Honoree 2014 – Lisa Mathies

Congrats to Lisa Mathies for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Mathies_LisaName:  Lisa Mathies

Nominating Organization:  Continuum Consulting Group

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Volunteer is being honored for her work as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).  Mrs. Mathies is the CASA for a five year old girl who is in the foster care system after suffering years of abuse. Mrs. Mathies has developed a relationship with the child through, her foster parents, counselors and educators so she can best represent her interests in court. In addition to CASA, Mrs. Mathies volunteers with the Newport Mesa school district in assisting students applying for the Dream Act and is active with the non-profit Semester at Sea. Her two daughters are budding philanthropists.

Please write a note of congratulations below!

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7 thoughts on “Honoree 2014 – Lisa Mathies

  1. Lisa you inspire me by taking the time to help children and others quietly without getting attention and praise. You do it because you are kind and generous and have a caring heart.

    And I admire your spirit- funny, warm, casual, non judgmental and never a mean word about others.

    You are a great mother too. Even your girls are do-gooders. Well done.

    You wouldn’t even hurt a fly. Or a wasp!
    I think that’s nuts but whatever. The bugs of the world should thank you too 🙂

    Thanks for making a small piece of the world a better place. And the neighborhood. And the tennis club.

    You are awesomely awesome.

    Xo,
    Cheryl

  2. LIsa

    Congrats on the work that you have done and do do. Working with people that need volunteers is most gratifiying to both sides of the circle.

    Beth Fleming

  3. Lisa,

    The world would be a better place if we had more beautiful soles like YOU! I knew you were a exceptional person and this confirms it. I hope this inspires more good doing!!!!
    Love,
    Alison

  4. Congratulations Mom! I’m so proud of you for all your hard work, love, and dedication. You are such an inspiration, not only to me but to many others in the community. All it takes is one act of kindness to make a difference, and what you have done with your work in CASA has not gone unnoticed and will change the life of that family forever. You’re an incredible role model, mother and friend, and I’m truly blessed to be your daughter, learning from you and your selfless actions. I love you Mom and am so proud of you!

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