April 2022

My Homeless Visits

I believe people in general are afraid of the unknown so when they encounter a disheveled man sleeping in a tent on the sidewalk, they move away. Who does this? And in my neighborhood! Our family visits homeless encampments to talk to people-to understand why they are living on the streets and what we have learned will surprise you. Not

2021 Backpacks

2021 was another great year for the Machado Family Giving. Highlighting the homeless crisis plaguing our local community, we decided to act by setting a goal of purchasing and filling 500 backpacks with essentials that a person living on the street would need. A blanket, socks, water, hygiene products and we were also fortunate to be able to add jackets