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As you prepare for all of the gifts, parties and dinners headed your way this season, here are some ideas for how to decrease stress during the holidays.

For those of us who are able to give more, this is the perfect opportunity to get involved in the community and help spread the holiday cheer this season.

If you want to join in and celebrate National Write a Friend Month during this wonderful winter season, here are a couple writing ideas to get you started.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, help give back in the upcoming season by checking out these volunteering ideas for cold weather months.

Thanksgiving marks an important season for all of us to take a moment and remember the little things in life—and every little thing we’re thankful for.

If you have a student in your life who you want to serve the community, here are some tips for how to encourage teenagers to volunteer with a cause they care about.

MCC offers some amazing scholarships to students, and applications will be taken through Jan. 15.

2018 Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the 2018 Education 4 Everyone Raffle.

D.K Holmes: $500 Visa giftcard
Tom Pardaen: RTIC cooler package
Monali Pandya: Big Green Egg
Kem Barrett: Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 shotgun

How can you encourage the children in your life to be active and volunteer with their community? We have some ideas for how to get kids involved in giving back.

Our Fall 2018 Brazos Community News is here. Read about our newest scholars and more.

There are plenty of ways to get involved in your community. To get you started, we came up with six spooky-fun volunteering ideas for October.

Books are a valuable source of information, creativity and empathy. If you're not a book lover now, you will be soon. Here's how reading makes you a better person.

Brazos Scholar Yuridia Navarro-Escobedo of Waco was awarded the MCC Foundation's 2018 Distinguished Leader Award.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, take advantage of the season of fall to dive into getting involved. Here are five fun ways to give back this fall.

Two hundred thirty-one years later, the Constitution is still an active document for our country. So, how can you celebrate and honor this historic day?

If you strive to live an intentionally altruistic lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place to learn more. Here are seven ideas for random acts of kindness.

When it comes to giving back, Labor Day is the perfect chance to do something valuable for others. Here are some ideas for how you can get involved this Labor Day.

The Brazos Education Foundation held orientation for its 2018 scholarship recipients on Aug. 2.

Brazos Education Foundation board member Dana Broadway has been appointed partner at the accounting firm Pattillo, Brown & Hill LLP.

Fundraisers are an important way to give back to your school and raise money to support causes you care about. However, fundraisers aren’t the only way to get involved.

Brazos Education Foundation's annual Education 4 Everyone Golf Tournament will take place Monday, Oct. 22, at Ridgewood Country Club. Lunch at 11 a.m. with Tee-off at 1 p.m., with dinner following. Teams are available. For more information call Randy Larson at (254) 297-7463.

Clint Lewis, son of Foundation Board member Cynthia Lewis and Judge Jim Lewis, received the Dave Campbell award from the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes commitment and contribution to the betterment of football in the Central Texas area.

Scholars Graduate with Honors from MCC

We had three of our scholars graduate from MCC on Tuesday. Congratulations to Kyle Aldridge, who graduated with a 4.0 GPA (Wow!) and Yuridia Escobedo and Ashley Valdez, who graduated with high honors (3.8-3.99 GPA). Kyle was a 2016 graduate of Rapoport Charter School while Ashley graduated from Gholson High School in 2017 and Yuridia graduated from La Vega High School in 2017.

Whether they’re your closest family or a complete stranger, there are lots of simple ways to bring joy to others every single day. So, we came up with 10.

If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.

If you want to take advantage of the last summer days and commemorate Family Fun Month with your loved ones, here are four ideas to celebrate this August.

Baylor's First in Line program helps first-generation college students find their way and feel like family in an unfamiliar environment.

Whether you make friends with your next door neighbor, community member or someone who lives halfway across the world, you can celebrate International Day of Friendship. Here’s how.

When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.

There’s more to Global Hug Your Kids Day than just giving your kiddos a hug or two. If you want to celebrate today, here are some fun ideas to get you started.

Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.

Do you want to make a difference and give back to your community this holiday week? Check out our list of volunteering ideas for you to try on the Fourth of July.

Fortunately, there are a few ways and practices to grow in your communication skills. Here are healthy habits you can try to become a strong communicator.

If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.

How can you continue to honor and respect the service men and women dedicated to protecting this nation? Here are six ways to show your support this Memorial Day.

Mentoring a child helps them to see unlimited possibilities for the future, learn something new and most importantly, realize that somebody cares about them.

While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.

Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.

We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.

Earth Day 2018 is the perfect opportunity to get involved with your community and take care of our Earth. Let’s talk about some ways to go green for Earth Day 2018.

If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.

ATLE Member Inceptia just released their fifth annual Great Advice for Grads e-Guide. It’s a great compilation of student loan, personal finance, and career planning advice to help new grads navigate life after graduation. It is FREE and available now – please feel free to share with students, families, or other departments/organizations that can benefit from this information.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to get involved this National Poetry Month. Today we dive into a few ideas to get started.

Turns out, helping others can actually help you live longer. You heard that right: the key to a long and fruitful life might exist in what you give, not in what you get.

How can you enjoy the new sunshine of the season? Here are some ideas for how to live your best altruistic life and celebrate sunshine on the first day of spring.

National Plant a Flower Day is the perfect start to the new season, so if you want to get involved, there are a few ways to join. Here’s how you can give back today.

Today we dive into the history behind this month and how you can get involved, give back and build a better world by celebrating National Women’s History Month.

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