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The MACC Minute September 22, 2022.  We hope it will inspire you to get involved.

Beth Stafford

Executive Director/CEO

“I want to say thank you”…

Two people stopped by to thank MACC this month. The first was for the help given years ago; the second was to help support the good work MACC does for the community. Both people had grateful hearts; one remembering help in a time of need, and one coming from a need to help others.

Shannon Baldassario

Assistant Executive Director

This week I received a generous donation in the mail from a member of the Manchester community. Inside the envelope was a check with a note from the Cruz family explaining how they had a Birthday Bash recently, and in lieu of gifts, the family collected money. In return, they donated the entire amount to MACC. Thank you so much!

Chef Ferdinand Cruz

Community Kitchen Head Chef

This past week, we supported the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce as they honored our first responders by throwing them a community picnic. There was food, music, games, and good vibes. It was an honor to serve food to our first responders who work on the front lines, making daily sacrifices for our safety. Thank you to our First Responders!

Chef Ferdinand, MACC Community Kitchen
MACC Pantry Manager

Phil Leggett

Pantry Manager

A few weeks ago, MACC families had the opportunity to garden in their own homes with the help of Nephertiti Amen and Shekhinah Diaz from Ix Chel Hydroponics. I wanted to share the experience and am happy to show that the cilantro I am growing is flourishing! Thank you to Ix Chel Hydroponics; now, everyone can have a green thumb.

Patti Thurlow

Operations Manager

As fall begins to peek around the corner, Community Threads Thrift Shoppe is looking for all things fall! Do you have sweatshirts, sweaters, jackets, warmer socks, and boots that no longer fit or you just don’t wear; Fall décor or Halloween items that you just don’t use anymore? Fill our thrift store with a wonderful supply of second chances! #HAPPYFALLYALL

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Timothy Bohr

Community Outreach and Emergency Services Manager

Homelessness across our country continues to increase at a pace not seen in some areas since the great depression, according to recently published reports. While Connecticut generally ranks about 18th in the country in the number of homeless, we are not immune to increases. MACC’s Community Outreach has responded to approximately 110 reports of homelessness in Manchester this year alone.
Edited and designed by Chance Wetmore
MACC Charities Social Media and Systems Specialist

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