CoastCon 46 is proud to announce our charity partner, CASA of South Mississippi (Formerly, CASA of Harrison & Stone Counties).

The mission of CASA of South Mississippi is to provide specially selected and trained community
volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes.
CASA of South Mississippi is composed primarily of community-based volunteers who advocate on
behalf of neglected and abused children in Hancock, Harrison, & Stone Counties. The children served by
our group of specially trained volunteers are undoubtedly some of the most vulnerable within our

When local Youth Court Judges need another “set of eyes and ears” on a case, they call upon CASA of
South Mississippi to serve in that role.

CASA Advocates have impacted the lives of many here in Hancock, Harrison, & Stone Counties. They
have encouraged parents to get their GED and college degrees, assisted in supervised visits with
parents, helped reunify children with their parents, worked with parents to get employment and
housing, identified resources for much needed services, located relatives for permanent placement of
children, found furniture for their home, beds for their children, food for their cupboard, and toys to put
under the Christmas tree, but most importantly have been a constant presence to the child and family
during the confusing and daunting court process.

Representatives from CASA of South Mississippi will be available at the Con all weekend to answer your
questions about their services, opportunities for you to volunteer, and how to donate to their

Please consider bringing an item to donate to our charity auction on Saturday, March 2, 2024. All
proceeds from the auction will go to CASA.

For more information, please go to You can also follow them on Facebook
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