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Local Farmers Support Local Food Pantry
09 Feb

Local Farmers Support Local Food Pantry

Recently MOM received 100 pounds of locally raised beef from a farm in Lodi, Wisconsin. This donation will go a long way to support the families and individuals we provide for in our food pantry.

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Changing a little piece of her story, together.
21 Dec

Changing a little piece of her story, together.

To me, there is nothing more important than using our lives and our voices to do what we can to create an equitable community. There is nothing better we can do than to act.

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Help Families and Receive Beneficial Charitable Deductions with Your Year End Gift
21 Dec

Help Families and Receive Beneficial Charitable Deductions with Your Year End Gift

It’s almost December 31! Contributions are only tax-deductible in the year the contributions are made. To make it count during this tax year, gifts must be made by December 31. If you are 70 ½ years or older, you can make a gift of up to $100,000 per year by directing all or a portion of your required distribution from your IRA to MOM. Your gift will not be counted as income, and you may save thousands in dollars while at the same time, helping our community.

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MOM Receives $10,000 Grant from Steve Stricker Foundation
18 Dec

MOM Receives $10,000 Grant from Steve Stricker Foundation

We are grateful to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation for their support in helping us end hunger and prevent homelessness in our community. Because of their $10,000 grant, we will be able to provide more food, more warm clothes and more rental assistance to families who are most in need.

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Vierbicher Food Drives Raises Nearly 5,000 Pounds of Food
12 Dec

Vierbicher Food Drives Raises Nearly 5,000 Pounds of Food

Having fun while supporting MOM is a win all the way around. Each year Vierbicher of Middleton organizes a food drive. Vierbicher has grown their drive over the past 5 years from 842 pounds in 2014 to nearly 5,000 pounds this year!

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Act.
21 Nov

Act.

Amy's mom was a master at making her salary cover her expenses for the month, but fewer hours meant less money. Now, Amy's mom was trying to figure out what to cut out of her budget. Rent or fresh carrots? Utilities or milk?

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Why We Give: Smith Family
16 Nov

Why We Give: Smith Family

Our favorite time of the day is usually dinnertime, when we can talk about our days, what happened at school, and enjoy each others company. Families that do not have healthy food lose out on the opportunity to spend this valuable time together. MOM helps keep families together by providing food for every family that needs it. We support MOM so that every family can have a healthy family dinner together.

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What's your favorite holiday food?
15 Nov

What's your favorite holiday food?

There are many cultures and traditions represented throughout our MOM community. Recently, we polled our clients to learn about favorite holiday foods.

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Future Foam Gleans and Delivers Fresh Veggies to MOM
09 Nov

Future Foam Gleans and Delivers Fresh Veggies to MOM

Each year, at the end of the growing season, employees from Future Foam, led by Scott Diaczun, trek out to The Tree Farm, a U-Pick farm in Cross Plains, to rescue the final vegetables of the season before they are plowed under. The produce is then donated to MOM. Although this year, conditions brought a cool 33 degrees and a bit of mud, the Future Foam team prevailed.

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Holding on to Hope
17 Nov

Holding on to Hope

A recent letter we received at MOM explained how our services have made a difference for one family in our community. This mother wrote, "These past two years have been beyond difficult. We will always remember with thankful hearts all MOM did during our time without a job and my cancer."

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