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.Read More
It’s almost December 31! Contributions are only tax-deductible in the year the contributions are made. To make it count during this tax year, gifts must be made by December 31. If you are 70 ½ years or older, you can make a gift of up to $100,000 per year by directing all or a portion of your required distribution from your IRA to MOM. Your gift will not be counted as income, and you may save thousands in dollars while at the same time, helping our community.Read More
As Paul Harrison got ready to retire after a long and productive career at TDS Telecommunications LLC, he knew he wanted to mark the end of his career with something meaningful. So he asked his fellow TDS employees to make a donation to MOM in lieu of giving him a retirement party.Read More
MOM received a $1,000 check from Old National Bank’s Choose Your Charity Giveaway thanks to community voting. Over a six-week period, people could vote online or at a Wisconsin Old National Bank branch for their favorite charity. Out of the thousands of nonprofits across the state, the 45 who got the most votes received a $1,000 check. MOM was one of these.Read More
On Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25, 600 children from around the West Madison, Middleton and Cross Plains areas received a backpack full of school supplies thanks to the community, giving them a boost of confidence on their upcoming first day of school. In its 18th year, the School Supply program provides school-aged children, teens, and back-to-school adults with items that they will need to help them be successful in the upcoming year.Read More
Payton (second from the right) wanted to hold a soccer camp for kids ages 4-8 in the neighborhood over the summer, so she got some of her friends together to help. They were also looking for a way to benefit a local charity, so the five girls, all going into 5th grade at Glacier Creek Middle School this coming year, set to planning.Read More
Curve Shop, a local plus-size pop-up consignment sale, recently made a donation of over 800 pounds of wonderful, high-quality plus-sized clothing to the Clothing Center. After the Curve Shop sale, consignors had the ability to donate their unsold items directly to MOM.Read More
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