Casey Cares Foundation on Road To Recovery After Out-Pouring of Support From Business Community
Baltimore, MD (June 19, 2007) – The Casey Cares Foundation, a non-profit charity that
provides uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families in the
Maryland area, announced today the receipt of 2,100 square feet of donated office space from St.
John Properties, Inc. The new headquarters, which is located less than one mile from their
previous site that was completely destroyed in a fire earlier this month, represents the latest
donation of office equipment and supplies from the Baltimore business community.
St. John Properties, a Baltimore-based commercial real estate firm that owns and manages more
than 13 million square feet of space in six states, contacted Casey Baynes, Founder and
Executive Director of the children’s charity, to offer the available space for a period of six
“We are extremely grateful to be a new tenant of St. John Properties, as this office space
provides us with a new home for our staff and volunteers to continue to serve the needs of
critically ill children and their families,” said Casey Baynes, Founder and Executive Director.
“We have been overwhelmed by the out-pouring of donations that we have received from local
businesses and individuals since our tragedy. The support has inspired and motivated our entire
team to overcome this challenge and move forward,” she added.
In less than three weeks since the fire destroyed the charity’s headquarters, the Casey Cares
Foundation will be operational in their new facilities, located at 3918 Vero Road, Suite C – in the
Caton Research Center — in Baltimore. Desks, computers, office supplies and other items have
been donated from throughout the Baltimore community.
“The Casey Cares Foundation performs valuable work and offers important resources to local
families, so providing them with free office space during their crisis was an easy decision. We
encourage other companies to offer assistance to their team so they can seamlessly continue the
programs and activities that area children and families depend on,” stated Jerry Wit, Executive
Vice President – Marketing for St. John Properties.
The Casey Cares Foundation (http://www.caseycaresfoundation.org) is a 501(c) (3) children’s
charity filling a special niche for critically ill children and their families. Established in 2000, the Casey
Cares Foundation was founded by Casey Baynes and is headquartered in Maryland. Their customized
recreational and uplifting programs include Family Festivities, Celebration Vacations, and Birthday
St. John Properties manages approximately 13 million square feet of flex/office, office,
warehouse, industrial and retail space in the greater Baltimore, Frederick and Washington, D.C. region, as
well as Colorado, Louisiana, Virginia and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit