ABOUT CASEY FELDMAN
April 6, 1988 - July 17, 2009
Casey Feldman, 21, of Springfield, a senior at Fordham University and an award-winning student journalist, died July 17, 2009 after being hit by a distracted driver.
View the 14 minute video, "Remembering Casey":
After listening to all of casey s accomplishments I was struck by how much she had accomplished in her 21 years and said to myself. What am I waiting for?
Efforts to End Distracted Driving
Casey Featured on DOT "Faces of Distracted Driving"
A video on the United States Department of Transportation website featuring friends and family of Casey and how they have been moved to help bring an end to distracted driving.
Foundation's Campaign to End Distracted Driving
EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving), a project of the Casey Feldman Foundation, has reached an audience of over 165,000 students and adults with its distracted driving awareness campaign. Visit our website devoted to saving lives through ending distracted driving.
EndDD Releases “Just a Few Seconds” PSA Video
View the public service announcement video produced by Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, which features a 17 yr old distracted driver who was using her GPS, and the daughter of the 61 yr old man who was killed.
Be the Driver You Want Your Teen to Be
More than 90% of teens who have seen an EndDD.org presentation say that their parents frequently drive distracted with them in the car. Studies show that teens who grow up in a household where mom and dad drive distracted are 2-4 times more likely to also drive distracted. Watch the 30 second PSA produced by EndDD directed to parents.
Recent Updates From The Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation :
2013 SHS Scholarship Recipient in 2nd Year at Georgetown
It's always great to follow up with our scholarship recipients and hear how well they are doing. Jaclyn DiGregorio, one of our Springfield High School (SHS) 2013 recipients, is no exception. Jaclyn is currently in her second year at Georgetown University studying Marketing and International Business in the McDonough School of Business. In addition to her rigorous course load [....]
Meet Valerie Vecchione, Our Springfield High School 2014 Scholarship Recipient
"Val is a terrific young woman who possesses many of the qualities that Casey did as a student here at SHS," stated Springfield High School (SHS) Director of Bands, Scott Blanford in nominating Valerie Vecchione for the 2014 Casey Feldman Foundation SHS scholarship. "She has a natural talent to perform, a superior work ethic, excellent leadership qualities, and is caring, supportive, and just a downright good person." SHS teacher, Lisa Shughart, who also nominated Valerie [....]
A Veteran’s Expression of Patriotism and Love for His Country 96 Years Ago (Casey's Great-Grandfather)
World War I, described as the “war to end all wars,” ended with the signing of the Armistice. The Armistice took effect on the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month in 1918. Following World War II we now remember veterans from all wars on Veterans Day, November 11th. On November 11th, 1918 my grandfather Louis was 23 years old, an army corporal and was in France fighting the Germans.........Being an artist he celebrated by carving both sides of the lid of his mess kit [....]
Contributing to the Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation
The Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation's mission is to provide financial support to individuals, groups, and institutions whose interests and goals align with those of Casey. The Foundation will support charitable, educational and literary pursuits and encourage volunteerism and good citizenship.