This holiday season, we invite you to do something that matters, something that makes a difference in the lives of people here in our community. Join MOM and people across the country on November 26 and 27, 2018 to celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global social media-driven event to raise money to make meaningful change in our communities.
Hunger and the threat of homelessness affect all aspects of a child's life. Your financial gift is about so much more than meeting day-to-day needs. It's about giving families - individuals, parents, and kids - the support they need to make it through today and live with hope for the future. Financial gifts of money help support MOM's programs, such as the Food Pantry, Clothing Center, Homelessness Prevention (Housing) programs, Family Stabilization and seasonal programs in the Middleton, West Madison and Cross Plains areas of Wisconsin.
Sharing your holidays can be one of the most meaningful things you do this season. Every year, donors tell us that giving back to their community over the holidays is their favorite tradition.
Other ways to share your holidays
Donate to the Thanksgiving Basket program
This year's Thanksgiving program offers all the fixings for a lovely Thanksgiving meal to 300 families in the MOM service area and smaller meal baskets to 75 seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Donations of $15 help us give a family the food they need for a delicious holiday meal. When making a donation, write "holiday meals" in the memo.
This program is sponsored by Shurfine Food Center and Certco Employees.
When it’s cold outside, mittens, hats, and other warm winter items are much needed. Dig through your boxes for gently used items and make warm hands your gift to your community this holiday season.
Donate a Baking Items
Donations could include:
- baking powder
- baking soda
- cinnamon, cloves, or other spices
- baking sheets
- measuring cups
- hot pads
- holiday cookie cutters
- cookie decorations
You can bring your donations to the Distribution Center during their regular business hours.
Other Holiday food items that are needed are listed on our top ten page.
Donate a Clothing KitDonate NEW items (of the same size - child and adult items needed!) and wrap them in a bow, if you wish. Some ideas include:
- bra/underwear pairs
- men's boxers or briefs
- shirt and tie for men
- robe, etc.
Kits are sometimes left as is, and sometimes disassembled, depending on the volume and need in the Clothing Center. Thank you for contributing these NEW items and for your understanding!
Buy a MOM Ornament
MOM ornaments will be for sale at the Holiday Art Fair for only $10. Proceeds directly prevent homelessness and end hunger in our community.
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