Rating: 5 stars 2 2 reviews 541
3918 Vero Road Suite C Baltimore MD 21227 USA
The casey cares foundation provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families.
The family festivities program provides families with tickets to sporting events, area attractions, group events, and concerts. We personalize the experience with snacks, disposable cameras, parking, meals and seating for children that have special needs. In 2014 there were 8,235 participants in the family festivities program.
the kami's jammies program provides sleepwear and themed pajama parties to pediatric patients on extended stays in area hospitals. In 2014, there were 6,309 participants in the kami's jammies program.
the caring connections program encourages casey cares families to meet, share and lean on each other while taking part in fun group activities. In 2014, there were 1,014 participants in the caring connections program.
the birthday blast program helps children celebrate with surprise deliveries of balloons, cookies, flowers or gift cards on their special day. Every child's birthday is special, but for the children of casey cares, it is a special milestone to be celebrated. In 2014, there were 538 participants in the birthday blast program. The celebration vacation program supports families by providing customized weekend getaways. Providing stress-free family time, with lodging, food and activities, is what makes celebration vacations special. In 2014, there were 243 participants in the celebration vacation program.
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Amazing charity to work and to donate to. They are the best of the best in the Baltimore and Mid-Atlantic area.
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Casey Cares was one of the first organizations to reach out to my granddaughter when she was diagonosed with leuken=mia in 2004. They were a godsend to her and the rest of the family, providing outings,pizza and movie nights at home through the Family Festivities and Caring connection Programs while she was in treatment, support to her parents and siblings while she was in her last days, and continued to provide special together time for the family after her death through their Better Together program. This is why I now devote my volunteer time to Casey Cares. they don't jsut reach out once to a child with one grand gesture, but do the little things in life that matter each and every day throughout their entire illness.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
ways that matter to families every day through opporutunites for special time with the siblings of the sick child, the together time for the enitre family whose funds are too low to provide them for themselves and the commradery between the families.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Keep the enitre staff because they are great!
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
getting to know the families Casey Cares serves and helping to tailor activities for their special needs.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
diverse in their backgrounds, which helps to birng fresh ideas and different view points on improving our servcies to our families.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
Advertise to a wider audience and perhaps obtain a national celebrity to endorse us.
Ways to make it better...
Kamryn, my granddaughter, had been able to participate in more of the activities Casey Cares offers, but unfortunately, she was too ill.
In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...
limited resources for advertising and difficulty in obtaining cash sponsorships.
One thing I'd also say is that...
Casey Cares does an incredible job of obtaining the donations needed to provide ongoing activities to our families using volunteers and in kind donors to keep administrative costs very low.
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