Taryn will wake up this morning to the sound of chirping blue jays and the warmth of the sun beaming across her face. She’ll smell the overwhelming aroma of fresh pancakes and crispy bacon coming from the kitchen. Her dog will hop onto her bed and, with his cold nose and sloppy kisses, ensure that […]

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The Oradell Book & Needle Club was founded in 1915 as an organization committed to community improvement, through volunteering and service. Even after 103 years, these incredible women have remained steadfast in pursuit of their goals. Most indicative of this quality, is their recent decision to make CASA the focus of their Special State Project. […]

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Domestic Violence Has Long-Range Consequences What happens to children exposed to domestic violence? A lot–and none of it is good. Children not only watch the abuse. They hear the sounds of abuse, see the bruises, and of course, very often, they too are the victims. They are taught to keep the family secret. They suffer in […]

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Yesterday on Wednesday, September 12th, the Lyndhurst Women’s Club courteously hosted Bergen County CASA at their first meeting of the year. After treating CASA to a wonderful, homemade lunch, club President Rosemary McGuigan introduced Executive Director Ellen Davis to the 52-member group. Following an overview of CASA’s duties and goals, the projector sparked on and […]

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Summer is often home to childhood’s most poignant memories. Grass stained knees. Hands covered in the stick of melted ice cream. The shock of cool, chlorinated water on a blistering afternoon. School is always right around the corner though. Summer’s end is usually synonymous with taking on new, exciting subjects and reuniting with good friends […]

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Rooted deep within the membrane of the United States, is its unique and inspirational origin as one of the first countries to be founded on a set of ideals and beliefs, rather than claims to a specific piece of land or genetic heritage. Framers Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Ben Franklin, and so many others, envisioned […]

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On Monday, June 4th, the Bergen-Highlands Ramsey Rotary Club, graciously hosted Bergen County CASA at their weekly meeting. After a generous lunch and a few business items, club President Paul Scarduffa, introduced Executive Director Ellen Davis, to the 28+ member group. Once Ellen concluded her brief overview of what CASA is all about, the lights […]

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YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A CHARMED BY CHARITY EVENT TO BENEFIT CASA for CHILDREN of BERGEN COUNTY!! Alex and Ani Ridgewood Thursday, December 14, 2017 5pm-7pm Please save the date and join us at the Alex and Ani retail store in Ridgewood, NJ for a special event to benefit CASA for Children of Bergen […]

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December 9, 2017 Garden State Plaza J. Crew Paramus, NJ Offer 20% off purchases of $125 or more during the Event (in store only) J.Crew will donate a percent of the store’s sales during Event to Bergen County CASA Light snacks and refreshments Have stylists on hand during the Event to assist with styling, pre-shop […]

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Advocate Recognition Ceremony for Bergen County CASA advocates with special original CASA song. Song starts at 4:55. Lyrics by Suzanne Curry, music written and performed by Libby Kallins and Shane Curry of the band Zoochie. If you were unable to attend our Volunteer Recognition Event you can hear opening marks and a special song for […]

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