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Community Update - June 2020
27 May

Community Update - June 2020

What an extraordinary few months it has been! At MOM, we are doing our best to track the need and respond in the safest way we can for the overall, long-term health of our community. Learn about ongoing changes to our programs and how you can assist!

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Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Clothing Center
24 Apr

Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Clothing Center

Truly a community program, the Clothing Center grew from the idea of a dedicated volunteer in 1999. Throughout twenty years of moves and changes, the Clothing Center has remained a completely volunteer-staffed enterprise while expanding to serve more people. Last year alone, the Clothing Center distributed 127,000 pounds of clothing.

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4-H Cross Plains Wondermakers' Year of Service
18 May

4-H Cross Plains Wondermakers' Year of Service

Youth from the 4-H Cross Plains Wondermakers decided to go the extra mile this year. Instead of choosing one project to support MOM, the youth spent the entire year doing a variety of projects with the goal of making a difference for families in our community.

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Not just socks, it's success
21 Apr

Not just socks, it's success

Three years ago, when Hannah arrived at MOM for her first appointment with a case manager, things weren’t going well. If she didn’t make a payment soon, her utilities would be shut off. Hannah knew MOM had a food pantry and clothing center. She hoped she could leave with some bread, milk and maybe warm socks for the winter so she could use her limited resources to make a payment on her utility bill. MOM helped her with those things--and provided her the turning point she needed to be successful.

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Volunteer Highlight: Gail Krc
14 Mar

Volunteer Highlight: Gail Krc

Gail Krc has volunteered regularly at MOM since 2011, accumulating an amazing 1,700 volunteer hours in that time. As a volunteer, Gail has filled a number of different roles. In fact, here at MOM, we think there’s nothing she can’t do!

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Recycled Materials Have New Uses at MOM
01 Mar

Recycled Materials Have New Uses at MOM

Community means an eclectic group of individuals sharing common interests and attitudes. MOM is filled with a wonderfully broad spectrum of volunteers, giving us both balance and diversity. The many uses we've gotten out of some unique donated material demonstrates this. Ideas are typically born with one question, "What might I do," and this project started the same way.

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Middleton High School Seniors Hold Period Drive
05 Jan

Middleton High School Seniors Hold Period Drive

When most people think of organizing a drive for a food pantry, boxes of cereal or stacks of canned goods come to mind. And indeed, most food banks are need of these items. But they’re often also in need of something else: menstrual products. That’s why some high school seniors at Middleton High School decided to do hold a drive focused exclusively on menstrual products. They called it the Period Drive.

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Curve Shop fills Clothing Center with plus-sized options
26 Jul

Curve Shop fills Clothing Center with plus-sized options

Curve Shop, a local plus-size pop-up consignment sale, recently made a donation of over 800 pounds of wonderful, high-quality plus-sized clothing to the Clothing Center. After the Curve Shop sale, consignors had the ability to donate their unsold items directly to MOM.

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What a Drive!
30 Aug

What a Drive!

Thanks to John Deere Financial for presorting their donations so that it will be easier for the volunteers to get the items out on the floor quickly!

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Meet the Volunteers behind those piles of clothing!
29 Oct

Meet the Volunteers behind those piles of clothing!

Hats, mittens, and gloves off to the amazing volunteers who donate their time in the MOM Clothing Center! Through their efforts, MOM continues to be a place where our neighbors feel comfortable visiting and leave with smiles on their faces (and a new outfit!)

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