HINESVILLE, GEORGIA October 2, 2020 – Atlantic Area CASA, Inc. has been awarded a $4,250.00_ grant from International Paper’s Savannah Mill and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will support Atlantic Area CASA, Inc. volunteer recruitment campaign.
The IP Foundation funding will assist Atlantic Area CASA, Inc with advertising for needed volunteers in our underserved area of the Atlantic Judicial Circuit which includes Tattnall and Evans counties.
“We are honored to be selected among other well deserving organizations for the International Paper Foundation Grant. It has been our goal and our strategic plan to increase the number of volunteers in our service areas: Bryan, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Evans and Tattnall counties and the funding will help us do just that. So, we are Thankful for this funding opportunity”-Mrs. Gomillion, Executive Director
The International Paper Foundation is one of the ways International Paper strives to reach its vision to be among the most successful, sustainable and responsible companies in the world. Started in 1952, the foundation annually provides millions in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to address critical needs in the communities where its employees live and work. Funding priority is given to programs related to its signature causes: education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief, and initiatives that improve the planet. For more information, visit ipgiving.com.
About Atlantic Area CASA, Inc.
Established in 1999 as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit in Liberty County; Atlantic Area CASA, Inc. mission is to train community members to speak for abused and neglected foster children in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit Court System; which includes Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Tattnall counties. Our advocates fight for the best interest of children in court and ensure that the children find safe, and permanent homes. To become a CASA Volunteer or to learn more about us, visit www.atlanticcasa.org & if you wish to make a tax-deductible donation, you may do so by mailing a check to at our address: P.O. Box 817, Hinesville, Georgia 31310, or online by clicking the donation button on our website.