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Court Appointed Special Advocates® (CASA) are community volunteers, just like you, who stand up and speak out to help children who have been abused and neglected.

Our CASA program belongs to a network of 951 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused and neglected in courtrooms and communities.

  • Children Served
    Children Served

    5,230

  • Volunteers
    Volunteers

    1,550

  • Volunteer Hours
    Volunteer Hours

    147,700

  • Counties Served
    Counties Served

    56

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Brackett has been the program coordinator for almost three years. She supervises CASA volunteers and does community outreach, seeking out and training new volunteers. Having lived in East Tennessee for most of her life, she graduated from Maryville College in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in child development.

Customers can reserve their box for $125 by logging on to www.casachefbox.com. Deadline to order is Feb. 23. Pairing the meal with alcohol from Forked Vine is also available at the link. The boxes will be available at First Presbyterian Church on March 4 from noon until 6 p.m. But picking up the meal is only a part of the evening.

CASA of East Tennessee invites Knoxville area community members to its 9th annual and first virtual Red Shoe Gala on Saturday, February 6th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Presented by Lusid Media, Waste Management, and Radio Systems Corporation.

Tickets are available online at www.casaofeasttn.org/rsg or by phone at 865-329-3399, ext 1. Tickets to access the event are $40 per individual and $75 per couple. Sponsorships are available starting at $250.