Category Archives: MCCM News Archive

New MCCM Board Members

The Board of Directors of MCCM is pleased to welcome three new board members: Sherry Barnett, Judy Blevins, and Bruce Johnson. Each of these new board members works as a volunteer for the Food Bank and/or Good Neighbors Programs so … Continue reading

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We Have A New Back Porch!

The porch at our back door was beginning to deteriorate and was rapidly becoming unsafe. Volunteer Bruce Johnson proactively decided to remedy the problem. Enlisting the help of Lawrence Reams, Raymond Biscker, and James Coffelt, they removed the old porch … Continue reading

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Thank you Marion County Cruisers

Left-to-right: Ginger England, Jack Keef, Randy Harper, David Hall, Jeff Keef, Dewayne Pell, George Jackson,  Ronnie Barnett, Derrald Beck,  James “Dooner” Walden, Sam Anderson On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, David Hall, on behalf of the Marion County Cruisers car club, … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping

  If you do your Christmas shopping at Amazon, they will make, at no cost to you, a donation to MCCM. Login to your Amazon account via this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/62-1757532 instead of http://amazon.com. Or just click on the image to … Continue reading

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Friends of Philly Update

In last month’s Newsletter we reported the following: Har Zion Temple in Philadelphia has paid another visit to Whitwell Middle School. On this trip to Whitwell from Philadelphia the wonderful folks took the Middle Schoolers shopping at Sav-A-Lot to buy … Continue reading

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Hunger in the News

June 2, 2017 Summertime, When The Livin’ Is Hard For Hungry Children | HUFFPOST1 More than 22 million children receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program during the school year, but when school is out, fewer than 4 … Continue reading

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Food Bank Results

MCCM Results for 2016 2016 was a busy year for MCCM. As you can see from the Figure 1, we distributed 9,508 boxes of food  to 6,711 families. We have 1,295 active families who needed food assistance during 2016, so … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors Results

The Good Neighbors Program paid grants totaling $21,669 to various utility companies on behalf of 308 families. As you can see from the Figure 3 the Good Neighbors Program had to close during the summer months in order to conserve … Continue reading

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Child Hunger in America

Hunger hurts everyone, but it is especially devastating in childhood because hunger deprives kids of more than just food. On empty stomachs, kids don’t have the energy to focus, engage, learn and grow. Yet, this is the reality for 1 … Continue reading

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Food Bank and Good Neighbors Christmas Schedule

The Food Bank and Good Neighbors Programs will be closed on Christmas Eve, December 24 and New Years Eve.  

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