CANADIAN COUNTY CASA VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Leslie Ritter

When did you say "yes" to becoming a CASA?
February 2019.

Why are you a part of CASA’s volunteer team?
To be a voice for children that might not have one.

Do you have a favorite memory from volunteering?
I had a pamper day with my student, we had our hair, makeup and nails done.

What age of children do you work with and why did you choose that age?
Any age.

What is one thing that would surprise someone to learn about you?
That I have a sock fetish.

What is your occupation? How does volunteering fit into your schedule?
I’m a waitress and yoga Instructor. It fits fine.

What are your hobbies/interests/fav sports team?
Yoga, riding motorcycles, serving others. Oklahoma Sooners.

If you are married, how long have you been married? Do you have children? Pets?
2 years, I have a 24 year old son, I have a pit-bull named Bear.

Are you involved in any other volunteer roles you want to share with us?
No .

Why would you invite others to volunteer within our program?
It’s very rewarding and knowing that you can change a child’s life just by being present.

It is life changing for both of you.

Do you have a favorite quote you want to share?
It is not our darkness that we are afraid of, it’s actually our light that scares us most. - Marianne Williamson

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