About Our Chapter
Hello! My name is Selina Angel and I am Chicktime San Antonio Central Managing Leader. I found Chicktime during the Covid pandemic as I had some time to reflect on myself, community and the world. At the time, I discovered this wonderful group, this chapter was not able to serve in person due to Covid. Their monthly workshops were put on hold to keep everyone safe. So I waited. There was another chapter across town that got to go back to in person workshops before this chapter, so I went to volunteer with them. It was at that time I was hooked. It would of been easy to stay and volunteer with that chapter. Things were already set and all I would have to do is show up….but! I knew this chapter needed not only volunteers, but women to say yes to joining the leadership team.
So here I am~ boldly wanting to love the must vulnerable in our community. Help women to do the same by having an avenue to do it. Please join us! All you have to do is sign up on the website and you will receive our monthly invites and come when you can.
Come make a difference with us!
Chicktime San Antonio Central Managing Leader
Anna Bulgarides served as a volunteer, then co-leader and became the Managing Leader in 2019. Anna’s life history made her want to make sure children who have suffered abuse and neglect know they are not forgotten and certainly have people routing for them. Anna loved the mission of St. Pj’s so much she began working there. This is how big her heart is. Anna had to step away from leadership, but is an active volunteer for Chicktime and is the go-to staff person at St. Pj’s when Chicktime San Antonio Central needs help or direction.
Carmen Casares-Cernoch became the Managing Leader, in 2017. She believed in the works that St. PJ’s does in the life of a child and that the Children’s Home serves as a safe place for children to start healing and begin their journey toward a better future. It was her vision for Chicktime SA Central, to create opportunities for women from all walks of life to plant seeds in the lives of those that are served by St. PJs; seeds of hope, empowerment, kindness and compassion, love, healing, strength and resiliency. Nurture these seeds so that the girls of St PJs can see, recognize and embrace their own sprouting gifts to take with them as they journey on their paths of life and know that they are beautiful, strong, unique young ladies who are worthy of goodness and have the capability overcome challenges. Carmen moved on from the leadership role after she started her own business. We are grateful for Carmen’s part in the legacy of Chicktime
Dawn Gayden~ Chapter Founder
Dawn Gayden founded Chicktime SA Central in 2014 with a belief that every person can positively impact another individual’s life whether we are aware of that impact or not. Her vision was to ignite a spark of creativity and hope in every child’s life that we touch; to inspire and impact their lives in a positive manner and for our children to walk away from our events feeling empowered with a sense of belonging and love. We want our girls to dream big and think big! In 2017, Dawn passed the Chicktime SA Central torch over to Carmen but we will always honor Dawn for her time, love, and commitment to Chicktime San Antonio Central!