We Were Hungry

and You Fed Us


Serving 1,000 meals a day at our 4 shelters.



“It’s awesome. Anybody that helps people is awesome. That’s what I’m all about – not iPads and Jordans – but to do what the Lord wants us to do. Help your neighbor.”


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Both Kinds of Bread

The word “bread” is often used as a synonym for sustenance. “Bread and water” describe the bare minimum given to prisoners in dungeons of old. The manna that kept the Israelites alive in the desert after they left Egypt was called “bread from heaven.” When Jesus fed the 5,000, he started with five loaves of bread and two fish. Bread, relatively easy and inexpensive to make, is considered a mainstay of the human diet, the “staff of life.”

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Partnering with the Community to Feed the Hungry

There’s no way we could serve over 360,000 meals per year at a cost of under $2 per meal without the help of our generous partners. It truly takes a community.

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Tod and Derek

Tod Randall, UGM warehouse supervisor, oversees the receipt and dispersal of food donations (an almost $2 million annual value). He sees the scriptural storehouses of heaven open and blessings pour in to provide for the poor and homeless on a daily basis.

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Take Action: Turkeys!

The Union Gospel Mission 5th annual City-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner is coming up on Wednesday, November 26th at the Spokane Convention Center. Once again, we’re preparing to feed over 1,000 people a delicious turkey dinner with all the fixings. Homeless people and low-income families who might otherwise go without will sit down at linen-covered tables in comfortable, festive surroundings and be given the royal treatment by our volunteer servers.

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