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MACC's mission is to help people in need in Manchester

Through the pandemic, MACC stayed open to help members of the community

MANCHESTER, Conn. — Story by Summer Garrepy and Olivia Ramsdell

People in need are constantly supported by volunteers at MACC, the Manchester Area Council of Churches

Through the pandemic, MACC stayed open to help members of the community and work to encourage better lifestyles through the different services and distribution of materials.

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This story highlights the perspectives of the valuable volunteers at MACC and gives the details on what service means to them. Volunteers tend to phone calls, stock shelves, and communicate with people in need. 

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Volunteers also encourage the people of Manchester who are looking to help the community to participate in the satisfaction of being a volunteer for MACC.

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