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If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.

You are invited to an evening of hors-d'oeuvres, drinks, and inspiring stories to celebrate 20 years of lifting up the lives and voices of children in foster care.

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Location: Kaneko, 1111 Jones Street
Time: VIP Reception for CASA Volunteers (Past and Present) and Sponsors, 5:00-6:00 pm // Celebration, 6:00 pm, with program beginning at 6:30 pm
Honorary Chairs: Kay Lynn & Dr. John Goldner
Emcee: Scott Moore

If you want to take advantage of the last summer days and commemorate Family Fun Month with your loved ones, here are four ideas to celebrate this August.

Whether you make friends with your next door neighbor, community member or someone who lives halfway across the world, you can celebrate International Day of Friendship. Here’s how.

When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.

There’s more to Global Hug Your Kids Day than just giving your kiddos a hug or two. If you want to celebrate today, here are some fun ideas to get you started.

Heartland CASA, an organization dedicated to ensuring that abused and neglected children have a voice in the court system by recruiting, training, and supporting community volunteer advocates, has an opening for an Executive Director.


To head the professional recruitment of CASA volunteers and support, through the Volunteer Coordinator, ensuring that children involved with CASA receive sound advocacy and early permanency planning. As well as the overall management of the agency and its operations by overseeing resource development, community and public relations, program planning, personnel management, fiscal management and serving as a liaison to the board of directors.

Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.

Do you want to make a difference and give back to your community this holiday week? Check out our list of volunteering ideas for you to try on the Fourth of July.

CASA for Douglas County is pleased to host the 8th Annual 5K Superhero Run on July 7, 2018, at Midtown Crossing,

Fortunately, there are a few ways and practices to grow in your communication skills. Here are healthy habits you can try to become a strong communicator.

Volunteer Coordinator - Grand Island

Volunteer Coordinator position at Heartland CASA (Grand Island)

This position is responsible for increasing awareness of the Heartland CASA program, bringing in new volunteers, and assisting in the training of new volunteers. This position will also supervise volunteers, including reviewing court reports, maintaining regular contact with volunteers, and assisting with issues and concerns regarding their case.

More information/apply

If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.

Support CASA for Lancaster County during Give to Lincoln Day 2018

How can you continue to honor and respect the service men and women dedicated to protecting this nation? Here are six ways to show your support this Memorial Day.

2017 By the Numbers

Norfolk Area Big Give May 22

Give to CASA for Northeast Nebraska on May 22nd for the Norfolk Area Big Give at Northeast serves Madison County.

Omaha Gives! May 23

Give to CASA for Douglas County on May 23rd for Omaha Gives at

Mentoring a child helps them to see unlimited possibilities for the future, learn something new and most importantly, realize that somebody cares about them.

While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.

Giving Days

Now through May 2nd you can give to Lincoln County CASA for North Platte Giving Day at

Now through May 3rd you can give to Heartland CASA for Go Big Give at Heartland CASA serves Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties.

Give to CASA of Southcentral Nebraska on Give Hastings Day May 10th at Southcentral serves Adams, Webster, Nuckolls, Clay, Fillmore and in March added Franklin County to their service area.

Give to CASA for Northeast Nebraska on May 22nd for the Norfolk Area Big Give at Northeast serves Madison County.

Give to CASA for Douglas County on May 23rd for Omaha Gives at

Give to CASA for Lancaster County on Give to Lincoln Day on May 31st at

Did you know that last year a child with a Heartland CASA spent 4.5 months less time in the care of the state than a child without a CASA volunteer?

Go. Big. GIVE! Go. Big. GIVE! Please consider donating to Heartland CASA during Go Big Give. Help us to reach our goal of $6000 with your support we can continue to make a difference in the life of abused and neglected children in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties.

Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.

We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.

Earth Day 2018 is the perfect opportunity to get involved with your community and take care of our Earth. Let’s talk about some ways to go green for Earth Day 2018.

If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to get involved this National Poetry Month. Today we dive into a few ideas to get started.

Turns out, helping others can actually help you live longer. You heard that right: the key to a long and fruitful life might exist in what you give, not in what you get.

How can you enjoy the new sunshine of the season? Here are some ideas for how to live your best altruistic life and celebrate sunshine on the first day of spring.

National Plant a Flower Day is the perfect start to the new season, so if you want to get involved, there are a few ways to join. Here’s how you can give back today.

Today we dive into the history behind this month and how you can get involved, give back and build a better world by celebrating National Women’s History Month.


  • Community Services Fund of Nebraska
    Community Services Fund of Nebraska
  • Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
    Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
  • National CASA Association Member
    National CASA Association Member

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