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In the meantime…..can you help?

When You can’t have Chicktime workshops on site due to Covid-19..

you do the next best thing….
get supplies donated and ask for the New Life volunteer coordinator Lisa Brown, to host the workshop!!

The girls made sun catchers and paper bracelets. Thank you Liz Barger and Laura Sowell for all the prep work!

Yummy brownies courtesy of Presidian Cares and cookies thanks to master cookie maker Rick Barger!

#unstoppablelove

Last weeks fun at SJRC-Bulverde with Chicktime Bulverde. We still can’t wait to see the girls in person, but in the meantime…..We will keep thinking of ways to love them from a distance!
Tuesday, I “loaded” the SJRC kiddos with baked potatoes with shredded chicken and lots of toppings along with the ever popular and highly requested Hawaiian Rolls. Did you like my pun…loaded as in a loaded potato.😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣🤣


Friday, they were treated to Chalupa Boxes from Taco Bell. Thank you Michael Carman for your donation to help make this happen.

I love you kiddos at SJRC-Bulverde.

Chicktime Bulverde  Fed the kids at SJRC Chick-Fil-A sandwiches and homemade Mac and Cheese!

They donated supplies to decorate Paper Mache stars in honor of those who sacrificed their lives for our Freedom and also taught them how to make my spicy crackers.

Ended the festivities with Big Red ice cream floats.

Thank you Tara Johsnon for your donation to help Chicktime Bulverde keep showing up for the kids at SJRC and help them through the pandemic!

Chicktime Bulverde could not meet today for our monthly workshop but we did meet up during the week to share the love. We were honored to have Chef Robert Hicks spend his day off, after the busy Mother’s Day weekend, to prepare Chicken Faijaits, rice and beans for SJRC on Monday. You rocked Robert Hicks!!! They loved you’re cooking.

On Friday, the kids enjoyed Schlotzsky’s Boxed Meals. It was the first time for a lot of the kids to be introduced to the Schlotzsky’s experience. Thank you Jillian Bourn and family for your generous donation to purchase the sandwiches.

If you would like to help these amazing foster kids at SJRC during the pandemic, please message me. The feeling you get when you volunteer or donate is PRICELESS!!!

We miss getting to know all the girls we get to serve. COVID has impacted all of us, but it can’t stop us from ding-dong-ditching some crafting/art supplies and pizza! 🍕 🎨🥰 We had so much fun shopping for the girls that we didn’t remember to take many photos, but just a few of the things we delivered were:

Canvases
Paint
Tie-dye kits
Anime drawing book
Bubbles (come on, we all love bubbles)
DIY Face Mask kit
Summer tote bags
And a lot more!!

We’re grateful for anyone and everyone who has made donations, big and small. Thank you for empowering us to serve our Akron community!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excited to introduce our newest chapter leader and the amazing team she has built! Stay tuned!

Chicktime Little Rock will not be meeting in the month of May as we continue to navigate through this season of Covid-19 . If you have an idea and the means to carry it out to show love to our Chicktime girls let us know. Perhaps you want to donate crafts for them to do in quarantine or donate yummy snacks or give them cards with words of encouragement! We can help try and make it happen.
Stay safe and know we can’t wait to see you soon!

Chicktime San Antonio Central will not be meeting in the month of May as we continue to navigate through this season of Covid-19 . If you have an idea and the means to carry it out to show love to our Chicktime girls let us know. Perhaps you want to donate crafts for them to do in quarantine or donate yummy snacks or give them cards with words of encouragement! We can help try and make it happen.

Stay safe and know we can’t wait to see you soon!

Chicktime San Antonio continues to show love from a distance by sending this fun cupcake cookbook to the two cottages where “our” girls live….
We know they love to cook and bake so we can’t wait to hear about the yummy treats they are going to create over these quarantine days!!
#unstoppablelove

More ways to support our friends at YWCA Dayton!!!!
If you happen to stop by Amazon.com today, please consider the YWCA’s wish list for their clients. There’s a need for items that many of us take for granted in our daily lives.
Thank you!!

