Casa de Vida, Texas

Casa de Vida will be a prviately managed alternative living facility for high functioning disabled and mentally challenged adults of 21 years and older.

Casa de Vida admits residents of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activity generally accorded or made available to residents at Casa de Vida. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational polices, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administrated programs.

Operating as usual

[09/18/15]   A BIG thank you to everyone who made their donation either through Pay Pal directly to Casa de Vida, Texas or through the North Texas Giving Day website. We reached our goal to be associated with this wonderful fundraising opportunity for the first time. We are planning a SILENT AUCTION gathering in November which is a great opportunity to purchase holiday gifts with a tax write off so please stay tuned. Again, thank you everyone!

northtexasgivingday.org 09/11/2015

#NTXGivingDay

Please request your friends to make a donation to our wonderful organization on September 17th through the North Texas Giving Day. Click on the following link to go directly to our donation page - http://www.northtexasgivingday.org/#npo/casa-de-vida-texas. Thank you so very much everyone!!

northtexasgivingday.org North Texas Giving Day is the nation’s largest community-wide online giving event, raising more than $86 million for the North Texas community since 2009. Give to your favorite nonprofits on Sept. 17 from 6am – Midnight.

northtexasgivingday.org 09/02/2015

#NTXGivingDay

northtexasgivingday.org North Texas Giving Day is the nation’s largest community-wide online giving event, raising more than $86 million for the North Texas community since 2009. Give to your favorite nonprofits on Sept. 17 from 6am – Midnight.

northtexasgivingday.org 09/02/2015

#NTXGivingDay

The time is here to start pushing our campaign for our followers to make their donation to Casa de Vida through the North Texas Giving Day on September 17th. Please go to http://www.northtexasgivingday.org/#npo/casa-de-vida-texas to make your donation. Thank you so very much everyone!!

northtexasgivingday.org North Texas Giving Day is the nation’s largest community-wide online giving event, raising more than $86 million for the North Texas community since 2009. Give to your favorite nonprofits on Sept. 17 from 6am – Midnight.

06/23/2015

Please mark your calendars.

Please mark your calendar for the North Texas Giving Day to make your donation to Casa de Vida. We will request that you share this post on your page and pass the word to your family and friends. Last year NTGD generated over $26M and the goal is to increase that amount by 4%. Thank you everyone!!

[06/23/15]   Please pass the word about the North Texas Giving Day to those who would like to donate to a wonderful cause and have them make a donation to Casa de Vida Texas. Thank you and have a wonderful week everyone!

06/02/2015

Please mark your calendar for the North Texas Giving Day to make your donation to Casa de Vida. We will request that you share this post on your page and pass the word to your family and friends. Last year NTGD generated over $26M and the goal is to increase that amount by 4%. Thank you everyone!!

[04/03/15]   Happy Easter Weekend everyone.

03/29/2015

Wishing Scottie Peebles a very Happy Birthday.

03/29/2015

Wishing Cort Hill a very Happy Birthday.

[03/26/15]   Wishing Karen Donaldson Czarowitz, Director of Networking and Social Media, a very Happy Birthday today.

03/07/2015

Happy Birthday Josh.

[02/25/15]   Casa de Vida is pleased to announce that Bridgette Peebles has joined us as the Director of Fundraising and Grants. She has already completed the RFP with several foundations and we have been accepted to complete the application for three key foundations to date. We now wait to see if they approve the application for a grant. Way to go Bridgette.

[02/23/15]   We are pleased to announce that Casa de Vida has been accepted as an approved nonprofit organization under the North Texas Give Day which is held on September 18th. Stay tuned for more details on how you can assist Casa de Vida to get donations on that dedicated day. We hope that everyone is staying warm on this very bitter cold day in Dallas, Texas.

[02/19/15]   Thank you to those who met with us last night to discuss the upcoming Golf Tournament and CEO/CFO launch party. We made great progress as the Sponsorship / Player Agreement was finalized, the Sponsorship levels were finalized, and Flyer is designed. Our webmaster, Rick Bradley, is creating an on-line registration link so a BIG thank you to him for all his assistance and support. We also want to thank Teresa Boardman at FireWheel for all her support on the golf outing. More information to follow.

