News and Special Events

“Going All In to End Hunger” CGK Casino Night!

"Going All In to End Hunger"  CGK Casino Night!
We are proud to announce that H-E-B is our presenting sponsor for this year’s CGK Casino Night on May 4th, at Accasia Event Center in Fairview, Tx.  The party begins at 6pm so wear your favorite lucky outfits – boots to Vegas bling.  To purchase tickets or reserve a table for 10 go to: https://bit.ly/3u7SH1r ... Read More >>

Empty Bowls is almost here!

Empty Bowls is almost here!
If you have never been to the Empty Bowls event on the downtown McKinney square, you don’t know the fun you are missing! Enjoy samples of gourmet soups prepared by chefs at our local restaurants and choose from hundreds of Event bowls, the heart of our event, made by local artists and members of the community. These are our “thank you” and a reminder of those who are food insecure.  Sign up to attend or be a volunteer and enjoy a great evening of food, music and art.  Visit the 2024 Empty Bowls website: https://muradbid.com/tickets/purchase_tickets.php?slug=emptybowls&form_name=tix ... Read More >>

Globe Life Christmas Dinner

Globe Life Christmas Dinner
We are so grateful that Globe Life did “Dinner’s On Us” for our 2023 Christmas dinner.  What an amazing night it was.  The guests, volunteers and especially the children enjoyed a night of wonderful food, gifts and a visit from Santa!  The tremendous outpouring of generosity from so many people made it a Christmas to remember.  One dinner guest, a little boy, said, “This is the best Christmas I’ve ever had!” ... Read More >>

New Dishwasher! Thanks North Texas Food Bank

New Dishwasher!  Thanks North Texas Food Bank
Thanks to a generous grant from North Texas Food Bank, we were able to purchase a new high capacity dishwasher that doesn’t use chemicals. As our dinner guest numbers continue to increase this new unit has helped us keep everything running smoothly and sparkling clean! For our volunteers who wash dishes every night, this has been happily received! ... Read More >>