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Help Us Assist Foster Kids and Win a $25,000 State Farm Grant

To support The Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program with their tutoring for foster children effort, please vote by visiting the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook app

CLICK on this link to VOTE:

https://www.state-assist.com/cause/1501537/abusedneglected-children

You will get the application, then click on the “Vote” button to show your support for The Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program. You can cast all 10 votes at one time.

The voting phase is open from May 14 – June 3 and any Facebook user who gets the application is eligible to vote up to 10 times per day.

Please share posts about your cause with the world—not just your friends and family. You can choose to make individual posts public by clicking on “Custom” underneath the status update. Don’t forget to include the #SFNeighborhoodAssist hashtag to make it easy for people to find your cause.

For more ideas, visit our special SF Neighborhood Assist page.



The Friends of the Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit founded in 1991 to change the lives of abused and neglected children by supporting the work of Guardians ad Litem who volunteer as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for foster children. 

We accomplish our work by providing enrichment opportunity funds and needed items for impoverished children including ones in foster care, out-of-home kinship placements, families working hard to break the cycle of poverty and youth who have aged out of foster care. 

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Background on Guardians ad Litem Program. In 1983, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Office of Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Services as a division of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. Pursuant to G.S. 7B-601, when a petition alleging abuse or neglect of a juvenile is filed in district court, the judge appoints a volunteer Guardian ad Litem advocate and an attorney advocate to provide team representation to the child. All Guardian ad Litem advocates are trained, supervised, and supported by program staff in each county of the state. To learn more, visit the websites for Wake GAL and NC Courts GAL.

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The Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. The mission is to enhance the lives of foster children, at-risk children and their caregivers through programs which promote their physical, educational, and emotional well-being, and to provide support to the Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program

2014 Program Facts and Figures:

$1 Million saved due to volunteer efforts.

More than 2,000 foster and impoverished children helped.

$200,000 in-kind donations for Holiday Project for 1,191 children.

$42,000 in-kind donations for 950 backpacks distributed to children in need.

87 Computers to kids

67 camp opportunities

Partner with other nonprofits.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State


 
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