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A home at last, thanks to a MOM case manager’s commitment
24 Oct

A home at last, thanks to a MOM case manager’s commitment

“Everybody’s story is different and everybody needs a different touch. What made the difference is MOM being able to be flexible enough to help in the way that he needed.”

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With support from MOM, a family connects to its new community
28 Oct

With support from MOM, a family connects to its new community

Luis and Alejandra left behind an unstable economic and political situation in Venezuela with dreams of a better life for their 8-year-old daughter and the baby they were soon expecting. Connecting with MOM brought stability to their housing situation and a place of their own to bring home their new child.

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When all was lost, help from MOM makes a difference
27 Oct

When all was lost, help from MOM makes a difference

Terri’s life was in a downward spiral in the months following the death of her husband from a seizure. Not long after, her car was totaled when she was involved in an accident with a drunk driver. Things got even worse when she was robbed after withdrawing money from an ATM near her home. Following this unimaginable run of bad luck, Terri moved to Middleton from Illinois. That’s when Terri says her life changed, thanks to MOM.

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Support from her community means a mother can dream for her son’s future
26 Oct

Support from her community means a mother can dream for her son’s future

Akilah was living on a tight budget with dreams for a better future when a car accident left her injured and without a way to get to work. After lost wages and medical bills sabotaged her finances, she fell several months behind on rent for the apartment she shares with her young son. The prospect of being evicted loomed large and Akilah couldn't find a path forward to solid ground. When she most needed support, her community was there for her.

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MOM’s financial assistance fills the gap when a fixed income falls short
26 Oct

MOM’s financial assistance fills the gap when a fixed income falls short

Janet wasn't behind on rent when she reached out to MOM for financial assistance, but her fixed income was barely keeping up with the rest of her bills after her husband died.

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Creating a Pathway to Success for Neighbors in our Community
01 Mar

Creating a Pathway to Success for Neighbors in our Community

MOM offers a range of programs that can help create stability including our Food Pantry, Clothing Center, Housing Stabilization Program, Winter Wishes, Back to School, Thanksgiving Baskets and more. Our work is only possible through the support of individuals, businesses, churches and other groups who volunteer and provide financial and other support.

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Moving Forward Into 2022 Together
23 Dec

Moving Forward Into 2022 Together

Although community need and generosity exist throughout the year, both are intensely evident these last couple of months. Thank you for helping us meet the most pressing needs in our community. While we don't know what the future holds, we know the best way to move forward is together.

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BUILDING STRONGER FUTURES TOGETHER
18 Nov

BUILDING STRONGER FUTURES TOGETHER

Cecilia and Manuel worked hard to build a stable home for their two young kids. Then Covid-19 hit, and things began to crumble. With your support, we can help families in our community like theirs recover from this year's challenges and build stronger futures.

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Creating Stability in Tenuous Times
18 Oct

Creating Stability in Tenuous Times

Despite the ongoing challenges, we remain confident that, with your support, we can continue to help neighbors in our community reach and maintain stability during this tenuous time as we build a stronger future together.

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We Can Build Stronger Futures by Helping Families Maintain Stable Housing
04 Nov

We Can Build Stronger Futures by Helping Families Maintain Stable Housing

Monique, a single mother of four children, was laid off from her job at a local hotel when the Covid pandemic hit in March of 2020. After living with a friend for a month, Monique found herself with nowhere to go. That's when she reached out to MOM.

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