Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, CASA, is asking Miller, Little River, Howard, Hempstead, Lafayette and Nevada Counties to give online through ArkansasGives.org on April 2 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.On Thursday, April 2, the public will be able to give online from smartphones, tablets or personal computers by going to ArkansasGives.org, and choosing CASA for Children – Texarkana and making a credit card donation. In addition to the value of their gift, ArkansasGives.org donors will help CASA receive a portion of the bonus dollars and help them compete for additional cash prizes.

“Your online donation April 2 will help CASA earn bonus dollars from a $250,000 bonus pool provided by the Arkansas Community Foundation,” said Development Director, Leigh Harris. “It’s one day, one easy way to give.”

“This is a great opportunity to maximize the value of your donation during National Child Abuse Prevention Month,” said Executive Director, Danita Abernathy. “Donors often express a desire to be able to give more. With the matching funds provided through ArkansasGives, every gift given to CASA on April 2nd through ArkansasGives, no matter how large or how small, will do exactly that—give more.”

 About Arkansas Community Foundation

ACF offers tools to help Arkansans protect, grow and direct their nonprofit contributions as they learn more about community needs. By making grants and sharing knowledge, the Community Foundation supports nonprofit programs that work for Arkansas and partners to create new initiatives that address the gaps. Since 1976, the Community Foundation has provided more than $120 million in grants and partnered with thousands of Arkansans to help them improve our neighborhoods, our towns and our entire state. Contributions to the Community Foundation, its funds and any of its 27 affiliates are fully tax deductible.

CASA for Children - Texarkana is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to improving the lives of abused children. Formed in 1990, CASA provides approximately 1,000 children with hope, healing and justice throughout southwest Arkansas and northeast Texas each year.