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Gifts of Hope Catalog
11 Nov

Gifts of Hope Catalog

An item from our Gifts of Hope gift catalog is the perfect gift for the person who has everything, or placed in the stocking of someone you love!

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ReMitts
08 Nov

ReMitts

Made by area volunteers, ReMitts are made from recycled sweaters and soft fleece. When you purchase ReMitts at area stores, 100% of the proceeds go to area Food Pantries. You can purchase ReMitts in support of MOM at Barriques in Middleton, Classens, Wolff-Kubly, and Crossroads Coffee shop in Cross Plains.

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In the News:  New York Times article on Growing Up Poor in America
08 Nov

In the News: New York Times article on Growing Up Poor in America

"Bethany and Cassidy are similar — both ebullient, friendly personalities, charming and quick to laugh. But in effect they grew up on different planets. And anybody who blames Bethany for her troubles doesn’t understand the axiom of America today: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not."

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In the News:  Children’s brains develop in relationships
01 Nov

In the News: Children’s brains develop in relationships

Children’s brains develop in relationships. The developing brain is built from the bottom up, simple skills that create the foundation for more complex connections and skills that develop later. For the brain to construct this strong foundation, babies rely on adults who are available to respond consistently.

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Stability
01 Nov

Stability

A single mother of two children, Brenda was working at a full time job with benefits when she moved into her apartment last December. But when her daycare plans fell through, she was forced to miss so much work, that she lost her job.

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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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Cross Plains Lions Club organizes community to make a difference
01 Sep

Cross Plains Lions Club organizes community to make a difference

Thanks to the Cross Plains Lions and their city-wide MOM Back to School Program school supply collection!

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What a Drive!
30 Aug

What a Drive!

Thanks to John Deere Financial for presorting their donations so that it will be easier for the volunteers to get the items out on the floor quickly!

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Achieving a Dream
23 Jun

Achieving a Dream

When I first met Anna in 2012 she was a single mother of three kids, living in low-income housing, taking college classes, and trying to make ends meet on almost nothing.

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