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Al Ripp, a compassionate leader.
22 Jun

Al Ripp, a compassionate leader.

Mr. Middleton. The very best of our community. The right Dad for MOM. The kindest person you will ever meet. Role model. A community hero, and friend. Those are just a few of the words that have been used to describe Al Ripp over the past weeks. Our hearts broke when we heard that Al Ripp, Executive Director of Middleton Outreach Ministry, passed away unexpectedly on June 14, 2017.

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Spring brings the Hope of New Beginnings
17 May

Spring brings the Hope of New Beginnings

Good nutrition is important for everyone but especially for children. A child’s growing body requires a variety of vitamins, minerals and proteins for healthy development. Their brains need healthy nutrition in order to develop normal cognitive, motor, social and emotional skills.

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Middleton Youth and Mead & Hunt team up to End Hunger at Canstruction® Madison
13 Apr

Middleton Youth and Mead & Hunt team up to End Hunger at Canstruction® Madison

Youth from the Middleton Youth Center and Kromrey Builders Club have been working with Mead & Hunt to design a structure for this year's Canstruction® Madison competition, incorporating this year's theme, "Can Film Festival".

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Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
04 Apr

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.

Mary was recently divorced, working part time, looking for full time work. Her power was due to be shut off on the very day she came to MOM to meet with a case manager.

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In the News:  The Working Poor
04 Apr

In the News: The Working Poor

"According to a recent report from the USDA, an increasing share of individuals who receive benefits through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program, also known as food stamps, live in households where at least one person is working. Nearly 32 percent of SNAP households are home to at least one wage-earner, according to the most recent data on the program, compared to only 19.6 percent in 1989, as far back as USDA data is available."

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In the News:  Helping Hungry Students
04 Apr

In the News: Helping Hungry Students

"Feeling hungry feels scary. If satisfying their stomach makes them feel less afraid, less anxious, more cared for ... everything else becomes easier."

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In the News:  The Housing Market
01 Jul

In the News: The Housing Market

A study commissioned by Dane County last year concluded the county needs to produce between 16,000 and 31,000 low-cost housing units in the next 26 years to meet existing and future needs. In Madison, virtually all of the post-recession increase in supply has been in units unaffordable to households making less than $40,000, said Matt Wachter, the city's housing initiatives specialist."

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Thanks to Nonn's Flooring
01 Jan

Thanks to Nonn's Flooring

Over the winter holidays, Nonn's Flooring ran a company wide contest, to see which of their four locations could raise the most amount of food in two weeks, to be donated to their local Food Pantry.

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Donor Wall
24 Feb

Donor Wall

The donor wall is hanging on display in our main lobby. We invite you to come in to see your name and to say hello!

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Campaign Update
26 Jan

Campaign Update

On January 26, MOM celebrated paying off the mortgage on the building and the willingness of Don and Leone Nachreiner to sell the property to MOM so that we can continue to serve the community.

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