Posts by Steven J. Caplan
The Higher Cost of Summer
For those of us fortunate enough to have the income and resources to absorb the increased cost in utilities, the higher summer expense may be little more than a budgetary adjustment. To those living paycheck-to-paycheck that increase can mean a utility shutoff at the worst possible time. It can also mean having to make difficult choices between food, medicine, and keeping the electricity on.Read More
MUM is Seeking New Board of Directors Members!
Joining the MUM board is an opportunity to enhance your life while helping a local non-profit that has been committed to helping those in need in our community for over 20 years.Read More
Volunteers Needed for Taste of Wheaton!
MUM will once again participate in the Taste of Wheaton, which is happening Sunday, June 2, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. We are selling tickets and serving drinks at…Read More
MUM Needs Volunteers
MUM is looking for volunteers in the areas of Food Pantry, Mobile Pantry, Bilingual Interpreters/Translators, Director’s Assistant, Grant Writer and more.Read More
Paycheck to Paycheck: The Effects of a Shutdown
There is never a good time for a government shutdown, but this one is happening in the frozen heart of winter when utility bills are higher. It’s simple math: When you have more people with less money and resources and higher bills life gets harder for all of us.Read More
Holiday and Year-End Donation Call: Give the Gift of Giving!
At MUM, we understand. It’s the end of the year and every charity and non-profit organization is asking for a holiday and year-end contribution. Here are some good reasons to give to MUM before the end of December.Read More