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Penzey's Pepper
01 Aug

Penzey's Pepper

Middleton Outreach Ministry's Food Pantry thanks Penzey's for their generous donation of pepper!

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Middleton Youth and Mead & Hunt team up to End Hunger at Canstruction® Madison
13 Apr

Middleton Youth and Mead & Hunt team up to End Hunger at Canstruction® Madison

Youth from the Middleton Youth Center and Kromrey Builders Club have been working with Mead & Hunt to design a structure for this year's Canstruction® Madison competition, incorporating this year's theme, "Can Film Festival".

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Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
04 Apr

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.

Mary was recently divorced, working part time, looking for full time work. Her power was due to be shut off on the very day she came to MOM to meet with a case manager.

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Mission:  Possible
23 Dec

Mission: Possible

Our families and individuals are up against what can seem like insurmountable odds. They will bring with them incredible courage and resilience, and we will be here to offer the help and hope needed to help them get through tough times. MOM has the privilege to distribute hope in times of darkness and in times of joy.

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From Struggle to Strength, to Service
22 Nov

From Struggle to Strength, to Service

“As a volunteer, nothing beats walking a family through a food pantry for the first time. To me, volunteering means being the smiling face to families who are stressed. I just say, “Let’s get some food. It’s going to be alright.”

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Why I Give:  Kary Beck
23 Nov

Why I Give: Kary Beck

"This family was struggling to have food on the table, keep a roof over their heads, pay bills to stay warm. They were good people in a bad place. "

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Why I Give:  Jim Hartlieb
23 Nov

Why I Give: Jim Hartlieb

"I think about how I feel and how my kids feel (ornery, cranky, not at our best!) when they are hungry and I think, 'what if we had to live like that every day?'."

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Why I Give:  Leslie Huber
15 Nov

Why I Give: Leslie Huber

"Her little boy walked in. He was holding an empty green bean can to his mouth, drinking the juice from the bottom of it. I asked what he was doing and she said, 'He’s hungry. That’s all the food we have left in the house.' I asked her how and when they would get more food. She looked me in the eyes and said, 'I don’t know.'

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The Food System doesn't take a Holiday
02 Sep

The Food System doesn't take a Holiday

MOM had an extra busy day in its sorting area on Friday. An extra twenty volunteers filled the pantry during a normally quiet afternoon, unloading and sorting pallets upon pallets of boxes of food, thanks to two extra truck fulls of food, given to MOM by Second Harvest Food Bank.

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It's more than just Egyptian Lentil Soup
02 Sep

It's more than just Egyptian Lentil Soup

Each week, MOM receives a shipment of frozen soup from Dane County Healthy Food for All. To many clients, it's more than just food.

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