CASA launches Covid-19 relief fund
May 22, 2020 - CASA, the official domestic violence center for Pinellas County, has raised $140,000 for its new Covid-19 Relief Fund. The fund offsets revenue lost when CASA had to cancel its spring gala and temporarily close its thrift store. Globally, there's been a rise in domestic violence during the pandemic and CASA saw a 49 percent increase in calls to its emergency hotline in April. Click here to read more in the St. Pete Catalyst Impact section about how the largest public company in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area led other businesses to step in when CASA needed their support. Donations to the relief fund are being accepted here.