Behind the Elegant Red Door

As you explore the streets of Historic Downtown McKinney and all it has to offer, you will come across an elegant red door at 203a E Virginia Street. This is the second shop for William Williams to open, with his first being very successful in Celina.

Opening Soon Community Garden Kitchen

Community Garden Kitchen of Collin County (CGK), an idea that literally began at a kitchen table shared by concerned friends, will soon become a reality.  This 501(c)3 nonprofit will break ground Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 10 a.m. and become the first kitchen in Collin County to prepare and serve meals to anyone struggling from food insecurity.

McKinney Roots

“McKinney Roots is a 100% food donation garden for the city of McKinney. We supply naturally grown fresh produce to the food-insecure by distributing them to local services and schools.”

Wheels for a Deserving Warrior

Richard "Doc" Essig, Jr. has proven to be a true servant leader and was selected to receive a wonderful surprise because of his dedication to helping wounded veterans in an active battlefield and serving his country. Service First Automotive, which created Wheels for Warriors to recognize the sacrifice veterans have made for our freedom and to help those that have fallen on difficult…

McKinney Roots

“McKinney Roots is a 100 percent food donation garden for the city of McKinney. We supply naturally grown fresh produce to the food-insecure by distributing them to local services and schools.”

Hugs Cafe

Fortunately for Collin County, Ruth Thompson found her way from Colorado to Texas. She had worked with adults with special needs there and didn't lose that passion in the move. Ruth's vision began back in the early 2000s, and only due to her drive and determination, Hugs Cafe opened in 2013.

Empowering Servant Leaders

A movement has been generated out of the compassion of a number of 6- and 7-year-old kids just a couple of years ago. They were Prosper students in a class taught by Kimberli Brackett, who had been involved for a number of years with an organization called Touch A Life. That organization had helped many children in Ghana through various means.