Learn about MCUM happenings through our monthly e-newsletter, “Working Together.” You can subscribe through our website, email mjholwager@mcum.org org, or find past issues below.




  • 2020 in Review: 2020 in review, Thank Yous!
  • January: EOY Numbers, Incoming and outgoing board members
  • February: Community Resource Lab, Winter Activities for Kids
  • March: Spring Cleaning Challenge, Client Story
  • April: Financial Expert, Spring into Action Campaign
  • May: Miles for MCUM, Each One, Feed One, Compass Re-accreditation
  • June: Summer Scavenger Hunt, Microloan Finance Program, EOFO results
  • July: Christmas in July, Mums for MCUM, MCUM Renovations


  • December: End-of-Year Campaign, Holiday Activities
  • November: End-of-Year Campaign, EOFT, Holiday Food Baskets
  • October: Holiday Activities, Each One, Feed Two
  • September: Planned Giving, Meet Logan, AZZIP Pizza
  • August: Online Auction, Client Story
  • July: August Auction, EOFO Totals, Christmas in July
  • June: POPP-UP, Summer Intern, Each One Feed One
  • May: Updated service hours, Miles for MCUM
  • April: COVID-19 Update
  • March: Hunger Games, Homemade Laundry Soap, Spring Tea & Auction
  • February: Childcare crisis, EOY recap, Volunteer Story
  • January: Your Path 1-year Anniversary, New Social Work Intern, New Development Associate, Holiday Recap


  • December: New Executive Director, EOY Campaign, Holiday Giving Opportunities, Special Thanks Yous
  • November: End of the Year Campaign, Volunteer Feature, Call out for Winter Break Volunteers
  • October: Fall Activities at Compass, Meet our new intern and Compass-North Site Director, Holiday Giving Opportunities, Kay Goodman speaks at Community Action Partnership conference.
  • September: EOFO Report, Compass Classroom Feature, Thank you EOFO volunteers
  • August: EOFO Food Drive, Christmas in July, Summer Campaign, Thank you: Headley Quarter Horse & HFI
  • July: Your Path, Summer Campaign, Endowment Campaign, EOFO Food Drive, Current Needs
  • June: Maternal Health Fair, ‘Your Path’ Coaching, Happy Birthday MCUM, Eliminating Generational Poverty
  • May: First Quarter Report, Compass Teachers Honored, Thank you, Boy Scouts, Farewell Alex
  • April: Hunger Games Reach Halfway Mark, Welcome, Sherene Ing, Spring Luncheon News
  • March: Hunger Games – Join the Fight; Thank you, Corporate Sponsors; Spring Luncheon Preview
  • February: End-of-Year Final Figure, Meet Jennifer Sons our new Development Associate, A Compass Family Story
  • January: Corporate Sponsorship makes a difference, Welcome Kay Goodman, Holiday wishes come true


  • December: Your Path Program launching soon, End-of-Year Campaign approaches its goal, & a thank you to departing board members
  • November: Announcing our end-of-year campaign, A Compass Family Story, Call out for Winter Break Volunteers
  • October: Food Pantry Sponsorship Program, Welcome Megan Stahly, Holiday Giving Opportunities
  • September: EOFO Thanks, New Faces, and New Microlending Program
  • August: EOFO, Forging new partnerships, Supporter Spotlight
  • July: Summer Fundraiser, EOFO, & a farewell.
  • June: Sponsor a Swimmer, Happy Birthday Opportunity House, Access to Proper Hygiene
  • May: Teacher Appreciation Week, Hunger Games Update, First Quarter Outcomes Report
  • April: Hunger Games Update, Agency Celebrations, Spring Luncheon Speaker Announcement!
  • March: Hunger Games Launch, New Self-Sufficiency Partnership, Spring Luncheon Preview
  • February: ‘Be the Light’ Impact, ’16 vs ’17 Self-Sufficiency Outputs, New Compass Classrooms
  • January: Compass Expansion Complete!, ‘Be the Light’ Campaign Update