Upcoming: CASA-CAN / Toby’s House Charity Run
GREAT FALLS – The CASA-CAN / Toby’s House Charity Run kicks off Thursday, July 22 in Great Falls. The event is a fundraiser for two organizations that help children in Cascade County.
Of Facebook event page:
- Run, walk, roll, pull, push, hover or forge 5 km, or even get on the couch!
- Be a superhero to help CASA-CAN and Toby’s House.
- Dress up your kids, pets and friends and spread the word.
- Submit photos to our Facebook event for prizes and gift cards!
COT: $ 20 includes the bib and the medal; register for the Superhero Virtual Run by click here. If you want to support the effort but don’t want to run, you can join the “Couch Potato Club” by click here.
CASA-CAN recruits and trains volunteers to represent the best interests of children in abuse and neglect proceedings in Cascade County. Visit the CASA-CAN website to learn more about the organization, including this overview:
CASA Advocates are community volunteers who give their time, voice and commitment to a victim of child abuse to help ensure that their rights are protected so that they do not get lost in a system. overcrowded child welfare system. No experience necessary – all you need is some heart and some time. Training provided. Volunteers are needed to achieve CASA’s goal of giving a voice to every child in need and to break the cycle of child abuse in this generation.
Last December, Toby’s House Crisis Nursery opened in Great Falls. Toby’s House provides emergency respite care to children in our community between the ages of 0 and 6. In 2011, October “Toby” Perez was just two years old when she died of abuse from her mother’s boyfriend. Toby’s House’s words to help other kids like Toby. Click here for more details.
To find out more, become a volunteer or make a donation, Click here to visit the Toby’s House website, or click here to visit the Facebook page. You can also call 406-770-3191 or email [email protected]