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In This Issue:

21 Ways You Made Real Change Possible in 2021
You have been the hands and feet of Jesus. The 2020s are not proving to be easy years, but by God’s grace, the work of Jesus in the hearts of men, women and children continues unabated. See the 21 ways our community rallied in support of the homeless. 


The Miracle of Selfless Giving - Heart to Heart from Phil Altmeyer
“I’m amazed as I sit at my desk and sign thank you letter after thank you letter. Churches giving use of their space free of charge; restaurants delivering hundreds of free meals for our guests; individuals offering handmade quilts, expensive machinery, medical and legal expertise; and... 


It’s a Together Thing - A UGM Partner Feature
“If we weren’t doing it together, it would never work.” Meet John and Vonnie Tucker who have committed to serve our guests by providing meals, monthly support, homemade quilts, and including UGM in their will. 


September 2016

Homeless - Human

Sep 16, 2016 2:15:00 PM

It’s easy to look at a homeless person and see only his or her homelessness – the weathered face, the cardboard sign, the worn clothes, the desperation. It’s easy to forget that, first and foremost, he or she is a human being, created in the image of God.

Caring for Women and Children

Jan 15, 2016 10:30:39 AM

After 33 years of service, Russ retired. He and his wife Reeta came to Spokane and devoted their lives to helping others... Read More >

Church Connections: Heart of the City

Jan 15, 2016 10:20:19 AM

Raydeane Owens, lead pastor at Heart of the City Church in Coeur d’Alene, recently described why the church believes it’s important to... Read More >

Church Partner: Christ the Redeemer

Dec 1, 2015 10:20:50 AM

One of the first churches to get involved with UGM’s summer youth ministry, Christ the Redeemer brings a group of at-risk youth to camp... Read More >

October 2015

Trace - Homeless

Oct 5, 2015 12:19:00 PM

Trace spent 15 years intermittently homeless, fluctuating from employed to unemployed, living on the streets or in an RV without heat, running water or electricity. “A box on wheels.” The thing he longed for most? A shower.

Take Action: Give a Hand Up

Oct 5, 2015 11:32:24 AM

How many times have you pulled up to a stop light and seen someone with a cardboard sign, wanting help? You want to show compassion, but how? Learn More >

Godspeed, Randy Altmeyer

Oct 5, 2015 11:18:23 AM

Long before Randy Altmeyer was old enough to work, he was part of the Union Gospel Mission. His dad, Harry Altmeyer, was a board member... Read More >

There is Always Hope

Sep 1, 2015 11:50:05 AM

We've been using the slogan “Hope starts here” for years, and I’ve thought I got it, but after a trip to a large city, I see it in a new way.

Take Action: Come for Coffee or Lunch

Sep 1, 2015 11:40:53 AM

This may sound crazy, but one of the best things you can do to help break the cycle of homelessness is to visit one of our shelters... Learn More >

Helping Children in Need

Sep 1, 2015 11:20:10 AM

Thank you for all the ways you partner with us to care for children and youth in our area! Learn More >

Take Action: Crisis Shelter Teams

Feb 1, 2015 10:30:53 AM

UGM is building a league of teams to surround the Women’s Crisis Shelter as it seeks to meet the demand of homeless women and children... Learn More >