Friday, November 18, 2016

Family Volunteer Evening presented by Casady CPO

Casady One Night Only is Tonight!

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. at The Criterion. Tickets can still be purchased at casady.org/onenightonly or at the door.
SURPRISE! Silent auction bidding has opened early! For those who can't wait to start bidding, you can start now! Be sure to enable notifications so you'll know when you've been outbid. To start bidding early, download the HandBid app on your smartphone and search Casady One Night Only. There are also a few "Buy it Now" items that can be purchased right away.
Can't join us? No problem! You can still support the School by bidding on your child's art project or on any of the other fabulous items. The auction will close at 10:30 p.m. CST.
CASADY SCHOOL | 9500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73120 | (405) 749-3100 



Points of Light News Digest - Nov. 18, 2016
Celebrating the power of families working together to make a difference
Saturday, Nov. 19, is Family Volunteer Day, powered bygenerationOn, Points of Light's youth division, and sponsored by the Walt Disney Company. Thousands of families around the nation will be volunteering together to improve their communities. There’s still time to get involved! Visit www.generationOn.org/FVD to find DIY projects or volunteer opportunities near you.

This Thanksgiving, give thanks by giving back
As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we look for ways todemonstrate gratitude to the people closest to us. One great way to do that is to look for opportunities to give back to the people or organizations that have given something to you over the years. Here are some ways you can give thanks by giving back.

Veterans’ civic engagement strengthens communities nationwide
According to the 2016 Veterans Civic Health Index from Got Your Six, veterans volunteered an average of 169 hours of their time – making them one of the most active groups of volunteers across the country. The report details how veterans are continuing to strengthen our communities. Read more about the many ways that vets are making a difference, as well as 4 ways to give back to veterans.

Youth in juvenile detention seek to help peers outside their walls
ServiceWorks at the United Way of Greater St. Louis
recently hosted a cohort at The St. Louis Juvenile Detention Center. The 10 program participants, who are currently part of the juvenile justice system, drew from their own experiences to brainstorm community needs and discuss ways in which they can use their passions and talents to meet those needs. Read more about this initiative in Youth Today.

Channel post-election passion for good. Pledge to serve
In the wake of an historic election, many are seeking ways to tackle tough challenges and move forward by helping others. Volunteering strengthens relationships and connections with neighbors, and empowers us to create the change we want to see in our communities. Take the pledge to serve, to help someone in need and to create hope through volunteering and service: www.serviceunites.org.