Cumberland County
Guardian ad Litem Program
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Cumberland County Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Spotlight
Stephen MacDonald

Stephen MacDonald
Stephen MacDonald

Mr. Stephen MacDonald was born September 1, 1948 in Hackensack, New Jersey. A proud Army veteran, Mr. MacDonald served for 22 years, retiring as an Army Master Sergeant. He is the proud father of five amazing children. Mr. MacDonald obtained his BA in Business and holds a post-baccalaureate certificate in Non-Profit Management. His hobbies include photography and computers.

Mr. MacDonald has been actively serving the children of Cumberland County as a Guardian ad Litem since April 20, 2016. He has been the voice for 15 children, and has helped bring permanence for 11 of them to date. He is tremendously passionate and dedicated to serving abused and neglected children in his community.

In addition to his service to the Cumberland County Guardian ad Litem Program, Mr. MacDonald also volunteers in numerous other capacities. He is a mentor for at-risk youth and volunteers his time and talents at Tarheel ChalleNGe, United Way of North Carolina and the USO of North Carolina. In the future, Mr. MacDonald hopes to establish a program to assist youth who have criminal records become productive citizens within their community.

Thank you, Mr. MacDonald, for your dedication and service to the Guardian ad Litem program and the children of our community!