CASA agency in raising awareness and funds to help fuel CASA's mission of serving children in the foster care system with a volunteer mentor & advocate who will work to ensure that the child is safe, has a permanent home and an opportunity to thrive.

For more information about joining Kids for CASA, please email Matthew at mwadlinger@casaoc.org

TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS

2017-2018 Fundraiser

Kids for CASA raised over $30,000 selling holiday ornaments for $100 each. The kids were able to do everyday household chores, lemonade stand sales, and more to underwrite all of the costs associated with the purchase of these ornaments.

2018-2019 Fundraiser

Kids for CASA raised over $26,000 leading the fundraising efforts for the 2019 Pinwheel Project Fundraiser at Fashion Island. The kids sold pinwheels in their neighborhoods, outside fire stations and grocery stores, and to their friends and family. The kids were on hand at the actual Pinwheel Project event at Fashion Island on 5/11/19 to help raise more donations and hand out balloons to other children at the event.

2019-2020 Fundraiser

Kids for CASA raised over $36,000 leading the fundraising efforts for the 2020 Pinwheel Project Fundraiser at Fashion Island in the Spring 2020. Due to COVID-19, the kids shifted their fundraiser into a virtual format and worked on a "Pinwheel Pass Video" that helped propel awareness and donations to new levels!

2020-2021 Fundraiser

Kids for CASA raised over $36,000 leading the fundraising efforts for a Build-A-Bear Fundraiser in the Fall & Winter of 2020. The children were able to help get 684 bears donated for our local foster youth that CASA serves, as well as raise critical funds to help CASA serve more youth.

2021-2022 Fundraiser

Kids for CASA raised over $38,800 leading the fundraising efforts for a second Build-A-Bear Fundraiser that coincided with Valentine's Day in 2022. The children donated 757 bears for youth in the foster care system through their hard work and also raised a HUGE amount of money through this event.

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS

j. Serra catholic
high school

layla allen
CORONA DEL MAR
HIGH SCHOOL

Ireland FOSTER - CO president
ENZO MARINO - CO PRESIDENT
LIV SORENSEN - CO VICE PRESIDENT
Stone Fell - Co Vice President
anabelle frazier
Crean lutheran
high school

Carolyn Lu - President
Aynsley bryan - Vice President
Luke abdel-sayed
sophia albornoz
tannis bailey
Rebecca bedell
kyra donovan
micah fernandez
grace frisbee
dylan hii
katherine johnson
jessica lang
abby lee
sofia motessi
anber nguyen
sophia pantoja
gabriel varela
leah wooden

SANTA MARGaRITA CATHOLIC
HIGH SCHOOL

Ryan Clemons - Co President
Grace Jackson - co president
Reagan J Santoni
Mia F Kienle
Jalani J Liva
Lauren N Kirby
Grace C Banning
Mia Borgerding
Emma O. Gomez
Matthew P Bays
Ruby L. Hodge
Lukas S Zinn
Macie N Sergi
Nicole F Leontas
Gian Dhingra
Zachary Cwiertnia
Camryn E Hoppe
Abigail M Viscount
Jack R Svinth
James M Bonin
Kaitlyn DeJesus
Danielle L Marking
Luke E Johnson
Ethan T Rhee
Kate Cho
Paige R Melton
Angelina J Moschetti
Josette Chenaur
Cooper S Scibelli
Mason Borgerding
Jack C Baldi
Cameron D Burke
Madeline M Merchant
Bailey T MichaelianMarks
Eric Park
Elle R Sherwood
Sheridan M Smith
Cole J Peterson
Riley Treister
Emma E Trueman
Lainey E Morgan
Jackson W Bilawa
Rylie J Futrell
Keller M Morgan
Blake A Balsz
Haley Hyden
Marlene L Tonke
Luke S Soliman
Isabella M Dyer
Roman M Mendoza
Cynthia N Amparano
Kayla G McClai
Samuel M Cova
Gwyneth Hanna
Sydney P Osborn
Regan J Shields
Benjamin R Drago
Natalie M Miller
Margaret E Thilken
Carly R Degulis
Emery G Shields
Abbey R Kacer
Dylan M Nelson
Jake M Hickson
Trent I Johnson
HUNTINGTON BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL


