Casa Teresa Celebrates its 40th Year with "Ruby Luncheon" Event

Orange County non-profit raises over $44,000 and announces upcoming new storefront “The Collection."
 
 
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ORANGE, Calif. - March 2, 2016 - PRLog -- Casa Teresa began a year of celebrating 40 years of service to the Orange County community with a luncheon and fashion show, featuring several guest speakers including Executive Program Director, Dr. Jim Pugh, Reverend John R. LeVecke of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Casa Teresa alumna, Toni Delgado.

Ms. Delgado spoke of her Casa Teresa experience as “It was life-changing.  They taught me the skills to live a healthy life for my daughter and me…skills that I was never taught until coming to Casa Teresa.”

Said Dr.Pugh during his keynote address, “The cycles disappear, and rather than lean on the system, we help the women of Casa Teresa become independent.”

Over 170 guests in attendance enjoyed lunch, opportunity drawings and fashions modeled by students from local universities, California State University, Fullerton and Chapman University.

“It was an amazing event celebrating not only Casa Teresa, but the many treasured mothers and babies that are living healthy, productive and successful lives,” said Lisa Wood, Casa Teresa CEO.

The event raised net proceeds of over $44,000 which will help support the moms and babies served at Casa Teresa.

About Casa Teresa.
Casa Teresa provides a loving and supportive family home to pregnant women and their babies facing difficult circumstances, giving them hope and a future.  With a trusted and compassionate team of professionals and a proven Residential Program, our mothers learn lifelong skills to regain control of their futures and create families that thrive.

Founded in 1976, Casa Teresa is deeply rooted in the Orange County community.  Our programs have positively impacted the lives of over 6,000 mothers and their children, and we cherish each and every one of our families as they progress towards full, loving and rewarding futures.  Visit www.casateresa.org for more information.

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