New and Updated Events Plus First Beginnings and FAQ Updates

New Event

We regularly host, sponsor and support a variety of events that provide community outreach, increase awareness of our program, help recruit new volunteers, raise funds and furnish training to our volunteer guardians ad litem. The following event was added to our calendar.

Event Update

Two businesses have joined as event sponsors for this year's CAII Cupcakes and Cookies for Kids.

Law, Redd, Crona and Munroe, P.A. is participating as a silver sponsor and Akerman LLP is participating as a bronze sponsor. Law, Redd, Crona and Munroe, P.A. has supported this fun and tasty event for three years in a row, while Akerman LLP is joining us for the second year in a row.

With proceeds benefiting the Second Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, CAII Cupcakes and Cookies for Kids is a friendly annual competition for amateur and professional bakers and an opportunity for the public to raise money for our program by sampling the delicious results.

This year's competition is on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Florida Department of Transportation W. Haydon Burns Building Auditorium across from Cascades Park in Downtown Tallahassee.

Visit for complete details and to purchase tasting cards, enter the competition or register as a sponsor.

Thank you to Law, Redd, Crona and Munroe, P.A. and Akerman LLP for their support!

First Beginnings

The First Beginnings project page received some minor updates. First Beginnings provides assistance to youth in our community who are venturing out on their own for the first time.

Several items were added or removed from the Household Items List section. This list specifies the items the project needs donated. We also added icons to indicate which of the items are most in demand. If you can donate any of the items listed, please get in touch with the project contact.

Visit for complete details and to learn how to help. You can also read an article recently published in the Tallahassee Democrat about the project's success.

Frequently Asked Questions

We refreshed the answers to three of our Frequently Asked Questions. Answers to the following questions were updated to reflect current information.

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