CARTER KENNY
HAYDEN KENNY
LONG BEACH WILSON
HIGH SCHOOL

MACKLIN PERELLI - PRESIDENT
ANDREW PEDRAZA
NATE DONOVAN
ZaiAmir St. Bernard



INDEPENDENT GROUP MEMBERS

AVALON ADDERTON
ALEX ALDOROTY
BRENNER ALLEN
LAYLA ALLEN
KAMAL BATNIJI
BROOKS BAUER
LAUREN BEKAS
BRYNN BELITZ
GIANNA BURGA
MATISSE BRAUN
LIAM BRUMLEU
GIANNA BURGA
ANTONELLA CAGGIANO
James cho
JOHN CHO
JACK CLEMONS
COLIN COSTANZO
EVAN COSTANZO
ETHAN DAVIDSON
JONATHON DESOUSA
NICHOLAS DESOUSA
HARPER DORNA
SCARLETT DORNA
AVERY DRISCOLL
DOMINIC FILSOOF
BRIDGET FLANAGAN
LIAM FLANAGAN
GIANNA GALLEGOS
GRAYSON GALLEGOS
GRANT GOULD
WILLIAM GOULD
FINN GRIMSTAD
HUDSON GRIMSTAD
ELLA GROSSI
HUDSON GROSSI
EVIE GUTTENBERG
ROBIN GUTTENBERG
RYAN HILDEBRANDT
SHEALEIGH HILDEBRANDT
THOMAS HILDEBRANDT
DANE HOWELL
VINNY IBRAHIM
KATE JACKSON
VICTORIA JACKSON
WARD JACKSON
DARIUS JARDIN
NAVA JARDIN
MIA JARRETT
ANSLEY JELIC
KEEGAN JELIC
AVA JOSEPH
JAMES JOSEPH
SYDNEY JOSEPH
NATALIE KAVANUGH

CAMPBELL KELLY
COOPER KELLY
BELLA KRAVITZ
LEXIE LEEDOM
SERENA LOVUS
LANDON LUXENBERG
CONNOR MARCEREAU
DYLAN MARCEREAU
BRADY MARTIN
CHASE MASEK
FINN MASTERSON
LUCKY MATTIES
ELLE MCCALLISTER
PARKER MCCALLISTER
NATALIE MILLER
CHARLOTTE MINHAS
LOGAN MINHAS
AVRY MORRELL
REESE MUELLER
AVERY NEARY
JACOB OXEN
ELLA PANEHAL
OLIVIA PANEHAL
CAMRYN PHILLIPS
CONNOR PHILLIPS
JACKSON PHILLIPS
WILL RAMSAY
WHITNEY REAMS
BELLA RIVAS
MAX RIVAS
BRAYDEN SANNER
SKYE SANNER
EVAN SHANDELL
MICHAEL SHANDELL
CONNOR SLAVIK
GAVIN SLAVIK
LIV SORENEN
SOFIA STAMIRES
BRENDAN STRADER
CONNOR STRADER
BRIDGET STROM
BLAIR TENNANT
BROOKLYN TENNANT
CASSIN TIPPETT
WESLEY TIPPETT
KYLA TRITZ
STELLA VANDERHOOK
PIPER WALD
SAVANNAH WALD
DANI WARREN
CAMERON WEAVER
DYLAN WEAVER
HUDSON WILLIAMS
SOFIA WILLIAMS
AMELIA WITTKOP
OWEN WITTKOP

PHOTOGRAPHS

Junior Kids for CASA - Ornament Fundraiser 2017
Junior Kids for CASA - Pinwheel Project 2019 (Pre-Selling Pinwheels)
Junior Kids for CASA - Pinwheel Project 2019 (Main Event at Fashion Island on 5/11/2019)
Junior Kids for CASA - Appreciation Event (at Atomic Creamery on 6/9/2019)

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