UGM Camp is all about providing a free week of summer fun to underprivileged kids and introducing them to the unconditional love of Jesus... Read More >
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 >
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 >
Family serves together for the homeless twice a month. Their reward is knowing that they make a difference.
Looking for a fun way to get your group involved in helping the homeless? How about you organize a drive? You could make it a competition or... Read More >
The assignment: Draw a picture representing the work of the Union Gospel Mission on a napkin. Like an elevator speech. Only quicker and more visual. (Try it yourself: What would you draw?)
Holly Simons, a psychiatric nurse, worked in the prison system for 10 years and visited UGM while researching safe places for an inmate to go... Read more
If you’ve got coats for the homeless bring it to Burlington Coat Factory. UGM will distribute them free of charge to those in need.
I was in prison and you gave me a second chance.
Paul Staley was a self-described “peace-loving man.” A product of the sixties. A flower child. A hippy. He did a little LSD, bought and sold marijuana. Live and let live was his motto.
And then one day, one of those drug deals went terribly wrong, and a man ended up dead. Paul himself never touched the gun. No one claimed he did. It didn’t matter. By law, because he was admittedly involved in the crime that led to the murder, he was culpable.