Hometown Hero 2017
The Northeast Tarrant County Chamber recognized Mid-Cities Care Corps volunteer, Ron Sullivan, as Our Hometown Hero 2017 ! Ron has been a dedicated MCCC driver for 18 years, providing transportation for seniors to medical appointments and social outreach events. There have been many times when Ron has driven up to four or five senior neighbors at one time. Volunteers provide their vehicle, gas and time. Ron is an invaluable volunteer for Mid-Cities Care Corps!
Ron Sullivan (pictured second from left). Photo Credit: @MikeLewisPhoto ; Presenters Larry Brown, Super Bowl XXX MVP; Michael Burgess, Congressman @MichaelBurgess ; Jack Bradshaw, President and CEO of @NortheastTarrantChamber @JackBradshaw.
If you have 3 hours per month to spare, please consider volunteering for one of the many programs MCCC offers to senior residents by visiting www.midcitiescarecorps.org/volunteer or contacting us at 817-282-0531.
The Christmas Social was filled with singing, laughter and fellowship. Our senior citizen clients are sure to be in the Christmas spirit now. We send our love and gratitude to all of our volunteers who put together such an amazing Social Outreach event. MCCC wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!
Thanks to our volunteers, we were able to collect an abundance of food and gifts to be distributed to many young-at-heart seniors in Northeast Tarrant County who may not otherwise experience the spirit of the season. On December 10th, Mid-Cities Care Corps volunteers will meet at First United Methodist in Colleyville to wrap gifts, assemble food items and deliver bags to a long list of seniors who need support. This program continues to lift spirits to local seniors during a busy holiday season that leaves many feeling secluded. Learn more about MCCC and how you can get involved by by contacting us, subscribing to our newsletter, following us on Twitter or liking our Facebook Page.
Isolation is a valid concern amongst the senior citizen market. There are many ways to help our senior neighbors combat the feeling of isolation, especially during the holiday season when life gets too busy. Social outreach is a rewarding means of giving back, whether it is of your time, resources or money. The Phone Friends program that Mid-Cities Care Corps has in place is one of several social outreach programs offered and implemented by the many volunteers that make up the organization. The program connects seniors with a friend who is committed to call each week. Smiles are created and friendships are built. We will continue this series on isolation with other programs offered by Mid-Cities Care Corps. In the meantime, please connect with us if you are interested in volunteering, donating or even becoming a client. If you are not already on our mailing list, go to our contact page and sign up. We would love to hear from you.
Because of our many wonderful sponsors and attendees, the 35th Anniversary Festival of Friends 2016 celebration was a big success. Mid-Cities Care Corps thanks you for making a difference in the lives of our Senior community.