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LACASA awarded Mary Kay Foundation grant

LACASA awarded Mary Kay Foundation grant

LACASA Center announces it is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. The foundation, headquartered in Dallas, advocates for victims and survivors of domestic violence and annually awards grants to nonprofits throughout the United States. LACASA provides nearly 30 service programs for victims and survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and […]

Pinwheels at Carnegie Library launch Child Abuse Prevention Month

LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council will host its annual “Pinwheels for Prevention” event Monday, April 1, to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month in Livingston County. Members of the community are invited to help plant a pinwheel garden during a special ceremony that will take place at noon on the front lawn of the Howell […]

Grant award expanding program to protect abused and neglected children

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded LACASA a $38,000 grant to expand the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program for children. The LACASA-CASA initiative helps protect the rights of children who have been abused and neglected. Many of these children—ranging in age from infants to teenagers—are in foster care because it is unsafe for […]

Three honored for work on behalf of victims of child abuse

Three honored for work on behalf of victims of child abuse

The three women honored by the Child Abuse Prevention Council with its Champion for Children Award for 2012 work tirelessly on behalf of Livingston County’s youngest victims of abuse. Pam Maas and Marilyn Bradford of the Livingston County Prosecutors Office, and Elizabeth Stahl of LACASA — the CAP Council’s 2012 Champions — have a combined […]