Chicktime KC leadership team delivered some treat bags to our precious and worthy and CHOSEN girls at Cornerstone….We just wanted them to know that we may not be able to meet face to face with them, but they are still on our minds and in our hearts!
If you have an idea on how we can continue to do things like this ( sending cards, activities/crafts, or snacks and food) until we can resume our workshops and have the means to carry it out…..Let us know. If you supply it we will get it there!
#unstoppablelove

Happy to be able to deliver a yummy Bojangles meal and Italian Ice
to the kids at Callen Lacey Children’s Home this afternoon.
We sure do miss spending time with these kids. 

A little Cinco de Mayo celebration with the SJRC Peeps. Chicktime Bulverde donated the supplies  so SJRC could have a workshop on their own!

Loved the sombrero cookie decorating. Step one of piñata making was really messy but enjoyable. Best part…getting your frustrations out on poor “Foxy”! Hope you enjoyed the candy and cookies in the Piñata! Love you guys! We hope to be back June.

Chicktime Cincinnati will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime Girls we want to keep everyone safe. We hope to resume things soon.
Be safe and stay well.
Much love,
Chicktime Cincinnati Leadership Team

Chicktime Jackson will not be meeting in the month of May. We are hopeful that we will get to have our first workshop at our new Charity Partner in June, but will certainly make sure we follow all recommendations when making that decision.
We miss you and can’t wait to serve with you again.
Be safe and well.
Blessings,
Chicktime Jackson Leadership Team

If you find yourself here and disappointed Chicktime St. Louis  doesn’t have volunteer activities you are in a good place to explore the idea of building a team and re-launching the chapter! The young moms at Fontebella miss our workshops and we feel the call to find a new leadership team to continue the legacy started there. The moms have faced many hardships and Chicktime workshops offer them hope and encouragement and of course lots of love and laughter.    

If you have a heart for the vulnerable  and/or  if you have supported Chicktime St. Louis from the sidelines and want to do more….now is the time to act! We will give you all the training you need and help you transition into the leadership role.  

Please contact, Lori Rhodes, Chicktime Founder, at info@chicktime.com for more information. Feel free to look up chicktime.com and find out more about being a leader Chicktime leader. 

Come be blessed by being a blessing!

Even though we weren’t able to visit with our Wallace girls in person this month,
we were able to show some Chicktime love and put together
spa gift baskets for all the girls, and send one of our graduates off to
MTSU with a giant box full of college essentials.
Thank you sooo much to all who contributed! Y’all are amazing.

If you find yourself here and disappointed Chicktime Easton doesn’t have volunteer activities, you are in a good place to explore the idea of building a team and re-launching the chapter! The young ladies at Valley Youth House miss our workshops and we feel the call to find a new leadership team to continue the legacy started there. The girls at Valley Youth House have faced many hardships and Chicktime workshops offer them hope and encouragement and of course lots of love and laughter.    

If you have a heart for children and/or  if you have supported Chicktime Easton from the sidelines and want to do more….now is the time to act! We will give you all the training you need and help you transition into the leadership role.  

Please contact, Lori Rhodes, Chicktime Founder, at info@chicktime.com for more information. Feel free to look up chicktime.com and find out more about being a leader Chicktime leader. 

Come be blessed by being a blessing!

 

We miss our ladies of Chadwhick Residence so much.
Although we cannot provide workshops for them during this pandemic,
we can find other ways to bless them!
Our team made blessing bags for each lady!

The girls at Miracles OutReach were able to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
with tacos, maracas, and sombrero headbands!
This wouldn’t have been possible without your donations.

A huge thank you for your continued support!

Donations for activities, groceries, and dinners like this one
are much needed during this time.
If you’d like information on how to help let us know.

Chicktime San Marcos Empowered will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with the residents of Brookdale we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.
If you have any ideas on how you can love the residents from a distance like sending cards, snacks or activities….let us know. We will ask our charity partner how you can fulfill your idea and help you as much as we can be a blessing to our sweet residents!
Sending our love,
Chicktime Chicktime San Marcos Empowered Leadership Team
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Galveston won’t be meeting face to face in the month of May, but we continue to find ways to spread love….

