As a Madison business, we realize that our property owners, vendors and residents are not only our valued partners but are also our family, friends and neighbors. It is a vital part of our philosophy to give back to the community that continues to help us grow and improve. See some of our recent projects below:
MPM staff donned our denim to join in an important message against sexual assault. Donations were also collected for one of the Denim Day sponsors, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services.

We were excited to participate yet again in the Second Harvest Foodbank’s Hunger Action Month Food Drive this September. The goal of this food drive is eliminate hunger and provide assistance to families in need throughout south central Wisconsin. MPM staff alone contributed over $300 and 85lbs of food, which we were told is enough to provide 1040 meals to the fight against hunger! We look forward to the next Second Harvest Foodbank food drive in November and will be including residents in this upcoming event.

MPM went pink for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk this October. Our staff was at it again fundraising and donating in exchange for a few casual Fridays! We would like to thank our employees for all of their hard work and generosity, as collectively, they contributed over $1000 to the fight against Breast Cancer. The walk was a great success! We were touched by the stories of the breast cancer survivors and walked in honor of our friends, family, and neighbors whose lives have been affected by Breast Cancer in one way or another. Our furry teammates even donned their pink apparel for the big day.

MPM was extremely excited to sponsor the American Family Children’s Hospital Radiothon for the second time. The goal of the fundraiser was to create a comfortable and cheerful experience for children in need of medical care and their families. Just a few examples of which services these donations help to fund: gas cards for families who make frequent trips to and from the hospital, Child-Life specialists who work with kids and their siblings to explain medical processes in a way that helps them to understand what they are going through in a non-scary way, weekly “family meals” for families who are staying in the hospital with their children, Tyler’s place (a place where siblings of patients can play while their parents deal with the medical care of their sick child), and so much more. We were moved by the many stories from parents and children who shared their experiences with this hospital and were extremely proud of our employees who decided to become “Champions for Kids” in addition to our corporate sponsorship. The radiothon, hosted by Today’s Q106 and 93.1 JAMZ, raised over $650,000 to support this incredible facility.

We decided to make our Gio’s Garden Fundraiser a tradition after the overwhelming generosity of our staff last March. This year’s in-office fundraiser raised almost $400 and collected quite a few fun items from the Gio’s Garden wish list. Gio’s Garden is a great local resource for young children with special needs and their families. The organization not only provides up to four hours a week of FREE respite care for these families, but it guides them through the complicated processes of getting additional help and support. Gio’s Garden also connects the families it services with one another, creating a large support network for families facing similar challenges. We hope to see their growth continue.

If you're a fan of the Pat and Bob show on Madison's Magic 98 radio station, you've likely heard them announce the winner of The Kid of the Week. Each week, children are nominated for the honor by their parents, teachers, friends, and relatives, and one lucky winner receives the title along with $25 (donated by Madison Property Management), a t-shirt, and lots of bragging rights! We love supporting these outstanding kids and encourage you to nominate a child in your life.

MPM was a proud participant in two food drives this year: NBC 15's Share Your Holidays to Eliminate Hunger food drive, and the Hunger Action Month food drive. The Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin organized both of these programs and works year-round to alleviate hunger in our community. Our employees (and even quite a few of our residents) filled a total of six barrels with food and made generous cash donations as well. Thanks to all who participated!

We had SO much fun filling up our Toys for Tots donation bin with everything from art supplies to teddy bears to games this holiday season. Our staff truly blew us away with their contributions to this cause that provides toys to families who otherwise can't afford holiday gifts.

Though the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk fell on a chillier than average October morning, a group of brave individuals represented the MPM team by bundling up and completing this three mile walk with smiles on their faces. Even our youngest team member (age 3) finished the entire walk with minimal piggyback rides. The best part was that all proceeds went straight to research and to provide resources to individuals with breast cancer!

It was such an honor to sponsor the 2014 American Family Children's Hospital Radiothon this year. We got a chance talk live on the air with the DJs of Today's Q106 and 93.1JAMZ during the MPM Challenge Hour! We discussed our involvement with AFCH and encouraged community members to become champions for the kids at this amazing facility by contributing monthly. Some of our staff members even signed up to be champions! We were profoundly moved by all of the inspiring stories we heard from the families of current and past patients at AFCH. Overall, the event raised over $680,000, and we look forward to participating again in 2015. Join us and become a champion for kids!

This year we started a new tradition, an annual fundraiser for Gio's Garden. Our staff was excited to donate a variety of toys, supplies, and more to this wonderful non-profit organization in our community. Gio's Garden is so unique because it increases access to needed services for families with young children who have special needs. Learn about the positive impact Gio’s Garden has in our community.

We sponsored a family through The Road Home this holiday season, and the giving spirit could be felt throughout the MPM office! Our staff not only contributed enough to purchase holiday gifts for an entire family of four, but donated enough to provide toiletries and other much-needed items to the organization. See how your company can contribute to The Road Home's mission of helping homeless individuals secure stable housing, employment, education, childcare, and more.