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Donate Culturally Relevant Food to MOM
09 Jan

Donate Culturally Relevant Food to MOM

You may be familiar with our Top 10 list. But did you know about our Always Welcome Items? This list includes culturally relevant foods that we seek to make available to families and individual who visit our pantry.

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MOM Receives Produce from UW’s Seed to Kitchen Project
09 Jan

MOM Receives Produce from UW’s Seed to Kitchen Project

The University of Wisconsin's Seed to Kitchen project produces about 20,000 pounds of consumable extra produce. Rather than let this go to waste, the Seed to Kitchen project donates it to local food pantries. MOM is one of the recipients.

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Ways to make an impact at year-end.
19 Dec

Ways to make an impact at year-end.

We are so grateful to those of you who have chosen to make a year-end gift to MOM! Learn about opening a Donor Advised Fund or making a gift from your IRA or a gift of stock, as well as tips for year-end giving.

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2019
19 Dec

2019

At MOM, this past year, we have been focusing on building capacity in our Housing Stability program to serve what we know is a growing need for our services. The Housing Stability program is designed to assist individuals and families in maintaining stable housing through budget and employment counseling, negotiation and advocacy with landlords, referrals to community partners, and financial assistance designed to access and maintain affordable housing and/or prevent eviction for at-risk families.

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MOM Earns Platinum GuideStar Seal of Transparency
26 Nov

MOM Earns Platinum GuideStar Seal of Transparency

We are excited to share that MOM has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.

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Why I Give: Eliza, 12-year-old sticker artist
14 Nov

Why I Give: Eliza, 12-year-old sticker artist

I am a 12-year old digital artist from Middleton, Wisconsin. I love to draw unique zentangled designs and this year I decided I could raise money for charity with my art. I drew a Wisconsin-shaped design and printed waterproof vinyl stickers with the design to sell to raise money for Middleton Outreach Ministry. I raised hundreds of dollars to donate so far and I am going to keep raising money for MOM!

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MOM Signs On to a Declaration: Racism is a Public Health Crisis
10 Nov

MOM Signs On to a Declaration: Racism is a Public Health Crisis

In May 2018, the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA) passed a resolution declaring that racism is a public health crisis in Wisconsin and committed to taking action. MOM is one of the organizations that has signed on to support this declaration.

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Congratulations to Adams Outdoor Advertising Wisconsin: a National Philanthropy Day Award Winner!
10 Nov

Congratulations to Adams Outdoor Advertising Wisconsin: a National Philanthropy Day Award Winner!

MOM, along with Journey Mental Health, nominated Adams Outdoor Advertising Wisconsin for a National Philanthropy Day award. We were so excited that they were chosen as the philanthropic small business of the year. They were recognized at the National Philanthropy Day awards at the Overture Center on November 8, 2019. Individuals, businesses and organizations were chosen based on showing commitment and passion to strengthening our community and making it a better place to live for everyone.

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Understanding Food Justice
10 Nov

Understanding Food Justice

The crux of food justice is the right to community control over and access to affordable, fresh, culturally relevant foods that people want to eat – especially for low-income and communities of color with the least access. Across all of our work, we challenge ourselves to use an anti-oppression lens to build more equitable systems and healthier communities.

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First Business Bank Donates $8000 to MOM after Golf Invitational
10 Nov

First Business Bank Donates $8000 to MOM after Golf Invitational

We are so honored to receive this donation of $8,000 from First Business, thanks to the extraordinary golfing efforts of John and Jonny Maasch of Veridian Homes in the First Business Bank Charity Golf Invitational.

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