CASA of Hancock County hosted a volunteer appreciation event to acknowledge the work that is being done each day by the programs 40+ volunteers. On June 17th volunteers gathered at the Longfellow Community Center donning their favorite hat. Board members provided dinner and Hollywood Casino provided a gorgeous tuxedo cake for all to enjoy.
The guest speakers for the evening included two former foster youth and two long time CASA Advocates. The former foster youth told their personal stories and thanked the volunteers for their work on behalf of the children they serve. The two-decade plus volunteers from New Orleans discussed their motivation for doing this work and encouraged attendees to keep the faith even during difficult and complex cases.