Nearly 26% of households in Wisconsin live above the poverty line but below a basic cost-of-living threshold. These families are known as ALICE families. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. United Way's simulation lets you try to navigate through some of the tough choices these families face.Read More
This year our food pantry benefited from many groups working together. Through the efforts of the Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts, Dairy Council and Second Harvest, we received 2,393 pounds of non-perishables, many boxes of donated cookies , and 1,094 gallons of milk provided all the fixings for Spring dishes for MOM’s food pantry.Read More
Claire Shaffer has been volunteering at MOM for decades - since the organization had a space at St. Luke's Church. Although lots has changed in those years, Claire's dedication has remained constant. She explains, "We serve because we really love MOM. We feel good about being here."Read More
Nick* and Brenda* were working hard to care for their boys but just making ends meet. Then Brenda’s mom, who cared for their kids while they worked, suddenly became ill. Brenda had to quit her job to stay home with the kids. With almost no savings, money was running out fast. That’s when they learned about MOM.Read More
Gateway Community Church in Middleton has supported MOM monthly for many years through their Food Buyer’s Club. They collect monthly funds from fellow parishioners and order MOM' Top 10 most needed items from Piggly Wiggly of Cross Plains.Read More
We are grateful for you, and the many supporters within our community, who support our three MOM gardens. During the growing season, we are often asked what produce we need the most. Here is some information about what produce we can most use here at MOM.Read More
In February, MOM celebrated Kids Oral Health month. With the generous support of the Middleton Endowment, and the Madison Breakfast Rotary Club, MOM was able to distribute at no cost, 400 picture books in English, Spanish, and Arabic illustrating tooth care, trips to the dentist, and proper brushing techniques, plus 200 Kids Dental Health kits containing toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss from Madison No Fear Dentistry.Read More
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