MATC partners with Ho-Chunk Nation to help Afghan refugees

Madison Area Technical College announced it has partnered with the Ho-Chunk Nation to collect personal items to help Afghan refugees who have been relocated to Wisconsin. The college is hosting a drive-thru donation event on Friday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., at 1705 Hoffman St. on the Truax Campus. Donated items may also be dropped off at from now until Sept. 17 at the following Madison College locations: 

  • Commercial Ave. Campus – 2125 Commercial Ave.; 
  • Goodman South Campus – 2429 Perry St.;  
  • Truax Campus – 1701 Wright St., Room C1430;  
  • Fort Atkinson Campus – 827 Banker Road;  
  • Watertown Campus –1300 W. Main St.;  
  • Portage Campus – 330 W. Collins St.; and  
  • Reedsburg Campus – 300 Alexander Ave.  


New items requested include: 

  • Clothing and footwear (all sizes); 
  • Personal hygiene items;  
  • Backpacks and luggage; and  
  • Baby items.