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Friday, Jun 14, 2013

Thousands Raised for CASA Charity

Thousands Raised for CASA Charity

NBC 7's Mark Mullen emceed the "Voices for Children" event at Stingaree.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013

CASAs Can Change a Life

CASAs Can Change a Life

The nationally- recognized San Diego advocacy group "Voices for Children" is making profound changes to better the lives and future of foster care children. You can imagine-- or you have heard-- about the dreadful situations which cause innocent children to be pulled from their homes. What is seldom realized,however, is how the foster care system can unintentionally set children up for failure or how one charity is helping to change that. NBC 7's Mark Mullen reports.

Monday, Jun 3, 2013

CASA Describes Bond with Foster Child

CASA Describes Bond with Foster Child

There's a common perception that foster children find families and live happily ever after. Yes, there are some good foster families but the overwhelming number of the county's 5600 foster kids are bounced from group home to foster home for years - often without a consistent, caring adult which sets many up for failure. Mark Mullen continues our look at a nationally-recognized San Diego organization called Voices for Children whose dedicated staff members and volunteers are making profound changes to better the future of foster kids.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Local Foster Students Graduate, Look Ahead

Local Foster Students Graduate, Look Ahead

As local San Diego foster children graduated from high school this month, NBC 7 anchor Mark Mullen talks to a student about her journey through foster care and how Voices for Children has helped.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Voices for Children Changing Foster Care

Voices for Children Changing Foster Care

Voices for Children is changing foster care by training everyday people to become advocates for kids--and the success has been remarkable.

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013

Voices for Children 2013 CASA Recruitment Campaign

Voices for Children 2013 CASA Recruitment Campaign

NBC 7 San Diego's Mark Mullen speaks on behalf of local organization Voices for Children, which works to match children in the foster care system with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) to speak on the child’s behalf in the courtroom, classroom, and community. This is the second consecutive year that NBC 7 is running a campaign that aims to recruit members of the San Diego community to become CASA volunteers for Voices for Children.

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013

Voices for Children

Voices for Children

You can help make sure no child is forgotten and that every child receives the services and advocacy that he/she deserves.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Volunteers Learn to Care for Foster Children

Volunteers Learn to Care for Foster Children

You may never have heard of a San Diego non-profit called Voices for Children but it’s doing remarkable, life-saving work to give formerly abused and neglected children a better chance at success.Targeting struggling foster children, Voices for Children trains volunteer...

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Voices for Children Helps Foster Kids

Voices for Children Helps Foster Kids

We continue our look at a San Diego non-profit called Voices for Children. NBC 7's Mark Mullen introduces us to a foster child whose future may have been bleak were it not for the work of his Voices for Children...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Philip Rivers Amplifies Voices for Children

Philip Rivers Amplifies Voices for Children

Voices for Children is one of the most successful programs of its kind in the nation thanks in part to its volunteers and to contributors. Among them is San Diego Star Quarterback Philip Rivers. Mark Mullen speaks with him in this report.

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The non-profit group is profoundly bettering the future of San Diego’s foster children.
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