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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Food Waste In America *

Reducing food waste one banana at a time April 29, 2019 by Tori Waite (of Feeding America) Whether you eat bananas as a grab-and-go treat or an ingredient in a smoothie – they are delicious and packed with nutrients. Even … Continue reading

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Shop Prime Day at Amazon and Help MCCM

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Father’s Day 2019

Why not purchase that gift for Dad from Amazon? If you do, Amazon makes a contribution to MCCM at no cost to you. Just click on the picture above and you will be directed to the Amazon website where Amazon, … Continue reading

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MCCM’s Building

The Holsten Conference of the United Methodist Church has donated and deeded our building and grounds to us. The grounds also include the cemetery behind the building.

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Facts about poverty and hunger in America *

Even in the world’s greatest food-producing nation, children and adults face poverty and hunger in every county across America. In 2017: 40 million people struggle with hunger in the United States, including more than 12 million children. A household that … Continue reading

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