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Welcome to CASA of East Central Illinois

CASA of East Central Illinois is a not-for-profit corporation that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children brought into the Coles County and/ or Cumberland County Juvenile Court systems. Help us serve every child.

Glo Bingo Fundraiser will be on November 1, 2016 at the Moose Lodge in Charleston, IL. Doors will open at 5:30 pm and games begin at 6:30 pm.

News & Announcements

  • Here are a few reasons to celebrate this momentous anniversary of United Nations Day, and how you can use it to promote altruism within your own life.

  • Make October about more than just pumpkin spice lattes and costumes. Check out some of these ideas on how you can give back this month.

  • Values and beliefs instilled now flourish into actions later. What can you do to instill philanthropic values in your children? To get you started, here are six ways to teach your child about giving.

  • Dogs are the best, and this month you can celebrate them even more, because October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

  • If you’re interested in living an altruistic lifestyle while still watching your wallet, check out this list of unique things you can donate besides money.

  • How can you make a difference in the world? By reducing your carbon footprint. Check out these easy ways you can lessen your environmental impact and help save the earth.

  • A mentorship program has more benefits in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether it's right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

  • Altruism stretches out, encompassing ourselves, others and nature itself. So how can we put this sense of altruism into real-life? By practicing its values with animal creatures around us.

CASA of East Central Illinois is proud to be a United Way agency.

Sandra J. Johnson, CASA advocate since 2013, shares her life's story of how she and her siblings florished despite horrendous circumstances. Follow the author on her journey from sorrow to success. Available now from Amazon and Lulu.