Category: Archives

Category: Archives

The Red Door Food Pantry & Central Texas Metropolitan Community Church Receive SNAP Training
February 14, 2012 Archives Brett

Last weekend I attended a Helpings Food Stamp outreach training at the Red Door Pantry. The Red Door is a food pantry sponsored by the Central Texas Metropolitan Community Church of Waco.  The pantry is unique and special to the community in that is serves only individuals who are HIV positive or diagnosed with Aids. 

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Upcoming Fundraisers
February 13, 2012 Archives Brett

A couple of our members are having fundraisers this month. I’ve attached the fliers  to this email. Feel free to share them. I’ve also posted them on the MCHC website. From Friday Febuary 17th to 19th bring in this flyer to any Pizza Hut in the Waco area and 20% of your purchase will go towards McLennan Pack of Hope.  On

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Mobile Food Pantry at T.S.T.C
February 10, 2012 Archives Brett

The Wheels of Sharing Mobile Food Pantry will be at Texas State Technical College in Waco on February 21st from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The mobile food pantry will be located at the Industrial technology Center. Food distributed  includes: meat, beans,  canned vegetables, soup  cereal, potatoes, canned fruit, rice, pasta, pasta sauce and other nutritious foods. There will also be

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Caritas of Waco to hold “2012 Feast of Caring”
February 6, 2012 Archives Brett

  Caritas of Waco’s 2012 annual fundraiser “Feast of Caring” will be held on Thursday, February 23rd, at the McLennan Community College Conference Center, 4601 N. 19th St., at 6 p.m. to celebrate the work of the agency in providing emergency assistance to the disadvantaged in Central Texas. This year the event features students from

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Free and Trustworthy Tax Preparation From A.J Moore Academy
February 2, 2012 Archives Brett

The Students at A.J. Moore Academy will be volunteering their time to prepare tax returns, free of charge, to members of the community. All students are IRS-Certified volunteer preparers.  Go to A.J Moore Academy Library at 500 North University Parks Drive during the month of February through April 17th, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 5:00 pm

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Pack of Hope Press Release at Provident Heights Elementary
January 23, 2012 Archives Brett

A few weeks ago the McLennan County Hunger Coalition, along with Valero representatives met with McLannan County Pack of Hope at Provident Heights Elementary school to prepare a press release about the Pack of Hope award. This is the video that aired on the Waco ISD. In the video, Valero Representative Ed Passalugo, and Hunger

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MLK Day 2012 at Brook Ave Elementary
January 17, 2012 Archives Brett

This Monday our partners at the Urban Gardening Coalition successfully pulled off another mass gardening campaign as part of the MLK Day of Service.  The Heart of Texas Urban Gardening Coalition hosts gardening workshops every MLK day as a way to spread the spirit of community service as well as improve gardens around Waco. I

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MCHC receives $22,500 Valero Grant
January 9, 2012 Archives Brett

The MCHC recently received a grant of $22,500 from the Valero Energy Foundation. Kenneth Moerbe, on the behalf of the MCHC Board applied for this grant in May of 2011 after learning that the Valero Foundation, through its Valero Texas Open Benefit for Children PGA Golf Tournament, raises money for children’s charities in the communities

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