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.
Scroll down partway down the page to find a special opportunity to help support Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2021).
Support Us Financially
CASDA’s work continues and will be needed long after this current crisis (Covid-19 pandemic) is 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.
**During April 2021, Superior High School junior Natalie Markon is encouraging classmates and community members to purchase items for children and teens served by CASDA. She suggests that community members buy local, if possible, but she also created THIS HANDY LIST with Amazon links for quick shopping! You are welcome to have items shipped directly to CASDA (318 21st Ave. E., Superior, WI, 54880).
Our current Emergency Shelter Program wish list can be found here: CASDA Shelter Wish List April 2020
Some items needed by our Emergency Shelter can also be found on our updated (4/2020) Amazon Wish List HERE.
Our Children’s Program wish list can be found here: Children’s Program wishlist updated 4.2019
Sometimes, we are able to accept gently used clothing and household items on an as-needed basis, but please call ahead (715-392-3136) or use the form below.
(Until further notice)
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are not accepting any donations of used items, and we have paused our volunteer program. Thank you for your interest in supporting CASDA and your patience during this uncertain time!
Support CASDA by greeting clients and other visitors, sorting donations, preparing mailings, keeping the welcome center neat and completing additional projects requested by staff. With some 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 mothers 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. To serve in this position, volunteers must complete approximately 40 hours of training.
Assist shelter staff by answering crisis calls and working with shelter residents as they work toward self sufficiency. This position may also include some cleaning, organizational and clerical duties.
Provide transportation assistance to clients for goal-related appointments as well as entering and exiting shelter. Transportation volunteers are utilized on an as-needed basis. Volunteer must have driver’s license, proof of insurance and own transportation. 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 events during October and April awareness months and throughout the year. Speak to groups and/or attend community events on CASDA’s behalf.
For more information, please contact the Community Engagement Coordinator, Jill Hinners, at (715) 392-3136 or [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!