1. From Listening to Advocating

    Glenda is a CASA volunteer serving on her third case.  "There is a saying, 'Be who you needed when you were younger.' That's why I advocate," says Glenda. Like many of our CASA volunteers, she has been a fierce advocate and in this month's mission moment, we share her story that exemplifies what it…Read More

  2. How One CASA Made a Difference

    When Mary first met her CASA child she wondered immediately how she would be able to make a difference as twelve-year-old Holly was severely autistic, non-verbal and not toilet trained.  But Mary got right to work, reading books about autism, contacting experts and reaching out to community special…Read More

  3. Bike to Work Day

    June 26th was the 32nd annual Bike to Work Day in Fort Collins.  Each year on the fourth Wednesday in June, FC Bikes hosts its signature Bike Month event: Bike to Work Day.  Fort Collins Bike to Work Day is a biannual event to encourage people to bicycle for transportation, experience the benefits…Read More

  4. New Service Announcement

    May 28th, 2019 We are pleased to announce our Harmony House program is piloting the Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) as a new service to support parents during supervised parenting time. NPP is an evidence-based program that strengthens families by teaching positive parenting skills and has been pr…Read More

  5. Swearing In – Are You Ready to Become a CASA?

    Congratulations to our newest group of advocates that were sworn in by Judge Stephen Howard on May 29th!  Swearing in means so much to those who have completed training and are ready to be assigned to a case so they can advocate for a child in Larimer County. Swearing in occurs when potential volun…Read More

  6. Brush Up!

    During a Saturday morning visitation, while the family finished their breakfast of pancakes and orange juice, the children told their Dad that they brought their toothbrushes and had one for him too! Dad showed the children how to brush every surface of their teeth, they laughed at the toothpaste ar…Read More

  7. Light of Hope 2019

    Light of Hope Recap The 2019 Light of Hope Community Breakfast for CASA of Larimer County was a huge success thanks to our event committee, speakers, table captains, volunteers, and our amazing sponsors!  Over 360 guests registered to attend the event.  Together this group raised over $90,000 with…Read More

  8. Some Stories are Hard to Hear

    Viewer Discretion Advised: Content is not suitable for younger audiences.  During the month of April, we strive to bring awareness of child abuse in our own community and provide ways for our local citezens to get involved.  The phrase "child abuse and neglect" can often feel like jargon words.  …Read More

  9. First Group of 2019 CASA Volunteers Sworn In

    On Thursday, February 21st, 16 new CASA volunteers were sworn in by Judge Stephen Howard at the Larimer County Justice Center. Many families and friends were present as these individuals took an oath to serve some of our community's most vulnerable children. After completing a preference sheet ident…Read More

  10. Ottercares Closed2Open Event Benefits Harmony House

    On Thursday, February 21st, Otter Products closed its doors to open their hearts to Harmony House. They did so in parternership with the OtterCares Foundation, the charitable arm of Otter Products. Established in 2010, OtterCares believes that one young and inspired mind can change the world. They a…Read More

  11. A Promise to Return

    It was their "get to know you" meeting, and Bob thought that he was probably as nervous as Todd, the young man he had chosen to advocate for. Todd's  Foster Parents had invited him to their house for dinner, and Bob wasn't sure what to expect from the evening. After the family had finished the even…Read More

  12. A Perfect Gentleman

    It was their very first visit, and Jan was a bit nervous about the plans she had made to take Chase to the library, as his Foster Mom had informed her that he had been in time-out at school 16 times that week! Jan was pleasantly surprised by his behavior during their time together. Chase was a perfe…Read More