December 8, 2009 (Oceanside, CA) – Members of the community are invited to help brighten the holidays for abused and neglected children by contributing a gift to Casa de Amparo’s “Adopt a Casa Kids” holiday gift program.
Casa de Amparo has been treating and preventing child abuse in San Diego County for over 30 years. The holiday gift program provides gifts to children in the organization’s Child Development Center (ages 18 mo. to 5 years), Children’s Shelter (ages 6-17) and New Directions Transitional Housing & Support Program for youths 18-24.
America’s Next Top Model Finalist Jade Cole Joins Volunteer Team for Meet the Chefs Benefiting Casa de Amparo
March 30, 2010 (Oceanside, CA) – In the hit reality show, America’s Next Top Model, Jade Cole was the arrogant narcissist viewers loved to hate or hated to love, but in reality she’s a successful model/actress/writer with a social consciousness and desire to serve those less fortunate.
“After my notoriety on ANTM, I wanted to return to issues that are most important to me and give back to the community that has given me so much support,” said Jade. “I wanted to work with children. Friends and family told me about Casa de Amparo. I was touched by their vision of ending child abuse and so decided to become a volunteer.”