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The MACC Minute October 6, 2022.  We hope it will inspire you to get involved.

Beth Stafford

Executive Director/CEO

Need is on the rise, and resources are on the decline. So what does the giving act do for us? Giving has been proven to decrease blood pressure, reduce stress, and its social connection encourages others to give down the road. Giving also lessens one’s focus on self. The healthiest way to give is to expect nothing in return. #KeepGivingItMatters

Shannon Baldassario

Assistant Executive Director

A finished product worth the wait! One of our building projects that had faced many Covid-related obstacles is officially DONE! A guest in need now occupies one of our transitional units that needed a complete construction gut and remodeling. Thank you to our contractors, sponsors, and supporters who assisted in seeing this apartment rental ready before the cold weather arrived.

Chef Ferdinand Cruz

Community Kitchen Head Chef

As we shift into a new season, MACC’s weekend warriors wanted to have one final summer send-off. This past weekend we served up cheeseburgers, hotdogs, pasta salad, fresh fruit, and oven-roasted potato wedges. ONE LAST picnic-like offering for our community. It was a great summer, but now it’s time to welcome the crisp autumn air & layers of clothing!


Chef Ferdinand, MACC Community Kitchen
MACC Pantry Manager

Phil Leggett

Pantry Manager

Fall is in the air! MACC families are back in the routine of school, work, and preparing for the winter ahead. The seasons may change, but the need for food support is year-round. Thank you for the generosity you show when you remember others with your thoughtful donation of food, personal care/hygiene items, cleaning supplies, baby food, and baby formula.

Patti Thurlow

Operations Manager

Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go!

What better way to let things go than to donate your gently used fall and winter apparel? Community Threads Thrift Shoppe needs your new or gently used sweatshirts, long-sleeve shirts, and warm clothing. We also need cold weather gear, including winter boots, coats, hats, gloves, and mittens. Donate today!

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Timothy Bohr

Community Outreach and Emergency Services Manager

Joy of Community Sharing 2022 is now underway. Please join us to help bring a holiday smile to a family near you. Last year, MACC matched 130 families for adoption, adopted 100 individuals through the Senior Center, gave out 239 holiday baskets, and made and delivered ten homebound meals, all thanks to the incredible support of our supporters and donors.
Edited and designed by Chance Wetmore
MACC Charities Social Media and Systems Specialist

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