Founder, A Soldier’s Child Foundation
Daryl J.W. Mackin
Founder, A Soldier’s Child Foundation
Mr. Daryl J.W. Mackin has been married for over 23 years to his wonderful wife JoJo and he is a father of three; son Zachariah and twins Malakai and Nadia. In 1979, Mackin served in the U.S. Navy for 6 years. Mr. Mackin is a graduate of the culinary institute of America and was an executive chef for 15 years. Daryl’s professional culinary career included being a Culinary Arts instructor for 20 years. Daryl Mackin founded the nonprofit “A Soldier’s Child Foundation” in 2008 after his neighbor’s son Marine Staff Sargent Marcus Golcyznski was killed by sniper fire in Iraq. Daryl believes it is the responsibility of the average American citizen to show love, honor and hope to the children and families of our fallen heroes.