During our temporary construction closure, we will be unable to receive any in-kind donations between September 2 and 24, 2017. Please save, as possible, non-perishable donations for when we re-open. Perishable donations can be rerouted to area organizations.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
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program. In 2015, it helped more than 45 million low-income Americans to afford a nutritionally adequate diet in a typical month.Read More
A major finding of this year’s report is that market-income poverty, which measures resources from private earnings and investment income, fell by 1.5 percentage points from the previous year. Meanwhile, benefits from the safety net, especially food support and refundable tax credits, played an important role in poverty reduction.Read More
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