Events

Here are all upcoming events for The CALL around the state.

Please note that many events are for one county only (due to the county-based nature of The CALL’s work).

To find a listing of events for a particular county, find your county here.

May
1
Fri
Flocking to Foster Care @ Crawford & Sebastian County
May 1 – May 31 all-day
Flocking to Foster Care @ Crawford & Sebastian County
May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and that means FLOCKING SEASON opens May 1st!
The CALL in Crawford & Sebastian Counties has our Flockers ready with a super fun awareness event that will help get Crawford & Sebastian County families FLOCKING TO FOSTER CARE.
Be on the look out for our Flock and tag us in your pictures, #Flocking20.
If you’d like to donate, text Flocking20 to 41444
May
28
Thu
May Online Info Meeting via Zoom
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join The CALL in Southeast Arkansas on Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 PM for a Zoom Video Conference to find out how you can become a foster or adoptive parent or volunteer with Ashley, Bradley, or Drew County.

You will learn more about The CALL, explore the foster/adoption certification process, and get answers to your questions. No obligation!

After you register, our County Coordinator will email you the orientation packet and the ZOOM login and password, along with instructions to successfully particiapte in a ZOOM meeting.

**If married and considering fostering and/or adoption, both spouses must attend an info meeting before attending PRIDE training classes.**

May
29
Fri
Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children. Clothing is organized on racks by size — ranging from infant through elementary school age. Baby items such as blankets, bedding, cribs, swings, pack-n-plays, etc, are often available as well. Items needed include: more infant and toddler clothing, baby items, diapers, uniforms. The CALL Mall does not accept adult clothing. Donations can be brought on Fridays or by appointment. For more information, contact Carolyn Hanks at 501-425-7194 or Joanna Bearden at 501-626-9337.

Jun
1
Mon
June Info Meeting @ TBA
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about the process to become a foster or adoptive parent or other ways to volunteer to help foster parents as well as children in care.

Pope/Yell Information Meeting @ TBA
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WLR CALL Mall Open @ Markham Street Baptist Church
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children.

The entrance door is the one closest to Chip’s Barbeque. Park at the curb by the church office entrance.

Jun
2
Tue
Info meeting for prospective foster families
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Info meeting for prospective foster families

This informational meeting is for married couples or single individuals that are interested in opening their home to foster care.  To start the process as a CALL recruited family you must be an active member of a congregation in Union or Calhoun County.

No obligation! We hope you can join us to learn more.

Information Meeting @ TBD
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Want to FOSTER or ADOPT?  Want to VOLUNTEER?  Want to know more about who we are and what we do?  Do you have questions about FOSTER or ADOPTION CARE? Then we can’t wait to meet you!  Please join us as we partner with DHS in the first step for all of these options.

*Please note that all household adults must attend.

*Childcare is not provided.

Sherwood Foster and Adoptive Support Group @ Cornerstone Bible Fellowship
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Two hours of Continuing Education (CEU’s) is offered with this support group.

This group meets the first Tuesday of each month. Register with Kathy Rogers at kathyrogers84@gmail.com. Free childcare is provided upon reservation by the previous Friday.

Directions to Cornerstone Bible Fellowship: Warden Road is a one-way street. If you are coming on 67/167, you will need to take the Brookwood exit. Turn left and then turn right (in front of Kohl’s Dept. Store) and drive on down to the church. There will be a CALL sign out front to direct you to the room.

Jun
5
Fri
Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children. Clothing is organized on racks by size — ranging from infant through elementary school age. Baby items such as blankets, bedding, cribs, swings, pack-n-plays, etc, are often available as well. Items needed include: more infant and toddler clothing, baby items, diapers, uniforms. The CALL Mall does not accept adult clothing. Donations can be brought on Fridays or by appointment. For more information, contact Carolyn Hanks at 501-425-7194 or Joanna Bearden at 501-626-9337.