Our Mission

The Lid Foundation is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals in various communities by focusing on efforts in Youth Developement, Health & Wellness, Civic Engagement & Quality Of Life.

Clinton McDonald
   President

Focus Areas

Youth Development

  • STEAM Initiatives
  • Youth Football Camp
  • Work Force Development Camp
  • Shark Tank

Health and Wellness

  • Health Screenings
  • Mobile clinic
  • Food Gardens
  • Senior Care
  • Caretakers Network

Civic Engagement

  • Recognition for families that vocal in the community through volunteerism and advocacy
  • Partner with Lions Club to recognize veteran affairs
  • Donate resources to local law enforcement, fire department and their families

Quality of Life

  • Provide home ownership education for low to moderate income families
  • Invest in programming that will aid in addressing barriers to ownership
  • Partner with financial lending institutions to provide flexible mortgage products
  • Match funds up to $5K for down payment assistance
  • Develop green space
  • Identify civil servants, active duty and veteran home buyers

Upcoming Events

“Iron Sharpens Iron” Week

Each year MACCLID host its annual “Iron Sharpens Iron” week of events in Arkansas. During the week of events it opportunity for the organization to provides needed resources for families and communities to thrive.
Registration and information for the weeks events below…

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Read 4:30 is an initiative created by The Light into Darkness “The LID” Foundation to support child literacy by encouraging all students from K-12 to read for at least 30 minutes every day.

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17

Charitable Events

Rush To Read – Tuesday December 11, 2018 4:00-6:00pm

Rush To Read – Tuesday December 11, 2018 4:00-6:00pm

Click HERE to DONATE Read 4:30 is an initiative created by The Light into Darkness “The LID” Foundation to support child literacy by encouraging all students from K-12 to read for at least 30 minutes every day. Some of the great benefits of reading include: It helps...

Operation Fatherhood with Clinton McDonald

Operation Fatherhood with Clinton McDonald

Clinton McDonald hosted military dads and children at One Buccaneer Place for Operation Fatherhood; an evening of football and family time. Clinton McDonald is a leader on and off the field. As an 8-year veteran tackle, McDonald is a consistent force on the defensive...

Operation Feed Tampa Bay

Operation Feed Tampa Bay

Hurricane Irma was a major meteorological event that impacted the state of Florida. According to the Florida Division of Emergency Management, 6.7 million homes in the state lost power during the storm. After the storm, MACCLID brainstormed to see how we...

Back To School Kickoff

Back To School Kickoff

The month of August marks the beginning of the school year. Due to the importance of education, MACCLID felt that it would be imperative to ensure that young members of the Jacksonville community were equipped with the...

Iron Sharpens Iron Youth Football Camp 2017

Iron Sharpens Iron Youth Football Camp 2017

The month of April is a important month for the organization. This month, MACCLID held its annual Iron Sharpens Iron youth football camp. This year, over 600 children were given the opportunity to express themselves through physical activity. High school students were...

Rural Health Initiative

Rural Health Initiative

Families in rural areas often lack health insurance, have very high premiums or deductibles, and may lack and overall understanding of how to effectively utilize and manage their healthcare plans. With this in mind, MACCLID chose to set aside funds to support programs...

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House

Since 1980 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas (RMHCA) has provided a "home-away-from-home" for more than 30,000 families who traveled to Little Rock for pediatric care from all over Arkansas, many states and even other countries. In support of the Ronald...

ARcare Football Camp

ARcare Football Camp

ARcare is a private, non-profit corporation that was developed to provide affordable healthcare to meet the needs of rural Arkansas residents. This corporation has been involved with MACC-LID over the past three years by providing physicals to camp participants. In an...

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