Young Professional Philanthropists

The CASA First Young Professional Philanthropists (“YPP”) is a cohort of compassionate young professionals who support CASA First’s mission to ensure all local children in foster care are safe and supported.

Are you between the ages of 22 and 45, and living in Northern New Mexico?

YPP may be for you if you want to:

  • Become acquainted with our community’s challenges and needs, especially within the child and family welfare system
  • Help gather resources to help improve the lives of children and youth in your community
  • Form long-lasting community and network in Santa Fe + greater Northern New Mexico region
  • A space for business partnerships, connections & cooperative projects to emerge
  • Gain vital feedback for business ideas and collaborating thinking to create a stronger community in Santa Fe
  • Have fun, grow together, help create a more compassionate, visible and impactful community of local young professionals
  • Yearly fundraiser, toy/supply drives, and other events to support CASA First’s mission

Above all, you will be helping to make a difference in the lives of children and youth in foster care.

If you are interested in joining our amazing support group, please use the button below to sign-up.

CASA First Wish List 

We are asking for gift donations for children in care. New and unused items only please. Some gift ideas are listed below:

  • toys for infants (ages 0-3)
  • self care items
  • makeup and toiletries
  • warm coats
  • hats
  • backpacks and school supplies
  • Legos 
  • coloring books and colored pencils
  • art supplies
  • new baby books
  • giftcards (movie theaters, bowling alley, Children’s Museum, ice cream, etc.)
  • gift bags

    Items can be dropped off by appointment Fridays 10am-2pm




466 W. San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

(505) 820-1500