Court Appointed Special Advocates of Galveston County recently received a grant award from the Texas Bar Foundation in the amount of $7,500. Since its inception in 1965, the foundation has awarded more than $18 million in grants to law-related programs. 

The grant award will help the local nonprofit continue its efforts to recruit, train and supervise volunteers to serve abused and neglected children.

CASA of Galveston County is a member of Texas CASA, a state association of 71 local programs serving children in 207 Texas counties. For more information, visit or call 409-572-2552.

 — Angela Wilson

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