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Warming up with Wigwam Socks
03 Mar

Warming up with Wigwam Socks

Thank you to United Way of Dane County for helping coordinate a donation of a pallet of socks from Wigwam, perfect for keeping feet warm during these cold winter months! We were able to make these socks available to visitors to our Clothing Center, through our mobile delivery, and to others who needed them.

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Winter Wishes Brings Joy to Families
20 Jan

Winter Wishes Brings Joy to Families

2020 brought with it many changes—including changes to how we carried out many of our programs at MOM. Due to COVID-19, we made adjustments in our Winter Wishes program. This year, we decided to offer Winter Wishes participants $50 gift cards for their family members, allowing them to personalize the program and have an opportunity to pick out those special gifts themselves. We are pleased to share that the program was an incredible success.

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Together we can create a community where neighbors are treated with dignity and respect.
04 Oct

Together we can create a community where neighbors are treated with dignity and respect.

A family sent this letter: I first came into contact with MOM eighteen years ago. I was in a bad place financially, mentally and emotionally. Financially, MOM helped me find housing, helped with my security deposit, provided me with food from the food pantry. But MOM helped me with something that lasted much longer.

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Together we can create a community where everyone has enough healthy food.
04 Oct

Together we can create a community where everyone has enough healthy food.

A woman shared her experience with us: I was ashamed when I walked into your office. Your manner of dealing with me and your understanding that I am looking at a huge mountain to climb medically was like a warm hug. A hug I really, really needed.

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Together we can create a community where families can maintain stability.
04 Oct

Together we can create a community where families can maintain stability.

Here's a note we received from a family: I want to thank you again for everything that you have done and that MOM has done to make sure that we have a place to live and have heat and that we have food and clothing. I don't even want to imagine where we might be if it hadn't been for you all.

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Together we can create a community where seniors have the resources to maintain their independence.
04 Oct

Together we can create a community where seniors have the resources to maintain their independence.

Recently, a senior who had used our programs called to say, "I don't know how I could have made it through the past few months without you and Middleton Outreach Ministry."

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Together we can create a community where children can be successful.
04 Oct

Together we can create a community where children can be successful.

Anthony, his wife, and two kids left hard conditions in their county to move in with family here. MOM provided some services to help his family become stable. Anthony said his seven-year-old son especially loved his backpack and school supplies.

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Sharing Warmth with Our Community
23 Feb

Sharing Warmth with Our Community

Thank you to Middleton Tourism Board’s Big Bundle Up for providing MOM with lots of warm winter gear. Visitors to our Clothing Center have been able to find what they need to keep warm this winter. We we were able to work with partners such as the Lussier Community Education Center and MSCR Cares sites to make sure winter clothing reached other kids and adults in our community who needed it. School social workers in Middleton and Madison were also able to pick out items needed by kids they work with.

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2020.
21 Dec

2020.

It's that time of year where we look back on plans we made at this same time last year, take note of what we've learned, make predictions about what might be ahead and strategically plan to make the next year even better.

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Restaurants Find Creative Ways to Collaborate with MOM
10 Dec

Restaurants Find Creative Ways to Collaborate with MOM

Restaurants have faced many challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, several have found creative ways to partner with MOM to make a difference for families in our community struggling with food and housing insecurity.

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