2014 - A Year in Review

2014 was a fantastic year for UGM – thanks to you!
Once again, our community went above and beyond to bless the poor, the homeless, and the broken. Here’s a quick word of appreciation from UGM Executive Director Phil Altmeyer.

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We Were Abused

And you welcomed us, protected us, helped us heal.


At first glance, Tiffany King appears very young, delicate...fragile even. But her appearance belies a core of inner strength. In reality, Tiffany, 26, has faced the worst life has to offer and been galvanized by it.

On Christmas Day 2012, Tiffany rushed her two-month-old daughter, Ellie, to the emergency room because she was having seizures. Tests, scans and x-rays revealed that Ellie had been shaken – on more than one occasion. The right and back sides of her brain were damaged.

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“And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness…” Deuteronomy 8:2.

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Take Action: Gift Cards

It’s hard to overestimate the happiness that accompanies a gift card for one of our guests. It may look like a bit of plastic, but it’s actually a bit of independence.

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The Desire to Serve, the Ability to Lead

Meet Keith Green, UGM Board President, 2005-2014

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