Scholarships and Grants

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2013 Scholarships

Fordham University – Where Casey was a senior:

Annual award enables Communications and Media Studies majors to perform an otherwise non paid internship:

  • Christina N. Markesinis (Internship at CBS)

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

  • Ian McKenna
  • Taylor Bennett

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)

  • Jaclyn DiGregorio
  • Jessly Joseph

Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

  • Annina Baker from Lower Merion High School, scholarship to Villanova University

University of Colorado at Boulder – Where Casey’s brother Brett is a student and Casey’s parents are Board Members in the Parents’ Association:

PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to intern for a  public service agency or non profit:

  • Colin Mayberry – The Nature Conservancy

Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel and lodging for community service trip over college spring break:

  • Mikaela Aroff - Environmental conservation, Plateau Restoration, Inc., Moah, UT
  • Charlotte Thompson – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
  • Lee Phan – Nutrition and Wellness, Glide, San Francisco, CA
  • Haley DiRenza - Youth Advocacy, Medici Project, Atlanta, GA
  • Kailee Caranta – Nutrition and Wellness, Glide, San Francisco, CA

Computer Science Stipend  for College Student to Aid Non-Profit:

  • Alexia Newgord – Boulder County Arts Alliance
  • Evan Thomas Roncevich – Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation/EndDD.org
  • Tommy Hoffman -  Youth Directions
  • Matthias Sainz -

Grants:

  • Colby College, for Alternative Spring Break program
  • Magee Rehabilitation Hospital (for facility therapy dog)
  • Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals

 2012  Scholarships

Fordham University – Where Casey was a senior:

Annual award  enables Communications and Media Studies majors to perform an otherwise non paid internship:

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)

Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

University of Colorado at Boulder – Where Casey’s brother Brett is a student and Casey’s parents are Board Members in the Parents’ Association:

PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to intern for a  public service agency or non profit:

  • Dylan Mack – Boulder Valley Humane Society

Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel and lodging for community service trip over college spring break:

Computer Science Stipend for Student to Aid Non-Profit:

 2011  Scholarships

Fordham University:

Award enables a Communications and Media Studies Major to perform an otherwise unpaid internship:

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

Springfield High School - From where Casey graduated in 2006 – college scholarships recognizing volunteerism and good citizenship :
Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior:
University of Colorado at Boulder:

PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience):

Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel and lodging for community service trip over college spring break:
    • Amy Moore Shipley – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
    • Ricky Bell -Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA
    • Amber Diaz – Environmental conservation, Cascade Head Nature Conservancy, Oregon
    • Erika Durbin – Animal Rights, Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Woodstock, N.Y.
    • Patrycia Humienik – Disaster Relief, Evacuteers, New Orleans, LA

2011 Grants to Non-Profit Organizations

  •  Francisvale Home for Smaller AnimalsIn conjunction with volunteer Day of Service provided on July 17th (Casey’s “angelversary”) grant to cover supplies and materials.
  • Magee Rehabilitation Hospitalgrant for a therapy dog and training for occupational therapist and dog
  • Villanova University – Ongoing stipends to Computer Science Department students to assist non-profits in developing their websites
  • NOYS (National Organization for Youth Safety) to sponsor with NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) an awards contest encouraging students to design and implement programs in their communities to take a tragedy and use it as a catalyst for positive change. NOYS award winners:
   – Howells-Clarkson High School FCLLA Chapter-Howells, Nebraska – Following crash that left young woman paralyzed – seat belt awareness in elementary and junior high schools, programs, posters and surveys, worked with safety officials and police and had press coverage of projects as well as school assemblies
   – Easthampton High School, Easthampton, Mass. - In connection with SADD following deaths of two students in prior years due to impaired driving – conducted surveys, posters, educational campaigns, participated in health fair
   – University of Virginia- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) – Promoting awareness, providing educational outreach and resources to students to minimize the abuse of alcohol and other drugs

2010 Scholarships

Fordham University:

    • Brooke Burdge – Internship in Sales and Marketing, Ritz Carlton Hotel
Springfield High School:
University of Colorado at Boulder

PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience):

    • Mercedes Ruiz – Summer internship at I Have a Dream, Boulder County, CO
Alternative Spring Breaks – Expenses for travel and lodging for volunteer community service work over college spring break:
    • Gintare Ambotaite – Environmental conservation, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
    • Danielle Sandoval – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
    • Amy Aberra – Disaster relief, HandsOn New Orleans, LA
    • Tsion Zergaw – Meal preparation and delivery to the sick, God’s Love We Deliver, NYC
    • Ricky Bell – Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA
    • Lauren Carter – Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA

2010 Grants/Scholarships