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Making Tough Choices: United Way Simulation Educates People about Living with Financial Hardships
03 Sep

Making Tough Choices: United Way Simulation Educates People about Living with Financial Hardships

Nearly 26% of households in Wisconsin live above the poverty line but below a basic cost-of-living threshold. These families are known as ALICE families. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. United Way's simulation lets you try to navigate through some of the tough choices these families face.

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Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Dairy Council, Second Harvest Support MOM
02 Sep

Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Dairy Council, Second Harvest Support MOM

This year our food pantry benefited from many groups working together. Through the efforts of the Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts, Dairy Council and Second Harvest, we received 2,393 pounds of non-perishables, many boxes of donated cookies , and 1,094 gallons of milk provided all the fixings for Spring dishes for MOM’s food pantry.

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Claire Shaffer: Long-time MOM Volunteer
02 Sep

Claire Shaffer: Long-time MOM Volunteer

Claire Shaffer has been volunteering at MOM for decades - since the organization had a space at St. Luke's Church. Although lots has changed in those years, Claire's dedication has remained constant. She explains, "We serve because we really love MOM. We feel good about being here."

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Vina Yang: MOM Volunteer for 25 Years!
02 Sep

Vina Yang: MOM Volunteer for 25 Years!

Vina Yang is one of those who remember MOM in its early days. She’s been volunteering in our food pantry for more than 25 years. Vina share her experiences as one of the longest-running volunteers in our organization’s history.

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Working Together to Create Stability
02 Sep

Working Together to Create Stability

Nick* and Brenda* were working hard to care for their boys but just making ends meet. Then Brenda’s mom, who cared for their kids while they worked, suddenly became ill. Brenda had to quit her job to stay home with the kids. With almost no savings, money was running out fast. That’s when they learned about MOM.

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Gateway Community Church Keeps MOM's Shelves Stocked
21 Aug

Gateway Community Church Keeps MOM's Shelves Stocked

Gateway Community Church in Middleton has supported MOM monthly for many years through their Food Buyer’s Club. They collect monthly funds from fellow parishioners and order MOM' Top 10 most needed items from Piggly Wiggly of Cross Plains.

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We Make A Great Pear: Donating Produce to MOM
12 Apr

We Make A Great Pear: Donating Produce to MOM

We are grateful for you, and the many supporters within our community, who support our three MOM gardens. During the growing season, we are often asked what produce we need the most. Here is some information about what produce we can most use here at MOM.

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Kids Oral Health Initiative
12 Apr

Kids Oral Health Initiative

In February, MOM celebrated Kids Oral Health month. With the generous support of the Middleton Endowment, and the Madison Breakfast Rotary Club, MOM was able to distribute at no cost, 400 picture books in English, Spanish, and Arabic illustrating tooth care, trips to the dentist, and proper brushing techniques, plus 200 Kids Dental Health kits containing toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss from Madison No Fear Dentistry.

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Welcome Jo Chalhoub
04 Apr

Welcome Jo Chalhoub

MOM is happy to introduce Jo Chalhoub as our new Case Manager!

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Local Farmers Support Local Food Pantry
09 Feb

Local Farmers Support Local Food Pantry

Recently MOM received 100 pounds of locally raised beef from a farm in Lodi, Wisconsin. This donation will go a long way to support the families and individuals we provide for in our food pantry.

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