Adoption Day Toy Drive

Adoption Day Toy Drive
DYFS in hosting a special Adoption Day event on December 5. This event will be in honor of the children who have recently been adopted through the Division in Atlantic County. We are asking for your help by bringing an unwrapped toy to the CASA office at 321 Shore Road in Somers Point by Wednesday, December 2. Please call
609) 601-7800 for further information.


The Benefit Auction & Wine Tasting honoring our good friend Rosalind Krause was an enormous success. Thank you all who sponsored, volunteered, donated and attended – you brought us closer to our goal of serving all 700 children currently in the foster care system in Atlantic and Cape May Counties.


On Thursday, October 29, 17 new Volunteer Advocates were sworn in by Judge Max Baker. The ceremony is the culmination of 30 hours of intensive training to become a CASA Volunteer Advocate. Welcome to all of our new volunteers!

The image above includes the following new Volunteer Advocates:
Yasna Babich, Pleasantville, NJ; Louise Dietz, Seaville, NJ; Bianca Doster, Atlantic City, NJ; Anne Feilinger, Galloway, NJ; Akilah Hughes, Pleasantville, NJ; Florence Novek, Margate, NJ; Joan Quilligan, Margate, NJ; Marie Quilter, Mays Landing, NJ; Judy Saracco, Villas, NJ; Joe Schmidt, Cape May, NJ; Susan Schneider, Linwood, NJ; Maisha Scudder, Absecon, NJ; Janet Shapiro, Mays Landing, NJ; Rondell Showell, Atlantic City, NJ; John Szramiak, Ocean View, NJ; Darah Walther, Sweetwater, NJ; Linda Wright, Petersburg, NJ, and (center) Judge Max Baker, Presiding Judge Family Part Vicinage I.