No matter how old you are, what your musical taste is or whether or not you can read a note, there's never a wrong time to learn how to play an instrument.
So, do you want to embrace social networking to have a positive influence on the world? Here are some ideas for how to use social media to make a difference.
With more than 440,000 youth in foster care, there are plenty of ways to make a difference during this month. Here are ideas for how to support National Foster Care Month.
You want to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to start without money. Fortunately, we have ideas to help you donate to charity without breaking the bank.
Turns out, even the smallest steps can have an impact. This Earth Day, consider your ecological footprint and enact these seven green ways to embrace today.
The arts still play a vital role in much of our society. In fact, without the arts, much of our history, expression and culture would be virtually nonexistent.
For seniors, volunteering is the perfect chance to use extra time to make a difference in the community. Check out these positive reasons for seniors to volunteer.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. Here are a few ideas of some easy things you can do to brighten someone's day.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
There's no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.
Nutrition impacts every area of our lives, including our ability to live altruistically for others. So let's dive into how you can celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you're a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.
What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!
It can sometimes be difficult to consider how exactly to recognize Black History Month. What can you do? Here are six ideas for honoring Black History Month.
There is a genuine skill to meeting new people and establishing relationships with them. And, you don’t even have to be a social butterfly to master it!
Recent studies have shown how volunteering with people or a cause you care about can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues. Here's how.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.
You want 2019 to be a great year! If you want to start the new year off on a positive note, check out these seven steps to keep in mind as we dive into 2019.
If you want to make a difference in 2019, make giving a part of your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some ideas for how you can create resolutions that give back.
If you live an altruistic lifestyle, you can give back and make someone's holiday a bit more joyful. Here are six ways you can brighten someone else's Christmas.
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.