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    April Volunteer Spotlight: Sallie Preston-Smith

    The mission of a CASA advocate is to be a consistent presence and support during the duration of their CASA child’s CINC (Child In Need of Care) case. As workers and placements change our advocates typically do not. This month we are highlighting Sallie Preston-Smith for her consistent advocacy as her CASA children navigate the foster care system.She was sworn in as a CASA on April 20, 2016.   Read More...

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    Now is the time to Act Against Child Abuse!

    During National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, CASA of Terrebonne challenges residents of Terrebonne Parish to stand against child abuse and take action to support children who have been abused or neglected. At any given time, there are 216 children in foster care in Terrebonne Parish. These children come into the child welfare system through no fault of their own. Children are coming into care here in Terrebonne Parish at an alarming rate with the majority being taken from the...  Read More...

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    March Volunteer Spotlight: Mr. Merkle “Skipper” Kornegay

     It is difficult to find the words to describe someone whose presence was bigger than himself. A man whose heart was as big as he was, a man full of compassion and wisdom, a man who would go above and beyond for something he believed in. This is the description of a man that we lost on February 10, 2019 -- Mr.   Read More...

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    February Volunteer Spotlight: Connie Fremin

     Connie Fremin was sworn in as an advocate on May 2, 2018. On May 14, 2018, Connie was officially assigned to her case and immediately stood out in her advocacy. Her case involves two young children in different placements.   Read More...

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    Amazon Smiles

    AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on t...  Read More...

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