[02/16/15]   Committee meeting on Wednesday, February 11th, at Café Express on McKinney Avenue from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See you there!

[01/27/15]   Everyone keep an eye out for Casa De VIda's Newsletter which will begin soon! The newsletter will contain all of our upcoming events to help our wonderful organization. Thank you to everyone who has helped us in achieving our goals.

[12/11/14]   Casa de Vida wishes everyone a very Happy Holiday season. 2015 is going to be an exciting and fun filled year for us with many activities and events scheduled so please continue to follow our FaceBook page. Please send us messages with your interest, ideas and thoughts on fundraising activities. Until then, see everyone next year!

[11/10/14]   Reminder of meeting tomorrow night at Casa Cha Cha from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

[11/03/14]   DATE CHANGE: Anyone who is interested in becoming involved as a Board of Director, Committee Member or Volunteer, please join us at our monthly meeting set for Tuesday, NOVEMBER 11TH, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Casa Cha Cha located at 3613 Shore Boulevard, #180, Richardson, Texas. Happy Hour for food and beverages end at 6:30pm. At this meeting, we will conduct a recap from our first fundraiser, as well as our goals and objectives in 2015. Vicky Gillispie made arrangements for us to use their banquet room. If you are interested in joining us, please email [email protected] so she can have potential headcount. Thank you everyone.

[10/27/14]   Thank you again to all those who supported our 1st Fundraiser on October 24th. There were over 50 auction items presented to the attendees.

Below are the auction items that are remaining. REMEMBER THE HOLIDAYS ARE UPON US and these could be terrific gifts, particularly the Limo Ride during the holiday season!

Anyone interested in purchasing one of the items, please email Kimberly at [email protected].

Limo service with Billy Jared servicing the Dallas / Fort Worth area (Value $450)

Romantic Get-away at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas for a 1-night stay and Breakfast for 2 (Value $350)

2-Night's stay including complimentary breakfast and manger's reception with bar at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charlotte, NC (Think NASCAR from October 31st through December 21st in Charlotte) (Value $250)

1-Night's stay including $100 food voucher at Shula's Steak House at the Westin Hotel located in Lake Mary, Florida which is only 30 minutes away from the theme parks (Value $289)

1-Night's stay in the Plaza Suites room with parking and breakfast buffet for 2 at the Westin Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana (Think Football and Combine!!) (Value $250)

2 Fort Worth Zoo tickets, 2 Large Zoo sweatshirts, 2 Zoo ball caps, and 4 Zoo Visors (Value $80)

Football personally signed by Don Shula's (Value $100)

Football personally signed by Jay Novacek (Value $100)

Basketball personally signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Value $150)

Please pass along the auction items to others who you think might consider purchasing.

Thank you!
Casa de Vida

[10/25/14]   The event last night at Bone Daddy's was a HUGE success. We want to Thank Bone Daddy's in Plano for donating the food. We also want to thank Daniel LaBroad/Ovation for purchasing the t-shirts. And a BIG thank you to the attendees to helped us raise over $3,000 and those who could not attend but donated money to get people out on bail with another $2200. Kevin, owner of Prairie Creek Portraits, took many, many pictures of the event so we will post them soon. Thank you again everyone. Next, we are attempting to schedule an outing at the Dallas Gun Club in November so postings to follow.

[10/24/14]   Don't forget! Tonight is Casa de Vida's 1st annual fundraiser. Please join us at Bone Daddy's in Plano between 5 to 8. Learn more about our organization, bid on some great auction items and enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Feel free to message us if you have any questions. See you there!

[10/17/14]   REMINDER of our 1st Annual Fundraiser at Bone Daddy's in Plano on Friday, October 24th from 5p - 8p. You will receive to 2 beverage tickets, along with heavy Hors D’oeuvres. There are wonderful auction items to include Hotel Accommodations, Spa, Sports memorabilia, and much more. We hope to see you there!

[10/16/14]   We have over 50 wonderful auction items so please join us to browse for possibly holiday gifts purchases at our event on October 24th at Bone Daddy's in Plano.

