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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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Congratulations to this year's Community Volunteer Awards winners!
04 May

Congratulations to this year's Community Volunteer Awards winners!

The United Way of Dane County Community Volunteer Awards takes the opportunity to highlight the enormous benefits volunteers bring to our community. Leading by example, the nominees and award recipients encourage everyone to engage in their community through volunteerism.

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
01 May

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

A client says thank you to the Seniors Program volunteers for beautifying her garden.

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Children.
06 Mar

Children.

Hunger and the threat of homelessness affect all aspects of a child’s life. Research demonstrates that adverse experiences early in life can have lifelong, negative consequences for physical and mental health and well-being.

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