Chicktime Galveston was so happy to honor the mothers at the family crisis center today.

We would like to thank Emma Posada and her family for the lovely gifts and cake not only for the moms but also for the staff.

The moms and staff also received flowers and a lovely card from Chicktime!!

We can’t wait to be able to come visit them again.

Keeping our fingers crossed for June or July.

@HIShandsandfeet
#CHICKTIMEGalvestonrocks

Chicktime New Braunfels Downtown will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime kids we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.
If you have any ideas on how you can love the kids from a distance like sending cards, snacks or activities….let us know. We will ask our charity partner how you can fulfill your idea and help you as much as we can be a blessing to our sweet kids
Sending our love,
Chicktime New Braunfels Downtown Leadership Team
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Austin will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime kids we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.

If you have any ideas on how you can love the girls from a distance like sending cards, snacks or activities….let us know. We will ask our charity partner how you can fulfill your idea and help you as much as we can be a blessing to our sweet girls!

Sending our love,
Chicktime Austin Leadership Team
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Sacramento will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime kids we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.

In the meantime, if you have an idea to show some love from a distance reach out to us and we can see if it’s possible. Perhaps send cards or provide crafts? If you are willing to provide it we are willing to ask our charity partner if it can happen.

Sending our love,
Chicktime Sacramento Leadership Team
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Conroe will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime kids we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.
In the meantime, if you have an idea to show some love from a distance (sending cards, dropping off snacks/meals, or activities to pass the time) let us know. We would to help you be a blessing!
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Katy,
We hope you are staying safe and well! We will not be having a face to face workshop in May as we continue to work with Krause to ensure safety for the kids, staff and Chicktime volunteers! The good news is Chicktime Katy has stepped up to love the kids despite not being able to see each other face to face. This picture was taken by Krause sent with the following words of thanks….

~Krause can’t thank our Chicktime family enough! The donations you have provided during all this has really helped our girls to cope with all that’s going on. Thank you for all the support you continue to give us. ❤️

We will keep you posted when we will be resuming workshops, but until then we will continue to find ways to love the kids at Krause that doesn’t involve face to face contact. Feel free to message us if you have an idea or would like to send items off their Amazon wish list.

All our love,
Chicktime Katy Leadership Team

Chicktime Humble continues to look for a Charity Partner to serve. The current Covid-19 situation has made the search a little difficult, but we are determine one way or another it will happen. Thank you for your patience.
In the meantime, we thought we could help out Chicktime Katy, our local sister chapter. They are not able to have face to face workshops at their charity partner, Krause Children’s Home. They decided that even if they couldn’t show up, they would still like to show love to the young ladies at Krause Children’s Center. They put together a Wish List on Amazon of items the girls might enjoy. They also spoke to their activity director, and she also suggested items based on their planned activities (those items have high/highest priority on list).
Please take a few minutes to look over the list and decide if you are able to purchase any of these items. You can sort the list by price, or by priority, giving options for almost every budget. Your purchase will be shipped directly to Krause Childrens Center. And if you are an Amazon Prime member, it ships free!
We hope that during these challenging days, you will consider being the hands and feet of Jesus to these young ladies. We also pray you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe!
https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3LL7T6PQTGBS1…
Be blessed and be a blessing,
Chicktime Humble Leadership Team

Chicktime Detroit will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime girls we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.
In the meantime, if you have an idea to show some love from a distance (sending cards, dropping off snacks/meals, or activities to pass the time) let us know. We would to help you be a blessing!
#unstoppablelove

Hey Chicktime Akron! We hope you are all doing well! We won’t be meeting in May as we continue to try to limit the risk of illness to our Chicktime girls! We hope to be back in June, but in the meantime I just wanted to share a few thoughts….

