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Your gift to LACASA Is Tripled in 2015

35th Anniversary Giving Challenge  #  Your Donation is Tripled    # $1 = $3   # A generous anonymous donor is helping us launch our 35th anniversary celebration by matching every dollar you donate in 2015 with two additional dollars. That means your donation will have triple the impact for victims and survivors from our community.  # LACASA […]

Tabitha Heading Home for Holidays

NOV. 23, 2015 — A Michigan mother and her four children who fled their abuser earlier this month will have something extra special to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. Their beloved cat, Tabitha, is en route to the family’s new location and will be reunited with them just in time for the holiday weekend. […]

Pampered Chef Event To Benefit LACASA

You are invited to attend a Pampered Chef Open House on Saturday, December 5, 2015. This “ladies only” event will benefit LACASA Center, with 30% of the proceeds donated to our nonprofit organization. Guests are invited to drop in at any time and enjoy some holiday cheer, great recipe tastings, and fun shopping for kitchenware, useful […]

Attend a ‘Within these Walls’ Event

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host each month.  Our Within these Walls events are small, personal gatherings that introduce you to LACASA Center and our mission.  During these one-hour programs, we share our stories, discuss our plans for the future, and conduct a […]

Join Kroger & VGs Rewards Programs

  You can help LACASA Center each and every time you shop at Kroger or VG’s Grocery. Link your Kroger Plus card and your VG’s YES card to LACASA and we automatically receive quarterly checks.   KROGER: How to Sign-Up Visit Go to your account – sign in or create an account My Account […]

Special Events Job Position Open

Part-Time Special Events Coordinator As a Special Events Coordinator for LACASA Center, you will coordinate and implement all facets of LACASA’s signature fundraising events throughout the year. You also will oversee and coordinate agency involvement in third-party donation drives and fundraising events. LACASA’s primary fundraising events include the Drive Out Child Abuse Golf Scramble, Garden […]

Key Plastics Helps ‘Wipe Out Abuse’

OCTOBER, 2015 — LACASA Center was the recent recipient of a month-long donation drive held at Key Plastics of Howell. The “Wipe Out Abuse” campaign at Key Plastics encouraged more than 400 employees to contribute paper products, diapers and other items to benefit survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault who receive services […]

LACASA Launches ‘Call Us First’ Campaign

Listen to WHMI’s Viewpoint interview with LACASA >> Campaign Encourages Victims to Reach Out for Help LACASA’s Sexual Assault Response Center launches a “Call Us First” campaign in September which encourages victims to reach out for help following a sexual assault. “It can be intimidating and even paralyzing for a victim to contact the police following an assault,” […]

Personal Profile: Dr. Thomas M. Kellogg

Parenting Education Partner Kellogg Legacy Alive and Well The Kellogg family has been helping civic, charity and faith-based organizations through philanthropy for more than a century. Today, Thomas M. Kellogg, DDS, of Howell continues his family’s legacy of giving back to the community by making a difference in Livingston County and around the globe. Thomas grew […]

Champion Awards Announced

Three Named 2015 Champions for Children Three individuals were honored with the 2015 Champion for Children Award at LACASA’s Twilight in the Garden event on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Kirk and A.J. Evenson are long-time educators and advocates for vulnerable children in Livingston County. Tanya Kramer is a foster mom, raising six children on her […]

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LACASA Staff Insight

Why Victims Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of sexual abuse

The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: Why don’t victims tell? Tell a parent? Tell a teacher? Tell a friend? Tell someone? We know the question well at LACASA. It comes up repeatedly in our line of work, which […]