[10/12/14]   Please join us at Bone Daddy's in Plano Friday, October 24th for our 1st Annual Fundraiser to include 2 beverage tickets and food. We have some great auction items for you to browse and purchase. The event will be held in the private upstairs area from 5p-8p. We hope to see everyone. Please stay tuned for our 2015 Fundraisers to include a Hunting Tournament, Golf Tourney, Casino Gala and S***t Tournament.

casadevidatx.com 10/01/2014

Casa De Vida | Alternative Living Facility Mentally Challenged Adults

T-shirts are located under the BUY button on our website, www.casadevidatx.com.

casadevidatx.com Casa de Vida is a privately managed alternative living facility for high functioning disabled and mentally challenged adults of 21 years and older. Our facility enriches the livelihood of adults with disabilities and mental challenges who require additional daily assistance to live an independent li…

[10/01/14]   Thank you to our planning committee, Vicky Gillispie, Jane Smith, Helga Peebles, Karen Czarowitz and Kimberly Larsen, for the Jail & Bail event which is scheduled for October 24th at the Embassy Suites Hotel at 75 & 635 from 10:30 a - 2:00 p. The event will be tons of fun as those individuals who are arrested must make contact to others to help them raise their bail to get out of jail. Awards will be presented to those who raise the most in bail (donations).

There will also be numerous auctions items for people to place bids such as a 3-night hotel stay at Don Shula's Golf & Resort in Miami that includes free golf and gift certificate for the Shula's Restaurant, and many more items to choose.

Food will be served, along with a light alcoholic beverage. Anyone who is interested in attending, please email [email protected].

If you are unable to attend the lunch event, we have an evening event scheduled but more details to follow on the location.

[09/28/14]   Our 1st Annual Jail & Bail fundraiser is set! More details to follow.

09/19/2014

Donate to Casa de Vida via PayPal

BUILD A HOME FOR A HEART
IT CAN ONLY BE BUILT WITH THE SUPPORT
OF YOUR DONATIONS

Every dollar helps us to build our home for our high functioning disabled and mentally challenged adults.

Kimberly Larsen, Helga Peebles and Karen Czarowitz

are thrilled to begin fundraising efforts for Casa de Vida, a start-up nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

Casa de Vida will be a residential living facility for high functioning disabled and mentally challenged adults 21 years and older. Learn more by visiting www.casadevidatx.com.

Please find it in your heart to build a home for those who are not fortunate to have a safe and secure environment to live through a structured curriculum that will assist their growth potential both mentally and physically.

Donations can be a lump sum or a monthly recurring contribution. For example, a $100 single donation or you can opt for $10 per month for ten months. Any and all donations are appreciated!

You will receive a receipt from Casa de Vida for tax purposes. We thank you from the bottom of our heart for your donations.

Please pass along to those who you think will make a friendly donation to our cause.

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09/17/2014

Our t-shirts have arrived and our models are showing them off - thank you Scotty and Mark! These t-shirts are for sale for $12.95. If you would like to wear the t-shirt to proudly support Casa de Vida, please email me at [email protected] with your address so we can get it to you.

09/07/2014

Casa de Vida - The Beginning

Kickoff Meeting

[09/01/14]   Our first introductory meeting was a huge success and I want to thank everyone who took time in their busy schedule to attend. We recognized that there are so many different paths that we must walk to finalize our dream, but we are willing to walk at a rapid pace. Our September fund raiser will be a social media blast with the focus on "Build a Home for a Heart." Our October fund raiser is a "jail and bail." More details to follow for those who want to be involved. Thank you again everyone for building a safe and secure environment for our loved ones.

[08/25/14]   Getting prepared for tomorrow night's introductory meeting for those who want to become involved in our cause. This is so very exciting to start a new venture that will change so many lives in the near future. Pictures to follow from our meeting!

[08/25/14]   T-shirts have been ordered. They are absolutely gorgeous! Thank you Cindy Miniat, Owner of Trendy Expressions.

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4144 N Central Expy, Ste 518
Dallas, TX
75204
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