…I am lucky enough to have an aunt who lives right on the ocean in Florida. After my aunts household and my household both home quarantined for 2 weeks, my daughter, Kylie and I drove down to quarantine together. While here, I kept thinking of our Chicktime girls and how much Rachael, Kylie, and I all miss being with them. I loved the inspirational rock idea, and I pull so much energy and revitalization from the ocean. So! I created inspirational sand and shell jars for our girls. We will write a letter for the house to read to the girls, and ask them to pick a word they identify with or want more of, and use the power of the sand and shells to help give them the strength to become the person they want to be. I can’t wait to drop these off to our girls with some pizza! Even more so, I can’t wait until we can see them again!!

#unstoppablelove
Love,
Jessica
Managing Chicktime Akron Chapter Leader

Chicktime Indy continues to work with the Wheeler Mission’s Center for Women and Children to ensure the safety and well-being of the residents and staff as well as our volunteers. There will be no May workshop as we adhere to all safety recomemdations for Covid-19. We will keep you posted on chapter updates as we have them. We miss you and can’t wait to serve with you again very soon!

In the meantime, if you have an idea to show Wheeler Mission’s Center for Women and Children some love from a distance (sending cards, dropping off snacks/meals, or activities to pass the time) let us know. We would love to help you be a blessing!

#unstoppablelove

If you would  like to show love to the girls by sending snacks, activities or cards please let us know. We would love to help you be a blessing!

Stay well,

The Chicktime KC Leadership Team

If you find yourself here and disappointed Chicktime Wicksburg doesn’t have volunteer activities you are in a good place to explore the idea of building a team and re-launching the chapter! The children at Wiregrass Children’s Home miss our workshops and we feel the call to find a new leadership team to continue the legacy started there. The children at Wiregrass have faced many hardships and Chicktime workshops offer them hope and encouragement and of course lots of love and laughter.    

If you have a heart for children and/or  if you have supported Chicktime Wicksburg from the sidelines and want to do more….now is the time to act! We will give you all the training you need and help you transition into the leadership role.  

Please contact, Lori Rhodes, Chicktime Founder, at info@chicktime.com for more information. Feel free to look up chicktime.com and find out more about being a leader Chicktime leader. 

Come be blessed by being a blessing!

 

We desperately need your help keeping our shelves stocked with essentials for the families staying in our shelters.

You can find these items and more by shopping from our Amazon Wish List or drop off items at our Berry Good Buys location.

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2W4CqH1
(Please send to 1010 N. Center St. address)

Drop Off (Mark items as “Immediate Needs”):
Berry Good Buys
1701 W. Berry Street
Fort Worth, TX 76110
* Please practice social distancing while dropping off

Our Arlington Resource Center is still closed for drop-offs.

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting some of our most at-risk neighbors, and that’s why North Texas Giving Day has created #NorthTexasGivingTuesdayNOW! Today, May 5, you can make a gift and join countless other North Texans to provide support to those who need it most.

When you make a gift to SafeHaven, you’re providing a comfortable place to rest, regroup and gain life-saving resources for women and children fleeing violent homes.

Make A Gift: https://bit.ly/2KQQWvr

The risk of Covid-19 continues to be an issue and therefore volunteers are not allowed on the campus of New Life Children’s Center. We continue to look for ways to serve the girls and are so grateful when we have caring volunteers who believe  the mission must go on virus or no virus! We have donated crafts and snacks for a May workshop to still take place from our fearless Managing Chicktime Canyon Lake Leader, Liz…  and our incredible Charity Partner Liaison from New Life, Lisa…  has agreed to lead the workshop for us in our absence! It takes a Village!

Chicktime continues to heal the Nation….one workshop at a time.

The Quarintine will not stop us from having a workshop this month thanks to workshop leader, Stacey Pratorius! Stacey was originally signed up to lead this months workshop and when she found out volunteers would still not be able to come to the Boysville campus she decided to do the next best thing…. and taped her workshop from home. The link was sent to Boysville who will share it with the girls. She also purchased the cottages smoothie makers, gave them smoothie recipes and a gift card to purchase groceries to make their own smoothies. How blessed we are with wonderful women like Stacey who support Chicktime and our mission and who love our girls at Boysville.

