In light of the current health issues impacting our lives, it is with a heavy heart and full appreciation for the incredible support from each of our sponsors, donors and supporters, that the Center for Adoption Support & Education (C.A.S.E.) is rescheduling our Branching Out Gala & Silent Auction to Friday, October 16, 2020. The decision was made to ensure that we prioritize the health and well-being of all. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Be sure to check back with us in October!
Your support increases access to C.A.S.E.'s high-quality services, extends our reach, and sustains our impact. To view a list of our current sponsors, click here.
Honorary CommitteeCathy S. Bernard, Senator Ben Cardin, Councilmember Dannielle Glaros, Catherine Leggett, Chairman Jeffrey McKay, Chair Phyllis Randall, Councilmember Craig Rice, Greta Rosenzweig, Ann and Steve Roth, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Senator Chris Van Hollen
C.A.S.E. will honor three individuals as Stars of Adoption for their resilience, strength and impact on the adoption and foster care community. Read Their Bios
Find a gift for someone special or experience something new. Explore over 100 items in our Silent Auction. All proceeds benefit adoptive and foster families. View Auction
Support our “Fund-a-Family” appeal at the gala and help families who could not otherwise afford therapy. In 2019, 53 C.A.S.E. clients benefitted from reduced fees.
Barbara Harrison, NBC4 is the creator of NBC4's award-winning "Wednesday's Child," which featured children in foster care who are in need of permanent adoptive homes.
Jimmy Wayne is a New York Times bestselling author, award winning recording artist, presenter and former foster youth dedicated to creating a positive change in the lives of children in foster care who need permanent families. View Bio
Dr. DeRionne Pollard is the President, Montgomery College, Maryland, recipient of the 2017 Academic Leadership Award from Carnegie Corporation of New York, named one of Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian Magazine and adoptive parent. View Bio