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Giving Back to McKinney, Texas with The People Serving People Grant

Bill Joplin returned to his hometown, McKinney, Texas, with his wife and young family in 1978. Just thirty miles north of Dallas, this rural community of 15,000 residents was a traditional small town that valued folks who could be counted on. Bill shared the community’s value of dependability and competence. Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning and Heating took wings with the support and encouragement of friends and four generations of family.

Today, we are one of McKinney’s largest and most successful businesses in a community that has grown to over 90,000 residents. From a single employee, Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning and Heating has grown to about one hundred dedicated HVAC professionals, and each employee strives for customer satisfaction each and every day.

Bill attributes his prosperity as an HVAC contractor to the community he serves. As a way of showing appreciation, he chooses to share, support and encourage the people of Collin County, Texas with community grants to deserving organizations and individuals.

Since 2004, Bill Joplin’s People Serving People Grants have awarded $25,000 annually to one or more organizations whose purpose is to positively impact Collin County communities. Grant recipients are announced on Thanksgiving Day to celebrate the spirit of the holiday. Groups and individuals who provide services for education, health, shelter, food or other community needs are considered for this grant. The People Serving People Grant is set up to benefit many in our community by providing for a specific need for a specific institution annually. Contact us for details about how you can apply.

Some Previous Grant Recipients

  • Holy Family School
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Clothe a Child
  • Mane Gait Horse Therapeutics
  • Relay for Life
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Community Food Pantry
  • McKinney Police Association FOP Lodge #107

Contact: Tara Malphrus

Phone 972 347 9616
Fax 972 347 9616
5513 Smiley Road
Celina, Texas 75009


Willow Wood Ranch Receives $10,000 Grant

“People Serving People” grant awarded by Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning & Heating McKinney, Texas – December 1, 2005: Willow Wood Ranch, Inc., was the proud recipient of a grant from Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning & Heating of McKinney. This grant was awarded as part of Joplin’s “People Serving People” annual contribution to the community.

Charlette Vitz, Director of Community Services for Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning & Heating, presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to Tara Malphrus, WALK ON Executive Director. The grant was awarded to fund a new therapy room and office at the WALK ON facility in Celina, Texas. “WALK ON is proud to receive such a wonderful donation, especially at this time of year,” said Malphrus. She added that the therapeutic riding program has difficulty operating during the winter months due to inclement weather conditions. “This grant will allow us to build an indoor therapy room which will include an ‘Equicizer’, which is a mechanical horse used for therapy”, she said. The ‘Equicizer’ was developed by Frank Lovato, a retired jockey who designed the mechanical horse for his personal rehabilitation after an injury. The stationary “wooden horse” is built so that the rider must exert physical movement in order to experience motion similar to a real horse. The Equicizer has gained popularity at therapeutic riding centers nationwide and was recently featured at the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) annual conference in Houston.

Since 1978, Bill Joplin’s Air Conditioning & Heating has served the people of McKinney and the surrounding communities. In 2004, the company created the “P community they serve.

Founded in 2003, Willow Wood Ranch, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation located in Celina, Texas. Through their “WALK ON” Therapeutic Riding Center, their mission is to reach out to children and young adults with disabilities in order to facilitate a positive change in their lives using proven therapeutic riding methods.


Clothe a Child

Thank you Letter from Clothe A Child for $5,000 grant


Boys and Girls Club


Holy Family School

Testimonials
Collin County Loves Us
Bill Joplin’s installed the A/C systems when I built my house almost 30 years ago and I’ve been using them for preventative maintenance and repair ever since. When it was time to replace my worn out systems, I never considered...
Patrick M
Had two HVAC companies look at my non working outside unit. Both said I had a leak but from different spots. Both said I needed a new unit. I then called Joplin’s and they pinpointed the leak (at a totally...
Bobby R.
Joplin’s has always taken great care of us for over 20 years. Today was fantastic as our AC went out over Father’s Day weekend. They came to our rescue within two hours of our call and solved our problem in...
Jennifer S.
I was satisfied with the team that came out to change my evaporator coil! Mr Andrew and Mr. David were phenomenal. They were an effective team, providing us with their progress trying tokeep us informed. The job wasn’t easy and...
Rudy H.
Had an outage on Labor Day in 105 degree heat in North Texas. Michael from Joplin’s was there in 1 hour and got our unit working again. Analyzed the problem and noticed it was a bad capacitor, and didn’t try...
Chad G.
Bill Joplin is The Best, have used them since ‘04 at 4 different homes. Others may be cheaper but so is their product and service. The actually put a total new system in current home less than other quotes and...
Bill B.
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