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When it comes to supporting local business, there’s more to it than helping the community; it supports you too. Check out these reasons why going local helps you out in the long run.
There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.
What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!
Give yourself and your loved ones the greatest gift this American Heart Month by focusing on making heart-healthy decisions towards a happier and healthier lifestyle.
The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. (KCN) seeks a dynamic individual for the full-time position of Office Administrator. The ideal candidate for this position should be a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. This position is based in our Louisville, KY office and reports directly to the State Director/CEO.
It can sometimes be difficult to consider how exactly to recognize Black History Month. What can you do? Here are six ideas for honoring Black History Month.
Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead? Check out these 5 ways!
The art of meeting new people, and establishing new relationships, is a genuine skill. And, you don’t even have to be a social butterfly to master it!
CASA of the River Region is seeking a dynamic, strategic, innovative, and passionate Executive Director/CEO to lead the organization through its next phase of growth and impact. This will be an outgoing leader comfortable operating with a sense of urgency and with diplomatic assertiveness in fundraising and advocacy for CASA of the River Region. This role involves the ability to think outside the box, be creative, flexible, adaptive, and to exercise sound judgment within the structure governing CASA. The program serves children in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties.
Fortunately, recent studies have shown that volunteering with people (or a cause you care about) can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues.
Positivity is key to creating an altruistic lifestyle in the New Year. If you want to start 2024 off on a high note, check out these tips for living a positive life this year.
If you’re ready for fun and flurries this winter season, check out some of these great winter wonderland adventures to try with your family.
We’ve compiled a list just for you on last minute gift ideas that give back. Try some of these out to celebrate the holidays more altruistically this year.
Do you want more opportunities to give to your community? We’ve compiled a list of holiday fundraiser ideas to get involved in yourself or with other altruistic causes.
As we dive into the season of giving this month, let’s explore how the very action of giving can lead to a more altruistic life, improve our mood and even makes us happy.
This year for Giving Tuesday, you can bring hope to a child. A child who has experienced abuse or neglect. A child who may be navigating the court system alone. A child who needs a CASA volunteer by their side. Your donation helps us provide support to local CASA programs across Kentucky, recruit more CASA volunteers, and ultimately, serve more children in need.
Singing with others has numerous health benefits for your body and mind. Here are a few ways to be healthier and happier with music in your life.
Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.
This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.
The Kentucky CASA Network announced the winners of the Awards of Excellence during the awards luncheon of the 2023 Kentucky CASA Conference on October 4, 2023 in Lexington. Judges, volunteers, and program staff from across the commonwealth nominated these winners for their excellent work to advance the CASA mission.
Being kind to a stranger may seem simple, but it often requires a conscious effort to do. How can you show kindness to strangers in your life? We have 9 ideas to start.
A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.
Whether you choose to volunteer at a local shelter, support military service personnel or donate to a cause you care about, your Labor Day can be focused on honoring those who have worked so hard to build up our country’s economic and political well being.
While quotes might not directly stimulate our own lives, they play a significant role in encouraging a positive lifestyle. So go ahead, discover inspiration.
This back-to-school season, do more than simply prepare for a new school year—help those in need!
Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.
Whether they’re familial, romantic or platonic, relationships are vital to beneficial and stable lives. So how can we learn to build positive and enriching relationships? Take a look at these top eight tips for some ideas.
This summer, take some time to enjoy a vacation. Whether it’s three days or three weeks, at home or across the world, throw yourself into the moment and use it as an opportunity to relax, regrow and reconnect with your loved ones.
This Father’s Day, give Dad the best gift: a caring, compassionate life. See how you can support others around you and give back this Sunday.
The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. announces the appointment of four local CASA program directors and the state director to National CASA/GAL Association for Children’s leadership councils. The directors will serve their terms along with child welfare leaders from around the nation, playing an integral role in voicing the unique needs of nearly 900 local programs that make up the National CASA/GAL network.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.
Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.
While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.
Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. To give a few ideas, here are easy things you can do to brighten someone’s day.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
This March, celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning more and giving back. See how you can get involved, live altruistically and make a difference in the lives of girls and women around you.
Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you’re a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
Valentine’s Day can be much more than a holiday to spoil your loved ones. This February 14th, consider spreading the love in altruistic ways. Check out these tips to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.
There are plenty of ways you can continue to volunteer your time and efforts to make the world a better place—even from the comfort of your home or inside the warmth of an organization! Check out these eight opportunities to give back during the winter.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped make the world a better place and advocated for equal rights for everyone. Use MLK Day as a time to honor his legacy by giving back or doing something good for somebody else.
The Kentucky CASA Network has announced three new full-time positions to help advance its mission of supporting the development, growth, and continuation of local CASA programs in Kentucky. The positions include Network Services Manager, Research and Data Analyst, and Director of Volunteer Recruitment and Program Capacity. These positions were developed to assist the Kentucky CASA Network with implementing its 2022-2024 Statewide Growth Plan, which includes increasing the total number of active/assigned CASA volunteers, expanding CASA programs geographically into unserved counties, providing quality technical assistance to local programs, and collecting and analyzing data to examine the outcomes of CASA advocacy in the state. Interested candidates should apply by February 3, 2023.
With a new year comes new opportunities to give back and do more good. Remember that there’s never a bad time to start giving back. Even if you fall off track, there’s always time to get back in the saddle.
The holidays are a wonderful time to spend together with family, friends and loved ones. However, it’s also an opportunity to give back
When it’s time to start a new healthy habit, it can be pretty difficult. If you want to start the new year with a habit that will actually stick, check out these tips to get started.
Human rights should be protected at all costs. You can get involved this Universal Human Rights Month and continue to spread the word year-round