2013 Keyholder Breakfast a success
Community supporters fund emergency & financial aid services for local families
We are proud to annouce that fifty-three generous sponsors and over 370 guests came forward April 23rd and made our 8th Keyholder Breakfast event
a success. This annual event raises funds to support the aid programs provided by MSS throughout the year to area residents.The Board of Directors and staff of Metrocrest Social Services offer a sincere thank you to guest speaker Jeff Conley and everyone who participated.
Sack Summer Hunger will feed 1,000 kids
We won $20,000 in Walmart Fighting Hunger competion on Facebook!
When school ends for summer vacation, so do the healthy breakfasts and lunches provided during the school year to many youngsters. We plan to provide 1,000 local kids sacks filled with easy-to-prepare snacks and meals such as mac & cheese, peanut butter, fresh fruit, cheese sticks and yogurt for 9 weeks this summer. With each Sack Summer Hunger sack costing only $5, your $45 donation will fee one child, a $90 donation will feed two, and $180 will feed four. Donate now to support Sack Summer Hunger. And thank you to Walmart and everyone who voted on Facebook during the Walmart competition. You won the $20,000 for us!
Great news! Tracy Eubanks chosen as next CEO
Local executive helped lead local revitalization as Metrocrest Chamber President, brings extensive business background to agency
The MSS Board of Directors is pleased to announce Tracy Eubanks will be the next CEO of Metrocrest Social Services. Eubanks will join the agency in late April succeeding current Executive Director Bunny Summerlin who is retiring. "We are pleased to have someone as well respected as Tracy," noted MSS Board Chair Cindy Colangelo, "For over a year our board has worked to ensure a smooth succession to the next leadership phase of the agency. Tracy has proved to be a great leader within our community and he will help guide our organization as we grow to meet the needs of the people we serve."
Eubanks has been involved with MSS for years, having served on the Board of Directors since 2007 and as Chair from October 2010 to October 2011. He has served as President of the Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce since 2011, using his business acumen to lead a team that has inspired a new energy among businesses in the chamber. He previously led Mapsco, Inc. for 17 years. Read the full news release.
New! Family Volunteer Nights
Monthly opportunities for children and parents to donate & work together
Youngsters ages 9 to 12 and parents are invited to volunteer together 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on either Thursday, April 4th and Thursday, May 2nd. One adult is required to accompany every 2 children and to work alongside them to ensure a meaningful volunteer experience. At time of registration participants will be asked to bring a specific type of donation (for example, household cleaning supplies or a type of fruit) which will then be used during the night's activity. These monthly Family Volunteer Nights will provide opportunities for other age groups in the coming months.
Space is limited and advance registration is required for Family Volunteer Nights, contact Nicole Newkham, Director of Volunteers and Special Programs.
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