Healing the nation one workshop at a time!

 

Just a reminder that we will not have a May workshop in order to

keep everyone safe and well. Please continue to keep the beautiful kids we serve in your prayers!

See you soon.

We continue to do our part to stop the spread of Covid-19….therefore we will not be having a May workshop. We will keep everyone updated about the following months.
 
We miss our volunteers and can’t wait for our workshops to resume so we can hang out and play with our kids!
 
Be well,
Chicktime Coeur ‘Alene Leadership Team

 

Chicktime Conyers has collected and donated puzzles, games,
activities, and food to take to the girls at Elks Aidmore.
We have also sent handwritten notes to the girls
to encourage them during this time.
We have encouraged our volunteers to send notes
as well to show love to the girls.
The girls have appreciated it greatly and they love getting mail.
They feel so loved even though we can’t be with them.

 

Chicktime Tampa has been collecting groceries, making meals,
and even providing activities for the girls at Miracles Outreach.
Since they can’t have workshops, they are asking people to
sponsor activities for the girls there.
There has been a great response to this and
the bond with their charity partner is even stronger!

Looks like our first workshop at the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home won’t be in May as we try to keep everyone safe and free of illness. We are a little disappointed, but this just means we have more time to plan our special launch! Stay tuned for details! In the meantime, will you keep the kids and staff in your prayers!
#chicktimebirmingham

Hey Chicktime Rancho Cucamonga,
We won’t be having a May workshop as we continue to navigate through social distancing, quarantining and possibility of illness. We miss the girls at East Valley Charlee House, but we will be back and we hope you will join us when that happens. It’s now more than ever that we really need to love each other!
Stay well and safe~
Chicktime Rancho Cucamonga Leadership Team

Chicktime Corpus Christi is trying to make sure the kids at their Charity Partner are still having some fun while in quarantine! The managing leader, Amanda, is putting together a powerpoint for the kids to view for their upcoming project and asking everyone to send them a 10 to 15 second video clip saying hello to the girls and telling them we miss them and hope to see them soon. They are also asking for volunteers to donate some fabric paints too! Co-leader, Irene, will meet up with volunteers to get them (and maintaining social distancing) and will deliver to their charity partner.

#unstoppablelove

Chicktime Angels are helping Chicktime Galveston provide a weekly meal to our Charity Partner while in quarantine!

What a blessing to show such acts of love….

We will not be able to have our first workshop at our new charity partner in May. We continue our efforts with LindseyHouse to keep everyone illness free. We will reach out again in a few weeks to let you know if we can serve together in June.
Thank you for being so patient,
Chicktime Tulsa Leadership Team

The Chicktime Mission RGV leadership team just wanted to check in and let you know we are thinking about all our volunteers at this time. We pray you are safe and well. We look forward to serving with you soon. 

Until then….God~speed.

Chicktime Bulverde will not be meeting in May. We hope to resume our workshops in June. In the meantime, please keep the kids at SJRC in your prayers as well as our Nation.

During this time of quarantine, Chicktime Bulverde, is devoted to doing what we can to show love to the kids at SJRC Texas. We may not be able to have our Chicktime Workshops at the moment, but here are a few creative ways we are showing #stoppablelove!

I would like to thank everyone who donated prom dresses, suits, their time, talent, and connections to secure the food, drinks, and desserts for the first ever Murder Mystery Event at SJRC Bulverde: The Perfect Light, Aaron Jensen, Gennaro’s Trattoria,Princess 4 a Night, The Frost Goddess, cakes.n.books bakery, and my friends on Bendel Ranch Rd Next-door. With the “Stay at home” orders, the prom being planned for them was cancelled. We wanted to do something special and fun for these kids while utilizing the beautiful dresses and suits already donated and all the decorations already purchased and made. We could not have asked for a more amazing event. Each house came to the decorated Community Hall for their own special Mystery Game, followed by a delicious meal with dessert, and even some dancing. There is no better feeling then to see these kids having fun and working so nicely too!
❤️,
Merrilee
Chicktime Bulverde Managing Leader
#unstoppablelove

