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Casey Family Programs Appoints Dr. America Bracho as New Board Member
Date:12/18/2007

n the area of health issues and health education will be a valuable asset to our board."

"I am honored and eager to join the board of Casey Family Programs," Bracho said. "The mission, goals and direction of the foundation are aligned with my own values."

Bracho joins Dennis F. Hightower and David C. Mills as the foundation's newest members of board of trustees. Current board members include Gary R. Severson, chair, Shelia Evans-Tranumn, Sharon L. McDaniel-Lowe, and Joan B. Poliak. The President and CEO of Casey Family Programs is William C. Bell.

About Casey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs is the largest national foundation whose sole mission is to provide and improve -- and ultimately prevent the need for -- foster care. The foundation draws on over 40 years of experience and expert research and analysis to improve the lives of children and youth in foster care in two important ways: by providing direct services and support to foster families, and by promoting improvements in child welfare practice and policy. The Seattle-based foundation was established in 1966 by UPS founder Jim Casey, and has a current endowment of $2.5 billion.

For more information, contact Casey Family Programs at info@casey.org or 1300 Dexter Avenue North, Floor 3, Seattle, WA 98109. Visit our Web site at http://www.casey.org.


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