Stories

MCCC Senior Social – A Day of Giving

July 16, 2019

On Thursday, July 16th, MCCC held the first Social Event that allowed our Clients to participate in giving back to others in need. The Event was properly themed “A Day of Giving.” MCCC Clients help bag toiletry items that would go to the organization, Mari’s Kids, that provide these items…
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Cooper Service Day

April 27, 2019

On April 27th, a team of 18 Volunteers from Cooper General Contractors replaced a fence for Mid-Cities Care Corps Client, Ms. Susan. The Volunteers removed the old fence, set posts and hung the new fencing all in one day, 12 full hours!! While they were there, the group also did…
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UTA Service Learning Program

April 26, 2019

Duane Buuck, MCCC Ex. Director, Jennifer Hurley, MCCC Transportation and Social Outreach Coordinator and UTA Students: Tykirah Lee and Claire Thomas and UTA Associate Professor, Dr. Desirée Henderson. Mid-Cities Care Corps (MCCC) is proud to be a part of the Service Learning program at UTA. This is the second year…
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Lois Dixon is our “Hometown Hero”

April 26, 2019

On April 26, Lois Dixon was awarded “Hometown Hero” by the Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce.  This annual event honors local citizens nominated for their contribution of time, efforts and talents helping to make Northeast Tarrant County a better place to live. Lois is a long time transportation driver and…
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Karla Ward is a “Shining Star”

April 17, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, Karla Ward was recognized by the Arts Council Northeast as a “Shining Star.” We’ve all known Karla as a “Shining Star” for Mid-Cities Care Corps’ mission for many years now. She has served as a transportation driver, helped with the monthly social events and established and…
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Helping Hands – Minteer Real Estate Team

October 29, 2018

The spirit of serving a senior in need of helping hands is captured by Minteer Real Estate Team with Keller Williams volunteer day with Mid-Cities Care Corps. Great teamwork, fun and a passion for making a difference was demonstrated by all.…
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Protecting Seniors from Scams

October 10, 2018

Scam artists from all walks of life are coming out of the woodwork in droves, posing as Tech Support, Tax Accountants, Auditors, Appraisers, Financial Advisors, etc.   Who gets scammed the most?   Surprisingly enough, it isn’t always seniors.  Of the victims who continued interacting with scammers from a Microsoft survey conducted…
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Sue Ward is a “Shining Star”

September 21, 2018

Left to right: Former Mayor of Hurst, Richard Ward, Sue Ward, Allison Wendler, Kay Schmuelgen and Hank Schmuelgen. Sue Ward was recognized by the Arts Council Northeast as a “Shining Star”. We’ve all known Sue as a “Shining Star” for Mid-Cities Care Corps’ mission for many years. She has served…
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Calvary Service Day

June 12, 2018

On June 12, 2018, 14 Youth Volunteers from Calvary Lutheran, Richland Hills, Disciple Day Camp, took on two MCCC Client yards, raking leaves, trimming, and cleaning flowerbeds. They are pictured with MCCC Client John and his wife Mary. Our own Executive Director, Duane Buuck, was in attendance and took the…
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Crown of Life Service Day

April 28, 2018

37 Volunteers from Crown of Life Lutheran in Colleyville participated in their annual “Showing Jesus Love” project on April 28, 2018. The group helped 5 MCCC Clients with their yards, mowing, trimming shrubs, raking leaves and in addition they painted the trim on two of the homes. The Volunteers also…
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Cecil Driskell is our “Hometown Hero”

April 20, 2018

Stephanie Klick, Colleen Coyle, Cecil Driskell, Larry Brown Our very own Cecil Driskell was awarded the 2018 “Hometown Hero” award by the Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce. This annual event honors local citizens nominated for their contribution of time, efforts and talents helping to make Northeast Tarrant County a better…
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