Story of Giving

“We received a $1000 check and decided to approach this blessing as a family learning opportunity. We divided the sum up. God revealed his plan for Grace first when we went to Storybook Ranch to sign her up for horseback riding lessons. While in the office, we overheard the manager telling a couple about their […]

Story of Giving

As a family, we decided that we wanted to support the Allen Community Outreach (ACO) Food Pantry to provide food to those in our city in need. Working with ACO, we determined what were their current needs and went shopping for those things so that we gave both the donation and our time. We recruited […]

Story of Giving

“When we received the check we had a few initial thoughts. First, there was the feeling of shock and awe… After all, who does this? Not only is this a tremendous amount of money, but those who provided the funds took the step of allowing that money to be distributed freely and randomly, without control […]

Story of Giving

“We received our check from PMLC, and added some funds of our own, then applied for matching employer contributions as well. We could sense the Spirit moving as we explored ideas for the best places to give with our adult children and friends. We prayed about where God would like to work in the world, […]

Story of Giving

We as a family decided to donate the 500 dollars the church gave us and decided to match that to equal 1000 dollars. With that money we decided to give that to a organization called Journey to Dream which is a organization that helps kids and adults in bad situations and gives them a place […]

Story of Giving

We decided as a family that we wanted to give to a local organization and help children in and around Plano. We chose to give our $500 to City House of Plano. City House provides emergency shelter and transitional residential services to at-risk children and young adults in need due to abuse, neglect and homelessness. […]

Story of Giving

“We debated for many weeks about how we could give, so that the money could keep on giving. All the organizations we considered were more than worthy of the $250 dollars and more, but no discussion about the giving felt done or decided. The April 1st deadline was creeping closer, so we cashed the check […]

Story of Giving

North Texas Food Bank received my $250 gift which I matched. In my professional career I worked closely with the food bank in Columbus, Ohio and know how they diligently manage resources to feed our less fortunate neighbors. -Marlene

Story of Giving

The $1,000 check was donated to help alleviate abject poverty through The Haitian Timoun Foundation. But I wanted the “plop” of that stone to send multiple ripples of assistance in every direction of need. An additional $5,500 was distributed to provide aid related to other International food & medical emergencies; local centers for homeless & […]

Story of Giving

“The Sunday we received our check my parents were watching the service online. They chose to match the amount and we decided to increase the amount to a total of $1000. We discussed a few charities we’ve supported over the years, but after thoughtful consideration and prayer opted to make this a personal gift. We […]