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Mary Beth to Be Honored by CASA on May 16, 2017

April 12, 2017 / Posted by in News

An Evening to Foster Dreams

MAY 16, 2017

Please join us for a heartfelt and fun evening, with an extraordinary moving program, as we honor our community partners who have committed to helping abused and neglected children in foster care in Los Angeles County. Entertainment by Dana Carvey and Tiffany Haddish, comedians.



Mary Beth Evans
CASA Volunteer and TV Actress

A four-time Daytime Emmy winning actress and producer, Mary Beth Evans is most known for her role as Kayla Brady Johnson on Days of Our Lives. A 30-year veteran of daytime TV, Mary Beth is also known for her roles Katherine Bell on General Hospital, Sierra Esteban Drake on As The World Turns and Sara Garrett on the Emmy-winning digital series THE BAY.

Mary Beth has also delighted primetime audiences with recurring and guest appearances on Chasing Life, Law & Order: SVU, Criminal Minds, Nip Tuck, Body of Proof and Monk, to name a few. A wife and mother of three, Mary Beth is also an entrepreneur who ran a successful mail order pie company for nearly 10 years. In 2015, Mary Beth launched a lifestyle blog, PLANK (plankblog.com), where she inspires readers with her weekly posts about lifestyle, health, family and more.

Mary Beth has been a CASA/LA volunteer for four years, during which time she has been a dedicated fundraiser for the organization.


“The Fosters” is a compelling, one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of adopted and biological teenaged kids being raised by two moms. Stef Adams Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her wife, Lena Adams Foster, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef’s biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon; their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus; and adopted siblings, Jude and his half-sister Callie.

Teri Polo as Stef Adams Foster
Sherri Saum as Lena Adams Foster
Hayden Byerly as Jude Adams Foster
Noah Centineo as Jesus Adams Foster
David Lambert as Brandon Foster
Maia Mitchell as Callie Adams Foster
Danny Nucci as Mike Foster
Cierra Ramirez as Mariana Adams Foster


Jennifer Lopez
Bradley Bredeweg
Peter Paige
Joanna Johnson
Greg Gugliotta
Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
Benny Medina


For over sixty years, SHARE, Inc. has provided critical support to help children who are developmentally disabled, abused, and neglected. These funds support treatment, research, prevention, vocational training, and independent living skills programs – many of the programs and facilities so vital to children with special needs.

Special Recognition to Dilys Tosteson Garcia, Former CEO, CASA of Los Angeles

5:30pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

6:30pm – 9:30pm Dinner, Entertainment, Award Presentations

The gala will once again be hosted by Dax Shepard. Attended by 800 guests, the gala aims to raise $1.2 million for CASA/LA programs benefiting foster children in LA County.

Event and Table Sponsorships are available now, as well as individual tickets. Please also consider donating to our silent or live auction by going to:

5th Annual Evening to Foster Dreams Auction Donation

Please check this link for tickets, donations, ad purchase or sponsorships:

An Evening to Foster Dreams

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