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.

Read Casey's Complete Biography

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?
                  -Margaret Berry


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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.

EndDD Logo 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 227,000 students and adults with its distracted driving awareness campaign. Visit our website devoted to saving lives through ending distracted driving.

Just a few secondsEndDD 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.

PSABe 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 :

"The struggle that I have seen my mother go through is my motivation to achieve my dreams"
Priyanka Guragain is one of those young people who the Casey Foundation Foundation takes great pride in calling one of our scholarship recipients. She applied for a scholarship stipend in her freshman year in college to take an "Alternative Spring Break" trip, where she could spend the week working, being of service. She didn't want one of those spring breaks trips to Cancun, to relax and "party", even if she could have afforded it [....]

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 [....]

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.