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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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Why I Give: Jonathan, age 7
05 Nov

Why I Give: Jonathan, age 7

I give to MOM because food is really important. Instead of gifts for my birthday, I asked for frosting and cake mix to give to MOM—because I like my birthday to be a giving day. I really like thinking about other kids having happy birthdays because I shared. And it’s fun to drop it off at the pantry!

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Why I Give: George Mavroulis, MOM Board Member
31 Oct

Why I Give: George Mavroulis, MOM Board Member

I have seen the positive impact that MOM has had on children and families for the past 27 years as an administrator in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. MOM's services provide the basic needs that many families do not have on their own. It is an honor to support and serve MOM and its mission to prevent homelessness and end hunger.

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Why I Give: Tricia Nolan, MOM Board Member
31 Oct

Why I Give: Tricia Nolan, MOM Board Member

The news, the politics, the divisiveness, the vitriol… sometimes it all seems pretty overwhelming. I fervently believe one thing everyone can agree on is that no child in our community should be hungry. I give to not only end hunger in our community, but I give to find common ground with neighbors and strangers alike.

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Why I Give: Omar Rodriguez, MOM Board Member
31 Oct

Why I Give: Omar Rodriguez, MOM Board Member

As a first generation Mexican immigrant, raised by a single parent mother, I recall her often working two or three jobs to make ends meet. Although the love within our household was abundant, resources were often scarce. As a member of the MOM Board of Directors and Middleton Community, my family and I give to MOM in hopes of providing families with hope, joy and opportunity to break bread together, to create long-lasting memories. Through these acts, our children are also reminded of our humble beginnings, while experiencing the gift of giving and gratefulness for all of our blessings.

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