About Our Chapter

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“Love cannot remain by itself- it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action, and that action is service” – Mother Teresa

We are all put on this earth to serve a bigger purpose. I believe one of the most significant moments in a person’s life is when they realize or find that purpose and in this I am not speaking of the realization of something you are gifted, talented or good at. Instead, it’s the moment you feel an all-consuming, burning desire to give yourself whole heartedly without reservation or fear to that which connects with you and aligns the stars within your heart.

Chicktime Mission is my opportunity to embrace and live into what I believe to be a core purpose and meaning of my life. Our mission is to love and serve the children of the Rio Grande Valley who have been neglected, abused and/or abandoned. We’ve all heard it said, “it takes a village” – every child deserves at least that, and many survive because of it. It is our hope and prayer that through interactions with members and volunteers of our chapter these children realize they have a village, they are loved, and that today is just a page, not the final chapter in their story.

We are more powerful together and cannot do it alone. If you are interested in the opportunity to change a life one loving moment at a time, please join us and LIGHT THE FIRE! All hearts will be changed forever.

To join our chapter simply click the Join a Chapter button and select TX-McAllen from the drop down menu. You are welcome to reach out to me anytime, I look forward to hearing from you!


With love and gratitude,

Misty D. Martin
Chicktime McAllen Managing Leader
(956) 391-9034



“Be somebody who makes everybody feel like SOMEBODY”


Lupita Zamora served as Managing Leader for Chicktime Mission/McAllen 2016-2019 and has been a dedicated volunteer with Chicktime since the chapter was founded in 2009 by Natalie Basham (2009-1011). Lupita continued to serve under Echo Richardson (2012-2014)when she stepped into leadership and also under Carol Wiens (2014-2016). It is Lupita’s heartfelt belief that sharing a small amount of kindness cost nothing, but makes a great difference to someone who has nothing. Lupita believe’s we should all reflect on how important it is to recognize the value in all people. Lupita continues to volunteer and serve on the Chicktime Mission leadership team.