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The MACC Minute October 13, 2022.  We hope it will inspire you to get involved.

Beth Stafford

Executive Director/CEO

Like it or not, things change. An expected change is time falling back. An unexpected change is the COVID event. Regardless of the cause, change is never easy, but we all must deal with it. Every change brings learning and builds experience, so MACC embraces and adjusts to change. Some of our most vital programs have resulted from challenging transitions.
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Shannon Baldassario

Assistant Executive Director

It’s fall! As the season begins to change, so does our focus on serving the community. Clothes in Community Threads Thrift Shoppe are warm; the Community Kitchen seeks soups, stews, and chili recipes. Community Outreach & Emergency Services is preparing its winter resources, and our Community Emergency Food Pantry is ready for our 14th Annual Emergency of Hunger Food Drive.

Chef Ferdinand Cruz

Community Kitchen Head Chef

I want to take a moment to acknowledge one of our student volunteers. Amalia has just finished her requirements for the Coventry Public Schools 18 – 21 Program. Working with her these last few years has been a genuine pleasure. Thank you, Amilia, for all your hard work and for reminding me that my food is the “worst” food ever!

Chef Ferdinand, MACC Community Kitchen
MACC Pantry Manager

Phil Leggett

Pantry Manager

We are fortunate to have many caring and generous folks drop donations off at MACC’s Emergency Food Pantry at 460 Main St., Manchester. One question often asked is, “What are your greatest needs?” Our needs list includes mayonnaise, ketchup, rice, baby wipes, toothpaste, beef stew, corn, peas, cake, and brownie mixes. Our families greatly appreciate donations of these much-needed items.

Patti Thurlow

Operations Manager

Get your walking shoes ready!
We are over halfway to our goal. The Mighty MACC Team needs your help in fighting against hunger in our community and worldwide. Sign-up, and on Sunday, October 16th at 1:00 pm, join us for the two-mile walk from Wapping Community Church, 1790 Ellington Rd. South Windsor to Evergreen Walk and back.
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Timothy Bohr

Community Outreach and Emergency Services Manager

MACC’s Community Outreach & Emergency Services has compiled a list of items needed for our cold weather months. We are preparing to assemble kits for homeless individuals and our winter shelter to distribute when necessary. We need your help in obtaining these items. You can find a complete list of needs by visiting our website by clicking the button below.
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MACC Charities Social Media and Systems Specialist

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