CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Of Los Angeles presented the 5th Annual Evening To Foster Dreams fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton on May 16, 2017. Comedian Al Madrigal hosted the gala. Emmy award-winning actress and CASA volunteer, Mary Beth Evans, was honored for her efforts in helping abused and neglected children. Freeform’s “The Fosters”, Share Inc. and Dilys Tosteson Garcia were also honored. Guests enjoyed a silent auction, live auction, dinner and a comedy performance by legendary comedian Dana Carvey.
CASA’s mission is to advocate for abused and neglected children. 30,000 children in Los Angeles County have been abused and neglected under the Dependency Court’s jurisdiction. Volunteer advocates of CASA undertake these major functions: advocate, support, investigate, report and recommend. These actions drastically improve a child’s safety, placement in a permanent home and the child’s well-being. CASA has served over 4,200 children and counting. To learn more please go to http://www.casala.org.