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Fishing and Crabbing and Fun! Oh My!

Sarah Kathryn and Her Brother Luke We never take it for granted what a family often goes through to just show up for a C.A.S.T. for Kids event.  Sickness, behavioral challenges, and even driving distance can influence a family's ability to participate on the day of...

How They Inspire

After the fishing tournament and C.A.S.T. for Kids event on Lake Waco, fishing pros Alton Jones, Alton Jones Jr., and Clay Dyer, along with Cole and Gaby smile for the camera Every time I attend a C.A.S.T. for Kids event, I leave inspired. I'm inspired by the kids and...

Mitchell Found His Place Among the C.A.S.T. for Kids Family

The Reid Family of Monster Spirit At C.A.S.T. for Kids, we think of ourselves more like a family than an organization. The relationships that are built at events over the years run deep. The Reid family is no different. Greg (far left) started working with C.A.S.T....

C.A.S.T. for Kids Runs in the Family

We love it when C.A.S.T. for Kids becomes a family affair because, at our events, we strive to make everyone feel at home and a part of a big, loving, supportive family, whether you're a participant, parent or volunteer. You belong! This really rang true last weekend...

Ryan Steals the Show

Boat Captain Mark, C.A.S.T. Eastern Regional Director Jeff & Participant Ryan during the Award Ceremony at the C.A.S.T. for Kids Event at Fort Loudoun Lake in Knoxville, Tennessee   Ryan had a hard time going to sleep the night before in anticipation of the...

Special Kids Fishing in the Big Apple

    The 2019 3rd annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event in Central Park, New York City was again held on the Harlem Meer Pond on the very north end of the park at 110th Street. Being in the middle of this huge city, it was amazing how many fish were actually in the...

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #9: Kayak Fishing

Hey folks! Jay Yelas here. I want to encourage you today to try out some kayak fishing this summer. It's a load of fun! I've got my C.A.S.T. for Kids rod right here and a little jig. I love getting out on small creeks like this with my C.A.S.T. for Kids rod and just...

Long-time Volunteers Become New Coordinators

Chris and Robert Divin are no strangers to C.A.S.T. for Kids. They've volunteered at events for five years before deciding to take on the role of coordinator. We were thrilled when they wanted to start their own event at Lake Corpus Christi, Texas. Listen in on an...

Anything is Possible!

If asked for a definition of the word "overcomer", I would easily give it in two words- Clay Dyer. Clay was born without any lower limbs, no arm on the left side and a partial arm on the right. However, these limitations did not dampen his determination and positive...