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July Update:

We had a great time unveiling our new program & we decorated jars to use as piggy banks. The ladies are so creative!

You can see how happy Chicktime St. Louis makes people!

Come find joy with us and be part of Chicktime St. Louis where our volunteer “Chicks” are  super amazing & make the world a better place! 💗

 

May Update:

We hope everyone had a great day yesterday! This month, we created 2 amazing gifts that are inexpensive but extraordinary that you can give anytime-but especially for mother’s day.

Next, we mixed up some body scrubs using sugar, Epsom salts, oils & essential oil. It leaves your skin silky smooth. We also made some candle designs that the ladies created themselves with markers. It’s a great way to personalize a candle with your own message. The chicks came up with some seriously creative designs!!

We must send a special thank you to Jerri who donated the candles for our project…You rock!!

Because of awesome amazing people who have donated items to our cause, we dropped off some much needed things to a young lady & her 1 year old son last night. She moved from the shelter into her own place, has a full time job & is doing well! Woohoo!

Kathy Stack Mondragon~ your generous donation will be making ladies super happy at our event this evening!! Stephanie Victor~ your table & dresser have a wonderful new home & the new owners could not be happier! Cassondra Christine~ Your basket of goodies/seat & toy box donation was awesome & so appreciated! Ashton Clay~ thanks for supervising the movers lol. Laurie Shannon supplied the son who donated a futon, 2 chairs & furniture moving muscle.

Now that we have created a little storage room, we can accept more stuff!! Message Chicktime St. Louis if you have things you’d like to donate to a great cause. Thank you everyone!!! 😘

April Update:

A big huge 😘THANK YOU😘 to Teresa Werner Reiniger for volunteering to share her talents with us at Chicktime this month! It was our DIY project night & she gave us guidance & inspiration from her amazing projects. We had so much fun!

We also had the pleasure to meet Tabitha Coburn as she volunteered with us. The kids loved her fabulous bubble blowing skills! Thanks Tabitha! You did a great job!

Thanks to Jamie (& Grin & dinosaurs), Ashton, Cassondra, Tina & Tish for being awesome Chicks (& chicklet) and making the evening so fun! And thanks Melissa for volunteering to stay late with us after working there all day. ❤️

March Update:

Wow! Another great event with our friends @ Call for Help Inc. Many thanks go out to Hannah for being our guest leader! She was AMAZING! Hannah is a trainer at Edwardsville Fast Fitness Boot Camp & she taught us a few moves we can do to get our bodies moving. Thank you for volunteering with us Hannah. Tish then taught us some belly dancing moves. So fun! Who doesn’t love teeny finger cymbals? Thank you Chick! (We decided everyone needs a jingly scarf in their life.)

We ended the evening sampling Teatopia tea. It was a hit! The Lapsang Souchong was said to taste like a campfire . Thank you Cassondra for donating tasty treats .

Can’t wait til DIY April!

February Update:

This week love was in the air @ Chicktime St. Louis! We had a spaghetti dinner and then dipped & decorated strawberries. I don’t know how many beautiful treats actually made it out alive but we had fun! Then we started on Chicktime picture boards to hang up at the center. We had pictures developed of our events & some of the ladies made individual picture boards for themselves. The creativity & talents are amazing! We also had 3 new awesome chicks join us & they fit right in! Everyone loved them! Thank you Cassie, Tina & Ashley for coming & cant wait to see you all again!!

 

January Update:

Last week we had a super fun time dressing up & taking pictures at Chicktime St. Louis in our DIY photo shoot! We had a skilled photographer there helping us get great pics. Thank you Tish for bringing your friend Deej to spend a few hours with us and show us the ropes! She had awesome advice and we had fewer pictures of thumbs! Great things happen when we share our friends and talents <3

*Is volunteering or being a guest leader for an event in your list of things to do in 2017? Contact Chicktime St. Louis for more info!

 

December Update:

Thank you to everyone who attended Chicktime December! Fun was had by all at the Transitional Living Center!

Stephanie is a dedicated volunteer chick and future public speaker

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like some sweet & spicy wings! (No sauce was dripped in the making of this photo.)

Thank you Big Mama’s BBQ for supplying our delicious treats for Chicktime St. Louis. The chicks loved everything!

Cammi’s oreo shake concoction kicked in!

Big Mama’s BBQ has the BEST cakes!

We had a big ball of saran wrap that contained 25 presents & lots of candy. One person starts unrolling while another tries to roll a double. You keep all the goodies that fall out. When a double is rolled, the ball has to be passed. Fun!

We volunteering.

 

November Update:

We had an awesome Fashion Show & clothing donation event tonight at Call for Help, Inc. with the girls in the Transitional Living Center. We had a super special guest, Lori Rhodes- founder of Chicktime visit our amazing group all the way from Texas! So much fun! Thank you to all of our volunteers and we can’t wait to see you all in December!

 

October Update:

Thank you to everyone who attended Chicktime October @ Call For Help! Ms. Mary Ellen was our workshop leader this month and she had fabulous activities planned for us. Her pumpkin painting activity was so much fun and she is so talented with a paint brush! Miss Dee really tapped into her artistic side when she made a teenage mutant ninja turtle pumpkin! Konya made one of the spookiest pumpkins we have ever seen! For snack, we munched on creepy hot dogs… yummy!

Ms. Linda came all the way from Ms. Betty and our Kansas with a car stuffed with donations for the center from our Kansas friends. Thank you all for the items… They were greatly appreciated! Ms. Susan donated our pumpkins for this event and we can’t thank her enough for her kindness! Ms. Ginger and Ms. Linda created an adorable basket of bears made out of hand towels and wash cloths for our give away this month… the little ones loved it! We can’t wait to see you all at Chicktime November!!

 

 

September Update:

Chicktime St. Louis held our first workshop this month at Call for Help, Inc and we would like to thank each one of our “chicks” who came out to play! We had a wonderful afternoon with the kids decorating cupcakes and playing games! everyone got super creative with their cupcake decorating thanks to Mary Ellen’s awesome instructions and they were so yummy!

We then ended the evening with an awesome tour of Call for Help, Inc. It’s amazing how many people this organization helps and we can’t thank them enough for allowing Chicktime St. Louis to serve them! The children really seemed to love us and we are blessed to spend time with them.

We hope you will join us in October as we paint pumpkins and enjoy snacks with the kids!