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4 to 7 p.m., no morning hours


Creating food security & housing stability

WayForward Resources (formerly Middleton Outreach Ministry) provides access to nutritious food for people throughout Dane County and support that helps people stay in their homes in Middleton, Cross Plains and west Madison.
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Find your path to stability. Learn more about our food security and housing stability programs.

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Make a difference. Donate today or become a monthly giver to help build stability in our community.

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Get Involved

Build stability. Find one-time, recurring and group volunteer opportunities. Organize a food drive.

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Build Stability in Our Community

Now, more than ever, your support helps ensure that people in our community have enough nutritious food to eat and can remain in stable housing.

Our Impact

people served each year
meals per month
households receive stability assistance each year
housing stability program participants maintained housing & avoided eviction
"We wouldn’t have been able to make it without you."

—food pantry client

Programs & Services


Food & Clothing

WayForward's food pantry and clothing center are free to anyone who lives in Dane County. Visiting us for the first time? Please stop at our main office first to register.

Housing Stability

WayForward's Case Managers work with you to solve immediate needs and work toward your long-term goals. We may be able to offer financial assistance and other resources to help prevent eviction and maintain housing.

Seasonal Programs

WayForward's seasonal programs provide school supplies for kids pre-K through college, everything your family needs for a Thanksgiving meal, and holiday gift cards to make the season bright for people of all ages.

Senior Programs

WayForward’s Seniors Program aims to support seniors’ ability to live independently. To be eligible, you must live within our service area and be 60 or older. There are no income limits.

News & Updates
July 23, 2024

Middleton company NET fighting hunger, one piece at a time