Community Support

In an effort to monitor information during the COVID-19 response, the City of McKinney has established a series of resources for individuals, businesses and organizations.  We will keep this page updated to provide any new information as it becomes available.


Use these links to quickly navigate the page:

Support Local

Show that you #SupportLocal by purchasing a #McKinneyStrong t-shirtWoman in t-shirt with #McKinneyStrong

  • 100% of the net proceeds will be distributed back to the community.
  • Half of the funds will be allocated to McKinney non-profits and half to McKinney Businesses. 
  • A grant process will be used to award funds.


This effort is part of the charitable giving campaign that supports local restaurants, retailers and non-profits. 


Sponsored by the McKinney Community Development Corporation, McKinney Chamber of Commerce, Visit McKinney TX and Historic Downtown McKinney.


McKinney Chamber of Commerce Resources

Social Media Support 

Main Street will share messages on their Facebook and Instagram accounts, email your content to Main Street


Transit Services

Transit Services for low-income, elderly and disabled residents of Celina, Lowry Crossing, McKinney, Melissa, Princeton and Prosper are still being offered.  

Questions or want to schedule a trip?

Call 972-728-6789 

Visit https://www.dcta.net/service-overview/additional-services/collin-county-transit


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Free Resources for Small Businesses


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State and Federal Resources


Texas Governor’s Office Announcements


Texas Workforce Commission 


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • FEMA assistance will be available to municipalities related to costs associated with the COVID-19 response.


United States Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a variety of resources at the ready, and the State of Texas, through the Governor’s office, has been approved for the emergency designation for Small Business Disaster Loans. 


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Funding Opportunities


CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.


Facebook

As part of their Small Business Grants Program, Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits.


GoFundMe

The online crowdfunding platform, in conjunction with Yelp and Intuit QuickBooks created the Small Business Relief Initiative to support our local businesses facing financial loss.


James Beard Foundation

On March 19, the James Beard Foundation announced the Food & Beverage Industry Relief Fund. With support from corporations, foundations, and individual donors this fund will provide micro-grants to independent food and beverage businesses in need.


JPMorgan

On March 18, the company announced a $50 million global philanthropic commitment to support communities and people hit hardest by this public health crisis, including $2 million to existing non-profit partners and $8 million to assist small businesses. 


Kabbage Funding

The online business solution company launched an online hub to help boost sales for U.S small businesses impacted by COVID-19, including a system through which businesses can sell gift cards to consumers.


MainVest

This crowdfunding platform announced its new Main Street Initiative: a $2,000, zero-interest, 120-day loan for restaurants or other brick and mortars affected by the shutdown.


North Texas Cares

This joint initiative, made up of 15 North Texas organizations, supports one common grant application for emergency funding for non-profit agencies that are providing critical services to mitigate the short and long-term impact of the pandemic on our community. 


Opportunity Fund

This financial company specializes in money lending to small businesses owned by women, immigrants and underserved populations. Opportunity Fund collaborated with investors and non-profits to create a Covid-19 relief fund that provides grants and low-interest rate loans to qualified applicants.


Small Business Administration, Economic Injury Disaster Loans

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. 


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Non-profit Needs


Baby Booties Diaper Bank
Provides: Diapers, wipes, feminine hygiene products
Needs:
  • Money
  • Diapers
  • Wipes

www.babybootiesdiaperbank.org/ 

Info@babybootiesdiaperbank.org

469-939-9316
Hope Fellowship, Parking lot
1702 W. University Dr.
McKinney, TX 75069
Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.

CityChurch Youth
Provides: Hot meals to youth without transportation
Needs:
  • Money
  • Food
  • Toiletries
www.citychurchmckinney.com
214-491-4173
Available by appointment
Community Food Pantry
Provides: Food and grocery cards
Needs: 
  • Money
  • Non-perishable food
www.Community-FoodPantry.org
972-547-4404
300 Smith St.
McKinney, TX 75069
Community Lifeline
Provides: Food, rent & utility assistance, toiletries
Needs:
  • Money
  • Non-perishable food
  • Toiletries
  • Cleaning supplies
www.CommunityLifeLine.org
972-542-0020
1601 N. Waddill St., Ste 102
McKinney, TX 75069
Call for hours
Meals on Wheels - Collin County
Provides: Home-delivered meals and supplies for elderly and disabled
Needs:
  • Money
  • Non-perishable food
https://mowcc.com/
972-562-6996
600 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
Call for hours
The Salvation Army - McKinney Corps
Provides: Food and rent assistance

Needs: 

  • Money
  • Food
  • Toiletries
www.salvationarmydfw.org/ 
972-542-6694
600 Wilson Creek Pkwy.
McKinney, TX 75069
Call for hours


*If you are a McKinney-based nonprofit that is providing a service to the community and wish to be included on this list, email Neighborhoods@McKinneyTexas.org.


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Volunteer McKinney



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