Each year we honor 10 people in the community who give their time and talents to help others. Ranging in ages from eight to 98, these 10 extraordinary people are changing lives in our local community every day.
Here are the 2018 Five Who Care and Five Kids Who Care community service awards recipients:
Malcolm (Micky) Caldwell
Volunteers for Alzheimer’s respite care, leading exercise and music programs in this community.
Created Project Care Case, which gives suitcases full of essential items to children in the foster care system.
Delivers Meals on Wheels and volunteers at a local hospital to hold and rock NICU babies.
Started School Fuel in San Marcos, which delivers food to under-privileged students in her local community.
Formed Adults Independent and Motivated (AIM), a small community of active adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
Created the Shining Stars Showmanship Drive, which is an event at Llano Junior Livestock Show that helps children with special needs participate.
Volunteers at BookSpring, a non-profit that aims to close the early literacy gap in Central Texas.
Coaches Cheer Station’s Super Flyers, an amazing special needs cheer team.
Created Gracie’s Canned Goods. Every fall, this 9-year-old collects food for the homeless in her community.
Collects pajama donations at Christmas time to give to a local children's home for foster kids who may need a little extra warmth.