Abigail's Arms

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EVENTS

March 2022

Agents of Change

Saturday, March 5th from 9am to 12pm

Client Services Building, 201 Harvey St, Gainesville, TX 76240

If you have ever wanted to volunteer with us, here is where you start! Learn what we do, how we do it and how you can help! This training also counts toward continuing education requirements for advocates. Please RSVP with volunteer coordinator Yvonne Knowland at (940)665-2873 or [email protected] 

April 2022

CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH & SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

 

“Bubble Art for Abigail” Parent/Kid Class

Saturday, April 9th,

Session 1: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Session 2: 2:00pm to 3:00pm 

Vantage Point Art Gallery, 107 W. California St. Gainesville, TX 76240

A parent/kid format geared toward 6-10 years old taught by artist Audrey Sherrill. Novice friendly! Using acrylic paint, dish soap and straws, we blow bubbles and “dip” in paper to result in bubble patterns- similar to the latest ceramic styles at Anthropologie. 20% of every registration will be donated to Abigail’s Arms.

Registration is $25, all materials are provided. Register online at vantagepointart.com  or in-person at the gallery.

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce “Rise and Shine” 

Tuesday, April 12th from 7:45am to 9am

Gainesville Civic Center, 311 S. Weaver Gainesville, TX 76240

Learn about what Abigail’s Arms is doing in the community, network with others and have breakfast all before 9am! 

Agents of Change

Saturday, April 30th from 9am to 1pm

Client Services Building, 201 Harvey St, Gainesville, TX 76240

If you have ever wanted to volunteer with us, here is where you start! Learn what we do, how we do it and how you can help! This training also counts toward continuing education requirements for advocates. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with volunteer coordinator Yvonne Knowland at (940)665-2873 or [email protected] 

May 2022

June 2022

CANCELLED. This class will be rescheduled at a later date.

OAG Advocate Training 

Wednesday, June 15th 5pm-8pm

Thursday, June 16th 5pm-8pm

Friday, June 17th 5pm-8pm

Wednesday, June 22nd 5pm-8pm

Thursday, June 23rd 5pm-8pm

Friday, June 24th 5pm-8pm

Saturday, June 25th 9am-3pm (lunch provided)

Client Services Building, 201 Harvey St, Gainesville, TX 76240

This training is a total of seven classes. Saturday will include lunch. This training will equip you to work directly with Abigail’s Arms and Child Advocacy Center clients. Prior to the class, a volunteer application must be completed along with a background check and three references. The training will also educate you on all of the services we provide to our community.

You must enroll with our volunteer coordinator, Yvonne Knowland. Please call (940)665-2873 or email at [email protected] 

July 2022

Agents of Change

Saturday, July 30th from 9am to 1pm

Client Services Building, 201 Harvey St, Gainesville, TX 76240

If you have ever wanted to volunteer with us, here is where you start! Learn what we do, how we do it and how you can help! Lunch will be provided. This training also counts toward continuing education requirements for advocates. Please RSVP with volunteer coordinator Yvonne Knowland at (940)665-2873 or [email protected] 

August 2022

September 2022

October 2022 - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

November 2022

December 2022

January 2023

February 2023