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
Ellen Carlson, Communications and Marketing Manager, has assumed the role of Interim Executive Director at Middleton Outreach Ministry, and will serve in that position until a permanent Executive Director is chosen by the Board of Directors.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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".Read More
"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."Read More
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