The Homeless Crisis in Downtown Spokane

Jan 14, 2019 1:01:59 PM

The past year has also brought concern over homelessness in downtown Spokane. But the solution isn't just to open more shelters, build more low-cost housing, or create more feeding programs.

Take Action: Create A Better Crisis Shelter!

Jul 5, 2016 11:45:28 AM

For three years, UGM has been in a state of anticipation. We have watched the average number of guests grow to 87 per night. We need your help >

We Were Hungry

Nov 1, 2014 12:00:35 PM

Ron and Nadine eat at the Mission every day. Ron is homeless. Nadine has an apartment. Neither has a job.“I used to go rummage in garbage... Read More >

Take Action: Mama Mia!

Jul 1, 2014 11:50:57 AM

Can you think of a better comfort food than spaghetti pasta? We serve quite a bit of this old standby at our shelters, and we’d love your help. Read More >

The Darkest Dark

Apr 1, 2014 11:58:55 AM

The nature of the rescue business is that not everyone who steps from dark into the light will stay, but you are giving them the opportunity to. READ MORE >

Volunteer Profile: Tim and Amanda Hepper

Apr 1, 2014 11:54:14 AM

Tim Hepper became a volunteer at the UGM Crisis Shelter four years ago shortly after his wife died. “There was a hole in my life that I knew... READ MORE >

September 2013

A Safe Place

Sep 1, 2013 12:00:31 PM

I was homeless and you gave me

August 2013


Aug 1, 2013 12:30:47 PM

Paul Stankiewicz is a smart man. He earned his PhD in biochemistry from Penn State University in 1980, taught high school and college and did post-doctoral research in biochemistry and radiology labs.

Movie Night

Aug 1, 2013 12:20:31 PM

What could be more fun on a warm summer night than an outdoor movie? Jeremiah Johnson, one of the owners of The Shop in the Perry District of Spokane...

The Listening Piece

Dec 31, 2012 11:00:31 PM

The Listening Piece

The Only Number that Matters

Oct 1, 2012 12:00:53 PM

The Only Number that Matters