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Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Seasonal Programs
24 Apr

Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Seasonal Programs

MOM has a variety of seasonal programs designed to help families with specific needs during certain times of the year. Made possible through the time and generosity of volunteers and donors, these programs demonstrate the community’s involvement in MOM’s work.

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Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Seniors Program
24 Apr

Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Seniors Program

In 1984, Oakwood Lutheran Church approached MOM and asked for assistance in determining the needs of seniors in our community.The result was the formation of The Project for Older People, known as POP. In 2010, the name of the program changed to Seniors Program. Yet through the years, the goals have stayed the same.

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Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Stable Housing Program
24 Apr

Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Stable Housing Program

From the beginning, MOM has worked to create housing stability and prevent homelessness, utilizing a variety of programs to address the housing needs of people in our community. Those efforts continue to today. MOM gave out 516 grants last year as part of our Stable Housing Program which now includes rent assistance, Good Samaritan funds and utility assistance.

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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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Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Food Pantry
24 Apr

Creating Stability Then and Now: MOM's Food Pantry

Thanks to the support of the community, the Food Pantry has grown and adapted to meet the needs of people in our community and reflect current best practices. We have gone from distributing 34,000 pounds in 1990 to 1.3 million pounds in 2019.

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Supporting MOM During the COVID-19 Crisis
16 Apr

Supporting MOM During the COVID-19 Crisis

We are committed to serving our community including those in need of emergency food, especially as the financial stability of many of our neighbors is being shaken. Your continued support has been, and will be critical, as we work through the current challenges. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to all of you who have asked how you can help, and have already stepped up with financial donations to ensure our important work goes on. Your gift will allow MOM will continue to provide rent assistance and advocacy to prevent evictions and offer nutritious food for individuals and families – food that is so critical to the growth and development of children.

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Our Emergency Food System is Strong Thanks to Second Harvest & CAC
14 Apr

Our Emergency Food System is Strong Thanks to Second Harvest & CAC

In response to COVID-19, several food banks, food pantries, meal sites and shelters have come together to strengthen Dane County’s emergency food system.

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NBC-15 Shares MOM's Efforts to Help Families During COVID-19 Crisis
14 Mar

NBC-15 Shares MOM's Efforts to Help Families During COVID-19 Crisis

NBC-15 recently shared a story about what we at MOM are doing to help families we serve during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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MOM Hires New Community Outreach and Advocacy Case Manager
17 Feb

MOM Hires New Community Outreach and Advocacy Case Manager

We're excited to announce Sitha Ok has been hired as our Community Outreach and Advocacy Case Manager. This is a new position for MOM, created based on requests from community partners to help bridge gaps in services they were seeing for clients at their locations. Sitha will be based primarily in the community and will work to get households connected to MOM services, as well as make referrals to other partner agencies.

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Help us build stability.
19 Dec

Help us build stability.

MOM's 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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