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The children of Pasitos de Luz arrive at CASA Connor – joy!

Please enjoy the faces of the children and caregivers from Pasitos de Luz as they arrive for therapy and other sessions at CASA Connor – so much joy!

Awesome girls supporting CASA Connor

We would like to introduce Emma and Brooke Buchholz from Lacome, Manitoba.  They undertook the task of making bracelets and selling them to support CASA Connor.

These awesome girls raised $450.00 through their efforts!   What  a pair of wonderful young ladies.  Thank you for inspiring us and supporting CASA Connor.

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Dream to reality!

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Please enjoy both a video and a gallery of photos from the recent opening of CASA Connor.   Thank you for your amazing, constant, caring support for this building project and the children who will be served through it.  

We do need your continued support for the day-to-day work now being undertaken in the beautiful facility.  If you would like to become a monthly donor, please click here (select #2 for the CASA Connor Building project on the Canada Helps website).   

Fiesta 2016 total and request for monthly donors

The 2016 September Fiesta total fundraising was over 

$50,000.00!!!!

 “Thank you” is simply not enough to convey our appreciation!

If you would like to become a monthly donor to support the daily operations of the soon-to-be-opened CASA Connor, please click here 

(select #2 for the CASA Connor Building project on the Canada Helps website).  

 

CASA Connor Grand Opening

We are thrilled and very thankful to announce the grand opening of CASA Connor on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:00pm, in Puerto Vallarta.  For information on attending this amazing occasion, please contact our Board Member Teena via email at oudmanp@hotmail.com or call (403) 875-0307.  In the meantime, please take a moment to view an exciting video update on CASA Connor made by Willem Sijpheer.

Casa Connor update video – click here to view 

Fiesta 2016

Mexican Fiesta
Dinner, Silent and Live Auction

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Registration at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm

Calgary Christian High School

5029 – 26 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta

Tickets are $30.00 per person and available by e-mailing us at info@casaconnor.org or phoning Geraldine at (403) 249-6710

We are gratefully accepting donations to our auction and requesting volunteers as well.  If you can help out, please see above for contact information.

Thank you for your continued support!

The dream becoming reality

Dear friends, 

We are amazed at the recent progress at CASA Connor.  We have high hopes the finish construction of the first floor will be in 4-6 weeks.   We intend our next update to show the finished first floor and then our focus will move to the needs inside the building such as furniture, bedding, closets etc.   It is such a joy to be thinking of the children of PV being able to start using the facility.  

As always, your support is overwhelming – we are so grateful.  Here are a few recent pictures courtesy of Willem Sijpheer…thank you!

 

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Back of building Casa Connor rising up IBuilding in progress Roof

Fiesta 2015 Totals

An overdue post (our apologies):

The 2015 September Fiesta total fundraising amount was

$51,200.00!!!!

The word “thank-you” is simply not big enough to convey our appreciation!

 

Fiesta 2015

Mexican Fiesta
Dinner, Silent and Live Auction

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Registration at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm

Calgary Christian High School

5029 – 26 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta

Tickets are $30.00 per person and available by e-mailing us at info@casaconnor.org or phoning Geraldine at (403) 249-6710

We are gratefully accepting donations to our auction and requesting volunteers as well.  If you can help out, please see above for contact information.

Thank you for your continued support!

An Update: November 2014

The Annual CASA Connor Fiesta held in September 2014 was once again a super successful event, raising over $40,000.00.  A HUGE “thank you” to all those who donated their time, auction items and cash donations.  This event would not be possible without our team of dedicated volunteers who contributed in so many ways to the success of this fundraiser.  We are looking forward to the fall of 2015 when we plan to host yet another fabulous event in Calgary.

We would like to update you as of November, 2014.  Since CASA Connor’s inception in 2008, over $525,000.00 has been donated by our generous supporters.  Not included in that total is the donation of the land that CASA Connor is currently being constructed on.  The building of CASA Connor is coming along amazingly well and now that summer rain season is ending, construction will begin in the next few weeks.   There are some recent pictures at the end of this update for you to enjoy.

Our fundraising goal to complete CASA Connor is approximately one million dollars.   In order to achieve this goal we plan to continue our annual Fiesta auction but also to broaden our vision to corporate donors.  We welcome your questions and input.  Please email us at anytime.

The Board of Directors wish to thank our donors and our partners (Children’s Shelter of Hope and Pasitos De Luz) for your generosity of time, donations and prayers.

If you would like to donate towards the building project, we do have an organization willing to take any donations for us and provide the donor with a tax deductible receipt.  The organization is Children’s Shelter of Hope and here are the Canadian and US addresses:

Canada: Canadian Children’s Shelter of Hope 

87 Lavinia Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
M6S 3H9

Preferred method of donation to lessen administration costs:  Please make cheques payable to “Children’s Shelter of Hope” but let them know the money is designated for the CASA Connor building.

If you do wish to online, here is a link to Canada Helps.  Please ensure that you select “Pasitos de Luz Casa Connor Building Fund” as the specific fund on the drop down menu.

P.O. Box 772025
Steamboat Springs, CO  80477

Please make cheques payable to “Children’s Shelter of Hope” but let them know the money is designated for the CASA Connor building.

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