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The MACC Minute for September 3, 2020.  We hope it will inspire you to get involved.

News from our Food Pantry  

We think of fall as a time of year for festivals, hayrides and pumpkin spice everything! At our Emergency Food Pantry we think of Thanksgiving. We served over 350 baskets
to households last year. We anticipate that more families are going to be in need due to these unprecedented times. Consider donating items that your family enjoys for the holidays.

Beth Stafford

Executive Director/CEO

Mistakes are lessons learned, not life sentences served. “I’m not the person I was back then, I need help” were the words from a former MACC guest, whose vile behavior, had earned him a rare lifetime ban from our campus a few years ago. His sincere apology was a redemptive statement for him and the practice of forgiveness for MACC.

Shannon Baldassario

Director of Services

This year’s Joy of Community Sharing program is going to be a little different this year. We want to ensure the safety of our staff, donors, and community members as a priority. We want this time of year to be a joyous time of year. Providing gift cards to families allows contact-less, safe, self-selection of meal items for their families.  



Chef Ferdinand Cruz

Chef MACC Kitchen

Regardless if you are a seasonal grill master or are like me, a year round grill master, you will love my go to steak marinade recipe, which is found on page 20 of MACC’s Cookbook. The recipe features fresh garlic, rosemary, oregano, balsamic vinegar and touch of local root beer. Our cookbook has the details. Get your signed copy today.

Patti Gregory

Operations Assistant

Our local Stop N Shop supports MACC Charities with a food donation bin in the front of their store. Over time the bin has become run down. This week our staff took charge and gave our MACC Charities donation bin a complete make over. Be sure to stop by with your food donations when you complete your weekly shopping trip.


Mark Nadeau

Outreach Case Worker

It’s a good day when Kindness wins! We all deserve a second chance to right the wrongs we’ve made in life. The Community we serve is no exception to this truth. When an individual shows remorse and a desire to change we stand beside them, encouraging appropriate behavior and teaching them the life skills that will influence their future choices.

Chef Luke 

Executive Chef Bistro On Main

Bistro on Main is OPEN!  
We have a new menu – check it out at bistro-on-main.com
Tuesday 11:30 am- 7:30 pm
Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 am – 8:30 pm
Friday and Saturday 11:30 am – 9:30 pm
We cannot wait for you to try our daily specials. Your input is important to us.
Thank you for supporting Downtown Businesses. Eat good. Do good.


Thank you to Paul Ofria for our new photos

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