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Why I Give:  Jim Hartlieb
23 Nov

Why I Give: Jim Hartlieb

"I think about how I feel and how my kids feel (ornery, cranky, not at our best!) when they are hungry and I think, 'what if we had to live like that every day?'."

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Why I Give:  Leslie Huber
15 Nov

Why I Give: Leslie Huber

"Her little boy walked in. He was holding an empty green bean can to his mouth, drinking the juice from the bottom of it. I asked what he was doing and she said, 'He’s hungry. That’s all the food we have left in the house.' I asked her how and when they would get more food. She looked me in the eyes and said, 'I don’t know.'

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The Food System doesn't take a Holiday
02 Sep

The Food System doesn't take a Holiday

MOM had an extra busy day in its sorting area on Friday. An extra twenty volunteers filled the pantry during a normally quiet afternoon, unloading and sorting pallets upon pallets of boxes of food, thanks to two extra truck fulls of food, given to MOM by Second Harvest Food Bank.

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It's more than just Egyptian Lentil Soup
02 Sep

It's more than just Egyptian Lentil Soup

Each week, MOM receives a shipment of frozen soup from Dane County Healthy Food for All. To many clients, it's more than just food.

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Diapers
01 Jun

Diapers

Donations of diapers help stretch budgets. Thanks to a few recent drives, local babies will have what they need to stay healthy.

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Volunteers go above and beyond
06 Jul

Volunteers go above and beyond

"Rather than throwing the broken eggs away, they painstakingly went through dozens and dozens of eggs saving those possible, washing them carefully, and repackaging them into new egg cartons, so that those who come to MOM can have this versatile protein packed food."

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Cereal
01 Jul

Cereal

Help kids have healthy breakfasts by donating low-sugar, whole grain cereals to add to our pantry shelves!

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Why I volunteer
15 Jun

Why I volunteer

"As a kid, there was a stretch where I remember watching cartoons on Saturday mornings hungry in our trailer in Charleston, Illinois. Now I ‪#‎volunteer‬ on Saturday mornings so local kids can have breakfast before their cartoons. ‪#‎giveback‬ ‪#‎keeppurposeconstant‬ " - MOM Volunteer

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Decorating Food Barrels
24 Apr

Decorating Food Barrels

Second graders from Cub Scout Pack 240 decorated food drive barrels after taking a tour of the Food Pantry as well as collecting donations for the pantry.

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TDS believes no child should go to bed hungry
01 Jun

TDS believes no child should go to bed hungry

Each year TDS supports six food pantries in Dane Co. in addition to Second Harvest because the employees feel strongly that no family or child should go to bed hungry.

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