CASA hosting fundraiser today

ALBANY, Ga. — Dougherty Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is hosting a "FRIENDraiser" from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the Lily Pad, 320 W. Second Ave.

CASA is a nonprofit group of volunteers trained to work with abused and neglected children who are in foster care. The volunteers become advocates for the children in the juvenile court system.

Dougherty CASA has 24 advocates and serves 90 children in foster care. Additional volunteers are needed. Other assistance is needed, such as donating items required by the children and being a CASA friend to help out with special evetns.

For additional information, call (229) 435-0074 or email doughertycasa@gmail.com.