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The MACC Minute May 12, 2022. We hope it will inspire you to get involved.
MACC Charities is the definition of blessed, which is more than coincidental fortune. MACC was prayed for, planned for and sacrificed for by those who founded it to be a means to help people in times of emergency. Fulfillment of its mission to build partnerships to break cycles of poverty, the blessed has become the blessing to those in need.
Assistant Executive Director
Whether you realize it or not, mental health plays a big role in your overall well-being. It refers to our emotional and social well-being and impacts how we think, feel and behave. It’s normal for your mental health to shift over time – we all face challenges in our lives. Get “Back to Basics” during May’s Mental Health Awareness Month today!
Learn More: https://www.mhanational.org/mental-health-month
Chef Ferdinand Cruz
Community Kitchen Head Chef
Boy, we were cooking today! We had to come in like a wrecking ball for Taco Tuesday!
Today we served our community a fiesta taco salad. Smoky stewed black eyed peas, seasoned ground beef atop shredded lettuce, fresh Pico de Gallo, crispy tortilla strips, house made avocado crema and finally garnished with cilantro, scallion and a lime wedge!
When I was a kid, my mother would make me a special cake for my birthday. She would make a cake with a theme or character. Here at the Emergency Food Pantry we would like to give a kid that awesome childhood memory too. Help us make memories by donating much needed cake mix for our families to enjoy. #BirthdayCake
DID YOU KNOW…. The STAMP OUT HUNGER FOOD DRIVE is across the nation? The 30th annual Stamp out Hunger Food Drive is taking place all day May 14th, 2022! Place non-perishable food items in a bag and put by your mailbox, the carriers will do the rest. Donations are divided between MACC Pantry and Second Congregational Church’s food pantry! #OneMailboxAtATime
Community Outreach and Emergency Services Manager
Shout out to the Manchester Police Department’s PAR Unit and especially Officer Sampaio for the dedication to helping us address the homeless population in a positive manner. Officer Sampaio works closely with MACC’s Outreach Department and partners with us to conduct outreach visits to neighbors identified as unsheltered. This alliance of caring makes our community a better place for all.
Bistro on Main
Bistro on Main is now take-out only and with that comes all new hours. We are now closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and open Wednesday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm, Thursday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Friday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm and Saturday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm. Order online at bistro-on-main.com or call us by phone (860) 432-5267.
Edited and designed by Chance Wetmore
MACC Charities Social Media and Systems Specialist