December 12, 2022
McKinney, TX – Medical City McKinney is donating $30,000 to two local charities, part of a proud holiday tradition for medical staff and hospital colleagues.
The McKinney Education Foundation received $20,000 and the Community Food Pantry of McKinney received $10,000. Medical City McKinney and its medical staff contributed to the non-profit donations.
“We are proud of our annual holiday tradition to support these worthy organizations as part of our mission to the care and improvement of human life,” says Ernest C. Lynch, III, CEO of Medical City McKinney.
The Community Food Pantry of McKinney is a nonprofit outreach program that provides food to families and individuals in need and brings an end to food insecurity in McKinney. Last year, the food pantry served more than 22,200 people over 452,600 meals. provided close to 30,000 meals, which fed 2,500 people, including 1,033 children. Food pantry officials say the need is 15 times higher than pre-pandemic numbers.
Medical City McKinney and medical staff members presented a $20,000 donation to the McKinney Education Foundation.
“The Community Food Pantry of McKinney would like to thank Medical City McKinney for its 4500 can food drive and generous $10,000 annual contribution,” says Steve Menchaca, executive director of Community Food Pantry of McKinney. “The donations will help us keep pace with the substantial increases in the families we are serving, including purchasing new refrigeration/freezer equipment and hiring staff.”
The McKinney Education Foundation raises money for educational grants for McKinney ISD teachers and scholarships for deserving graduates of McKinney high schools and Serenity High students recovering from substance abuse.
“We are so grateful for Medical City McKinney’s generous donation,” says Ashley Sine, McKinney Education Foundation executive director. “This directly impacts our ability to reach more McKinney ISD students and teachers through scholarships and grants. Visionary donors like Medical City McKinney lead our students to more future opportunities in the medical field and beyond.”