Author Archives: garyengland

Happy Thanksgiving 2019

As you celebrate Thanksgiving, our annual national celebration of Family, Food, Fun and Football, and as you remember the things for which you are Thankful, please know how much we are thankful for this community of folks in Marion County … Continue reading

Posted in Lead Stories | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving 2019

Thank You Shaw Industries

One of the many reasons for MCCM to give thanks is for our relationship with the various Industries in Marion County. We are very grateful to Shaw Industries for cleaning the exterior of our building. If you run into Randall … Continue reading

Posted in Lead Stories | Comments Off on Thank You Shaw Industries

Happy Thanksgiving – Christmas Shopping – Already???

While it is not yet Christmas, when you think of Christmas Shopping, or shopping at Amazon anytime of the year, please consider using the following link to shop at Amazon: smile.amazon.com/ch/62-1757532, When you do, Amazon sends a percentage of the … Continue reading

Posted in Lead Stories | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving – Christmas Shopping – Already???

Monthly Results for October 2019

Food Bank Results Category MCCM1 Reporting CAFB2 Reporting Adults 1265 876 Children 489 367 Families 575 413 Boxes 840 N/A Total Active Clients 1175 N/A Total Inactive Clients3 2484 N/A New Clients This Month 30 N/A Net Growth This Month … Continue reading

Posted in Monthly Results | Comments Off on Monthly Results for October 2019

16-year-old ‘teen ambassador’ educates kids about child hunger in America *

September 26, 2019 by Paul Morello In America, 1 in 7 children is at risk of hunger. For one 16-year-old from New York, that’s one too many. And she’s doing something about it. Meet Jessica McCrorie. She just turned 16. … Continue reading

Posted in Lead Story Archive | Comments Off on 16-year-old ‘teen ambassador’ educates kids about child hunger in America *

Three tips for hosting the best holiday food drive *

September 24, 2019 by Ash Slupski This time of year, food banks and food pantries across the United States help millions of families share holiday meals. With so many families in need, hosting a food drive at your office, church … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Comments Off on Three tips for hosting the best holiday food drive *

Monthly Results for September 2019

Food Bank Results Category MCCM1Reporting CAFB2Reporting Adults 985 764 Children 384 295 Families 476 369 Boxes 673 N/A Total Active Clients 1159 N/A Total Inactive Clients3 2475 N/A New Clients This Month 20

Posted in Previous Monthly Results | Comments Off on Monthly Results for September 2019

Hunger in Marion County Tennessee in 2019

In our county of approximately 28,500 citizens, did you know that 14% of us go hungry because of high food prices, low wages, unemployment, disability, etc. In Tennessee, Williamson County (Franklin and Brentwood) has the lowest percentage (7%), while Lake … Continue reading

Posted in MCCM News Archive | Comments Off on Hunger in Marion County Tennessee in 2019

Thank You Cheryl Hale!

Last month we put out an urgent appeal for volunteers “to help staff the first and fourth Saturdays each month and four times per year the fifth Saturday“. Many thanks to Cheryl Hale for her work in recruiting and scheduling … Continue reading

Posted in Lead Story Archive | Comments Off on Thank You Cheryl Hale!

Monthly Results for August 2019

Food Bank Results Category MCCM1Reporting CAFB2Reporting Adults 1096 807 Children 499 324 Families 555 399 Boxes 796 N/A Total Active Clients 1148 N/A Total Inactive Clients3 2457 N/A New Clients This Month 23 N/A Net Growth This Month 2.003% N/A … Continue reading

Posted in Previous Monthly Results | Comments Off on Monthly Results for August 2019