Child Advocates of Fort Bend

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Fall Membership Coffee

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, an auxiliary volunteer group supporting Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB), will host their annual Fall membership coffee on Thursday, October 20 from 9:30 am until 11 am at 903 San Marino Dr. in Sugar Land. The public is invited to join us as House of Blooms demonstrates how to spring into fall by creating a special fall floral arrangement. Visit with old friends and new and join […]

Exchange Club of Missouri City Sponsors Child Advocates of Fort Bend Voices for Children Breakfast

Child Advocates of Fort Bend held its 12th annual Voices for Children Breakfast on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 7:00 am until 8:30 am. Exchange Club of Missouri City was the Breakfast sponsor. A young woman served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend shared her inspiring story of healing and hope. Proceeds from the breakfast will help Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) continue to advocate for the needs of abused and neglected children in […]

Youth in Philanthropy Program Grows Awareness for Child Abuse

Photo courtesy of Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Recently, eleven students from the George Foundations’ Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Program lent helping hands to Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) at their Davis George Campus, named after Albert and Mamie George’s young son who tragically died as a child. YIP students helped with some of the agency’s most pressing and timely volunteer needs, and in return received insights into how they are vital to the community-wide response to end child abuse. Students began […]

Final Preparations are Underway for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Through the Looking Glass Gala

Child Advocates of Fort Bend is busy with final preparations for the agency’s Through the Looking Glass Gala on May 7th at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. “The staff and volunteer committee have put together another lively and elegant evening for guests this year,” stated CAFB Events Specialist and event organizer, Tarina Sheridan. “When we open the doors on Saturday evening, guests will step through the rabbit hole and into the amazing wonderland forest […]

Dr. Betty Baitland Named Child Advocate of the Year

Dr. Betty Baitland was honored last night as the Child Advocate of the Year for 2021 at Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Volunteer Celebration at Sugar Creek Country Club. More than 220 volunteers, community partners and staff attended. “This advocate has gone above and beyond, and her actions will have long-lasting impact for the children we serve and for our community,” according to Child Advocates of Fort Bend Chief Executive Officer Ruthanne Mefford. “Betty has […]

Joining Forces to Fight Child Abuse: Child Advocates of Fort Bend hosts Annual Light of Hope Ceremony

Child Advocates of Fort Bend and the City of Richmond joined forces on Friday, April 1 to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month with a fun, family friendly evening at Wessendorff Park in Richmond, complete with a movie, t-shirts and activities for the whole family. Child Advocates of Fort Bend Board President Nancy Olson welcomed everyone and thanked them for attending. Child Advocates of Fort Bend Community Outreach Coordinator Lindsey Castellanos shared some child abuse […]

Wanna Get Away? Child Advocates of Fort Bend is Offering a Unique Opportunity

Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) is auctioning off a unique travel opportunity for a 7-night stay at an Italian Villa. The catch? Travel dates are firm – May 21-28, 2022. The 6 bedroom completely renovated villa sleeps up to 12 guests and features a contemporary kitchen, luxurious bath suites and a large lap pool. Transport from Rome to Florence or other Italian destinations is easy. If you love Italy or are just looking to […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend To Hold Light Of Hope Ceremony

Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) is asking the community to wear blue and join them at Wessendorff Park in Richmond from 6-8pm on Friday, April 1st to kick off April Child Abuse Prevention Month. “We’re teaming with the City of Richmond for a family fun night. Families are invited to join us for t-shirts, activities for the whole family, and a showing of Peter Rabbit 2. Now more than ever, we need to bring awareness […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2022 Gala Theme

Shown front row (L to R) are: Cookie Joe Arthur, Jeff Dodson and Ruthanne Mefford. Back (L to R) are: Chad Olive, Suzanne Whatley, Juli Fournier, Lori Bisewski, President Rick Bell, Leslie Woods, Paul Barnett and Carlos Perez. This is your chance to join Exchange Club of Sugar Land, OCuSOFT, Inc. and Child Advocates of Fort Bend in making a difference for children in Fort Bend County.

Exchange Club of Sugar Land and OCuSOFT, Inc. will be the Queen of Hearts Presenting Sponsors for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Through the Looking Glass Gala on Saturday, May 7, 2022. This fun, adult event will take place at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square and will feature a live and silent auction, raffle, wine and gift card pulls. Michele Fisher will emcee for the 9th year and Johnny Bravo is joining as auctioneer for […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Named Beneficiary of Fort Bend Junior Service League Sugar Plum Market

Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) members recently presented a check for a portion of the proceeds of their recent Sugar Plum Market to Child Advocates of Fort Bend. The agency actively recruits and trains volunteers to serve in its Children’s Advocacy Center and as CASA Advocates who are appointed as Guardians ad Litem for foster youth. All CASA volunteers must complete 30 hours of pre-service training prior to being assigned to a child’s case […]