CASDA relies on the support of our community to sustain our services to victims and survivors of violence. Donors, volunteers, and interns provide the support and structure that make our work possible. To learn more about how you can help, please check out the opportunities listed below.
Support Us Financially
CASDA’s work continues and will be needed long after the Covid-19 pandemic is fully behind us! By making a donation, you are supporting the general operations of the agency. It’s an easy, effective way to make a difference! The community’s financial support allows CASDA to provide essential services like these:
- 24-hour, non-judgmental support to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, or child abuse
- An immediate response to victims after an incident has been reported to law enforcement
- Community education
- Facilitated group support for survivors of abuse
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318 21st Ave. East
Superior, WI 54880 USA
The next time you’re stocking up, think of us. Our shelter works to keep the following on hand for individuals and families fleeing abuse: toiletries; first aid supplies; cleaning supplies; baby wipes and diapers; gift certificates; pillows (new) and non-perishable food items.
Our current Emergency Shelter Program wish list can be found here: CASDA Shelter Wish List Summer 2021
Some typically items needed by our Emergency Shelter can also be found on our Amazon Wish List HERE.
Our Children’s Program wish list can be found here: Children’s Program Wishlist**During Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2021) Superior High School junior Natalie Markon created THIS HANDY LIST with Amazon links to encourage classmates and community members to purchase items for children and teens served by CASDA. She suggests that folks buy local when they can, but those who find ordering easier are welcome to have items shipped directly to CASDA (318 21st Ave. E., Superior, WI, 54880). Even though April is over, we would still be glad to take items geared toward children and older youth.
We can often accept gently used clothing and household items on an as-needed basis, but please call ahead (715-392-3136) or use the form below. Our storage room is often full.
June 2021 – We are starting to lift many of our Covid-19 restrictions on in-person volunteer opportunities!
Support CASDA by greeting clients and other visitors, accepting/sorting donations, preparing mailings, keeping the welcome center neat and completing additional projects requested by staff. With additional training, office volunteers may also answer calls on our help line.
Provide on-site childcare for children of all ages during clients’ support group sessions and/or outreach appointments, and for parents in need of respite. Help design, implement and facilitate structured activities for children residing in shelter. Remain flexible to complete other tasks if no children are present.
Provide off-site advocacy services during non-business hours to victims of abuse seeking medical attention. Volunteer must have driver’s license, proof of insurance and own transportation. Reimbursement for mileage is available. This position requires approximately 40 hours of advocacy training, as well as occasional meetings and other assignments at CASDA to ensure consistent support, as well as information updates related to the role.
Assist shelter staff by answering crisis calls and working with shelter residents as they work toward self sufficiency. This position also includes cleaning, organizational and clerical duties, as needed.
Provide transportation to clients for goal-related appointments as well as entering and exiting shelter. Transportation volunteers are utilized on an as-needed basis; however, volunteer may be asked to attend occasional meetings and other assignments at CASDA to ensure consistent support and information related to their role. Volunteer must have driver’s license, proof of insurance and own vehicle. Reimbursement for mileage is available.
Attend meetings and assist staff with event planning as well as additional fundraising drives and activities. Annual events include a summer Golf Tournament and a New Year’s Eve Gala.
Public Relations & Community Outreach
Help organize and/or promote and/or run events during designated awareness months and throughout the year. Speak to groups and/or attend community events on CASDA’s behalf. Help publicize CASDA’s services.
For more information, please contact the Community Engagement Coordinator, Jill Hinners, at [email protected] To apply for a volunteer or internship position, please complete the application at this link.
Several of our current staff members began their CASDA service as volunteers!