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MC Gives Back 2013 to Chiapas

Last week was incredible as 15 MC staff traveled to Chiapas, Mexico to partner with a customer, Young Life, for our third annual MC Gives Back project. The time was spent investing in young people, reviving a local middle school with fresh paint and a new computer lab, working in an orphanage, building an obstacle course for the kids’ summer camp, and playing lots of soccer with the local kids.

It was a great week! More stories and updates can be found at www.MCGivesBack.com.

Ready to Give Back

About 15 of our employees are heading out Today on our annual MC Gives Back trip. Our plan this year is to once again work with Young Life to help with a few construction projects as well as spend time at an orphanage. The trip will take place from October 4 – October 12 in Chiapas, Mexico.


You can follow our progress and receive updates at our MC Gives Back website. You can subscribe to receive automatic updates on the right hand side about half way down the page.

We hope to not only help the people we come in contact with in Chiapas, but also look forward to the change this will bring to all of us involved in the trip.

May is MC Gives Back Local Month

May is MC Gives Back Local month where all Maintenance Connection staff is challenged to find a way to give back in their community. We’ve highlighted a few of these stories through our MC Gives Back blog.

MC Gives Back Local – May 10th

With staff in 17 different states, there are many opportunities to reach wide and make an impact. Two groups of MC staff took an afternoon on May 10 to partner with Volunteers of America (also an MC customer) in Denver and Sacramento. […]

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MC Gives Back Local – Ken Shampo

Ken and his family regularly volunteer with various local YMCA branches in Wisconsin doing community clean-up and maintenance projects. In May, they are […]

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Matt and his wife give back to several local animal-related organizations, including the Animal Humane Society in St Paul, MN. They put together […]


The 1st Saturday of May every year The Furry Scurry dog walk fundraiser is put on by the Dumb Friends League, the local animal shelter in Denver. One of our newer members of the support team, […]


Austin Hermle recently gave back by teaching his first ever “Computer Basics” workshop at Fourth & Hope, a local organization that provides meals, shelter, rehabilitation, job training, and a chance for a sustainable life for the homeless and hungry in his local community. […]

MC Gives Back – Costa Rica 2012

A team of MC staff spent the week in Costa Rica last week giving back to a family in the community of Granadilla by helping to rebuild the roof on their home. Visit the MC Gives Back blog to see photos and read the story from the trip.

Giving Back: An MC Core Value

In 2010, our management team was searching for more ways to purpose Maintenance Connection around making a positive impact in the world. We encouraged our employees to individually volunteer through our 1-1-1 Program, and identified worthwhile organizations to help further their mission by donating our software and a portion of our company’s annual profit.

Out of the 1-1-1 Program our new MC Gives Back initiative was born, which kicked off in mid-2011. We even went a step further and repurposed our company’s mission statement to really build into our community the ideals of contributing time and energy to causes greater than ourselves.

This is why we exist as a company – to create and support world-class software solutions which provide resources to make a positive impact on people around the world.

Recently, long-time staffer Tom Rocco volunteered with his family at their annual Sanpete Gives Back community event in Utah. Others took part earlier in the year helping with a middle school makeover. We plan to continue this next month when nearly 20 people from MC, as well as our international partners, travel to Costa Rica to make a positive impact there.

Giving back and living generously was and will continue to be an important element of who we are as a company. As the saying goes, we make a living by what we get, and we make a life by what we give.

We welcome customers and followers of Maintenance Connection to seek out opportunities to implement this into your circles as well.