Children's Champion
Celebration Gala

Save the Date:

Saturday, March 1, 2025

Q Center, St. Charles

On Saturday, March 1, 2025, CASA Kane County will host our 31st Annual Children’s Champion Celebration Gala, an inspirational and sell-out event featuring a spectacular dinner, dance, live and silent auctions. Please join us to help Change a Child’s Story™!

We believe that every individual has the power to shine light into the darkness for children in our community who have experienced abuse and neglect. Each of us, in our own way, has the extraordinary ability to Change a Child’s Story™.

2024 Raffle Winners
  1. Private Wine Pairing Class and Grazing Soirée at Vintage53: Laura Swarts
  2. Gas for a Year: Mike Weyant
  3. Flowers for a Year: Elizabeth Bettag
  4. Stocked Bar Cart: Corinne Pierog
  5. Date Night for a Year: Nikkii Kulig

2024 Honoree

FT Cares

FT Cares Foundation as “Children’s Champion"

Lisa Weier FT Cares Foundation
Lisa Weier, President

CASA Kane County is proud to announce the FT Cares Foundation as the “Children’s Champion Foundation” honoree for the year 2024. The FT Cares Foundation has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the well-being of children, embodying the spirit of advocacy and support that aligns with CASA Kane County’s mission.

CASA Executive Director Jim Di Ciaula shared, “We have been blessed with the support of FT Cares Foundation for the past 10 years that is led by their Foundation President, Lisa Weier, who is also part of our Board of Directors.  We sincerely thank FT Cares Foundation for all you do for CASA, and for the entire community and we look forward to honoring them at our gala event.”

2023 Honorees

Children’s Champion Couple

Ryan & Raffaella Fuelling