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In the News:  How Housing Matters
07 Jul

In the News: How Housing Matters

"One-third of adults (34%) report that they know someone who has or have themselves been evicted, foreclosed upon, or lost their housing in the past five years." - The MacArthur Foundation (June 16, 2016)

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Kids helping Kids
03 Aug

Kids helping Kids

Youth from Blackhawk Church, who helped with the food and school supply collection, loaded up the MOM truck with all of the donations, and then back at the MOM office, youth in the Middle School Summer Camp helped upload the truck and sort the items, which will benefit students, youth and families in our community. Kids helping Kids!

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Volunteer Spotlight:  Janet Bybee
01 Mar

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Bybee

You probably know Janet because, for more than seven years, she has dedicated her time and heart to MOM’s mission, clients and volunteers as often as she can.

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The Clark Family
01 Mar

The Clark Family

This past winter was rough for the Clark family. Megan’s husband suffered a major illness earlier in the year, and needed life-saving but expensive surgery and post-care.

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Meet the Volunteers behind those piles of clothing!
29 Oct

Meet the Volunteers behind those piles of clothing!

Hats, mittens, and gloves off to the amazing volunteers who donate their time in the MOM Clothing Center! Through their efforts, MOM continues to be a place where our neighbors feel comfortable visiting and leave with smiles on their faces (and a new outfit!)

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Family Garden update (June '16)
15 Jun

Family Garden update (June '16)

Last week our client gardeners all met at the MOM Family Garden for a weekly session. This week, they will begin to mulch and trellis, and prune the tomatoes plants.

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Love Food
14 Jun

Love Food

This wonderful family, the owners of Lovefood LLC, donated nearly 100 plants (lemongrass, mint and parsley!) to give to clients who are interested in growing their own herbs.

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Cereal
01 Jul

Cereal

Help kids have healthy breakfasts by donating low-sugar, whole grain cereals to add to our pantry shelves!

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Why I volunteer
15 Jun

Why I volunteer

"As a kid, there was a stretch where I remember watching cartoons on Saturday mornings hungry in our trailer in Charleston, Illinois. Now I ‪#‎volunteer‬ on Saturday mornings so local kids can have breakfast before their cartoons. ‪#‎giveback‬ ‪#‎keeppurposeconstant‬ " - MOM Volunteer

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International Table Top Day's Food Drive
03 May

International Table Top Day's Food Drive

Each year for International TableTop Day, I'm Board Games and Family Fun in Middleton hosts a day of game playing, and enters people who bring donations into fun game-centered giveaways throughout the day.

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