 
We took advantage of our local Sonic Drive-Thru and their Tuesday 1/2 price Cheeseburgers….and some sweet tea and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Life is good at SJRC. Supporting our local fast food restaurants and feeding our peeps.
#unstoppablelove

Chicktime New Braunfels~
We continue to keep everyone’s safety a priority and will not be having a May workshop.
Hope to see you in June, but we will keep you posted.
We can’t wait to be back at SJRC serving with you again.
Sending our love your way. Stay well!
All our love,
Chicktime New Braunfels Leadership Team

Chicktime Boerne~
Boy we miss serving with you! Meadowland continues to keep “our” kids safe from illness by extending the “no volunteers” on campus so we will not be having a workshop in May. We will look for other ways to serve them, but if you have an idea let us know. We would love to support you in that effort. Together we are the village!!
Hope to see you in June, but we will keep you posted.
Sending our love your way. Stay well!

We delivered Chicken, Mac and cheese apples cookies bread and water to the family crisis Center. They Also received some yummy melons and pineapples during the week.

We would like to thank all of our Chicktime Angels that make this possible

We could NOT do this without you.
#ChicktimeGalveston
#HIShandsandfeet

The health and safety of the girls and staff we serve at Krause Children’s Center, and the safety of our Chicktime Katy leaders and volunteers is very important to us, so we are suspending our on-site activities at Krause until the Covid-19 crisis has passed.

But even if we can’t show up, we would still like to show love to the young ladies at Krause Childrens Center. We put together a Wish List on Amazon of items the girls might enjoy. We also spoke to their activity director, and she also suggested items based on their planned activities (those items have high/highest priority on list).

Please take a few minutes to look over the list and decide if you are able to purchase any of these items. You can sort the list by price, or by priority, giving options for almost every budget. Your purchase will be shipped directly to Krause Childrens Center. And if you are an Amazon Prime member, it ships free!

We hope that during these challenging days, you will consider being the hands and feet of Jesus to these young ladies. We also pray you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe!

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3LL7T6PQTGBS1…

Chicktime Little Rock,
In a effort to do our part to stop the spread of Covid-19 we will not be having an April or May workshop! We will keep everyone updated as we walk this season together! Immerse has some immediate needs and we know they would be grateful if you could help out! Reach out to us and we can give you details on where you can donate the items.
We are all in this together!

Chicktime Canyon Lake sent activities to their charity partner so an April workshop could still go on!!! Their fabulous liaison/volunteer coordinator, Lisa Brown, sent this message after she facilitated the workshop with the supplies we sent…

From Lisa….

Hey friends, my heart is bursting!! I missed each of you today 😢😢 The girls loved the activities and were very thankful. I was so busy running to the tables and playing the games and coloring I only took one photo as I was loading up this am. Thanks to all for bringing some Chicktime sunshine to the girls 💜💜💜

The Leadership team on behalf of Chicktime San Antonio has been trying to send “our” girls something to do every week or so while on quarantine! First was the bracelet making kits we shared pics with you early this month. Since then we’ve sent board games, hand lettering kit, and garden seeds!
Sending love during this difficult and perhaps lonely time!! Thank you for always supporting efforts like this when you contribute to special projects or purchase Chicktime T-shirts! We know for a fact that the girls feel our love!!

Today we dropped off dinner for the family crisis center. We dropped off Spaghetti, French bread, salad and cupcakes…
Oh and a bouquet of flowers for Hilda and Frances who have been staying with the families through This pandemic.

#CHICKTIME
#HISHANDSANDFEET

From Boysville….

All of us were a little bummed that we couldn’t see our Chicktime San Antonio friends for a couple of months with the current situation. Little did we know, they would still be thinking of our girls and send them a little care package via Amazon! Thank you for the fun crafts ladies! We love y’all!

Chicktime Galveston dropped off 80 sack lunches, 
Water,Capri Sun and cookies. We also dropped off baby food.

The no contact was hard. Boy we miss the kids!

#CHICKTIME
#HISHANDSANDFEET