Giving Back // Community Service // Philanthropy
Mission Statement: The Mission of Sanchez Charities is to partner with Community Advocates to improve the lives of Texas residents by providing Support in the advancement of educational opportunities and raising awareness about our “at risk” youth, while working to reduce hunger within our community.
Our Charities Division is lead by our CFO, Kim Sanchez. Kim not only has a passion for giving back to the community, she wants to teach her children about helping those in need.
In the News
7/1/20 The amazing Junior League of Collin County so amazingly gifted MLFP grant monies to provide more food to our neighbors. Your generosity keeps us going!!!! Thank you!!!
6/11/20 AmazonSmile customers can now support The McKinney Little Free Pantry in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones!
5/25/20 WFAA -TV8 recognizes McKinney's Little Free Pantry philanthropy gets a nice boost and recognition for taking care of the less fortunate. A job well done by Kim Sanchez | J Martin Sanchez - watch video
5/10/20 Mckinney Little Free Pantry hands out 315 bags of food to the community during the Pandemic! It takes a village... This is the first project of this size taken on by MLFP and it has become abundantly clear that the genorosity of the community is overwhelming. When our neighbors are in need, McKinney steps UP!!!Thank you all so much for supporting our mission and loving your neighbors.
11/19/19 McKinney now has a little free pet pantry. A big thank you to Brock from troop 23 for building our newest pantry for his eagle scout project. It is located at The Shot Spot on Louisiana. It is stocked and ready to help our fur babies. Donate directly to the pantry or drop off at Cookies In Bloom. Thanks to The Shot Spot for hosting the pantry!
1/24/19 McKinney Little Pantry was awarded a grant from Fidelity Charitable. Ruth and Chris Thompson - aka Hugs Cafe - thank you for your thoughtfulness and support! This money will go towards many donations in the pantry.
8/14/17 Great turn out during the MLFP Backpack give-a-way! MLFP provided backpacks, lunch boxes, school supplies, water bottles and snacks to our community. Sweet smiles and genuine appreciation were offered by the children and parents selecting items for the school year. Big thank you to all the donors and volunteers that made this happen! Such a nice way to share in our community.
12/19/16 The CW 33 Take what you need, leave what you can at the McKinney Free Food Pantry - watch video
10/10/16 Dallas Observer The Sanchez Group assists Hugs Cafe with affordable rent so they can open a restaurant to employ people with special needs - read article
10/4/16 CBS Local Little Free Pantry serves those in need - read article
9/29/16 NBC News Little Free Pantry opens in McKinney - watch video
9/28/16 Community Impact Newspaper Little Free Pantry - read article
9/22/16 ABC News Little Free Pantry opens in McKinney - watch video