A Letter from our President      

It’s finally that time we have all been looking forward to for nearly a year, and in one special building there is a lot going on! Listen closely and you can hear the sounds of the season; hammers flying, saws cutting, people working.
      There is a excitement in the air with great anticipation of what it will look like when it’s opened… Oh, not Santa’s workshop- though i’m sure it’s busy. I’m talking about at the MKOC! This week construction began on our long waited expansion. When finished, we will grow from our present 40 beds to nearly 100, from one shower to 10, from zero activity and counseling areas to several. All pointed toward the goal of not just sheltering those in need, but helping them to improve their lives and get out of the homeless cycle.
        While that is making for an exciting future at the MKOC, much is going on now.We will continue to operate during the construction process. On Saturday the 10th, we will hold an open house from 10-2. Stop by, take a tour of our facility, and see first hand the good we do. Bring a few goodies such as coats or blankets when you do!
        We will be open from December 24th through January the 3rd. We feel that all should have a warm and caring place of comfort to go to, especially at this time of the year.What a great time for new volunteers to sign up; come feel the joy of giving and helping those in need.
        And finally, to the many people and groups that have donated money, items, and their time to the MKOC this past year, we give you a heartfelt thank you!!! Without you we could not exist, much less expand. From all of the MKOC board, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year.   

Roy Metzler


Homeless for the Holidays
Monsignor King Outreach Center
Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

As we provide a home for those in need this holiday season, we are asking for the help of our gracious community in providing the following:

hoodies/sweats – sizes L-2X

warm gloves

hand & foot warmers

rain ponchos

$5-$10 fast food gift cards

underwear – sizes L-2X

Donations will be welcomed anytime between 10:00 and 2:00; tours of our facility will take place upon request.


Wired for both water and electric, this playhouse is sure to be a hit! Check out the video on our Facebook page.


Contact Roy Metzler at (940) 391-1593



How You Can Help

  • Bottled Water, Disinfectant Wipes, Cleaning Products
  • Paper Towels, Air Fresheners, Liquid Hand Soap
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Coffee, Creamer, Sugar, Sweeteners
  • Underwear (LG-XXXL), Socks, T-Shirts
  • Razors: Men & Women
  • 55 Gallon Contractor Bags

And of course… Cash donations are always appreciated!

Call Betty Kay at 940.391.1919 to arrange drop offs at the Shelter, 300 South Woodrow, Denton, Texas.  The Monsignor King Outreach Center is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.  All donations are tax deductible.


There are a few easy ways to sign up to work a shift at the shelter or provide a meal: