I was empty

This article was first published in the Mission News before Ryan Brown started as the Youth Outreach Director. He's been on the job for almost four years now, and believe us, he's been busy. Get to know a bit of his back story here; then visit the Youth Outreach page of the UGM website to learn more about what he's been up to since his arrival at UGM.

Now my cup overflows.

 Why should you care about a 26-year-old addict who abandoned his three children, wasted 14 years of his life on one drug after another, and used all of his family for everything he could get?

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The Outcome of Change

“I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly”
(John 10:10, NKJV).

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Take Action: Buy a Backpack

For a child, living in a homeless shelter presents special challenges: You’re most likely sharing a room, so where do you find a quiet place to do your homework? How do you have friends over? What will other kids think? Where do you get school clothes, supplies and spending money?

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Community Involvement

Life of Service Award: Dr. Charlie and Pat Wolfe

Dr. Charlie and Pat Wolfe were recognized with the Life of Service Award at this year’s Volunteer Appreciation Event. Charlie has been a member of the Union Gospel Mission Board of Directors since 1995 and a member of the Foundation Board for the past five years. He and his wife, Pat, a registered nurse, have served side-by-side in the UGM Medical Clinic since 1997.

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