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Young and old. Washington and Idaho. Individuals, churches and businesses. Look how you teamed up to care for the poor in 2012.


 

Will work for the hungry
Caleb, 5, Cameron, 5, and Isaiah, 8, brought the money they earned doing chores around the house to help feed the hungry.

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New Center for Women & Children
Because the whole community linked arms around a common goal, we were able to open the first long-term recovery program for women with children in Kootenai County. Over 300 people, including pastors, civic leaders and government officials, attended its dedication in August, and we welcomed our first guests in September.

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Veterans Day
Students at Valley Christian School held their 21st annual special musical program to honor veterans at the Union Gospel Mission.

Veterans

 

Thanksgiving
Generous gifts of food and labor helped to create a delicious holiday meal in a festive setting for over 1,100 people who might otherwise have gone without. Our sincere thanks to Spokane Public Facilities District, Centerplate, Staff Pro, Food Services of America, Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies, Franz Family Bakeries, URM Stores, Lexus of Spokane, Wheelabrator, Super One Foods, Longhorn Barbecue, Peirone Produce, East Valley High School Key Club, and all the amazing volunteers who served with such cheerful hearts!

Thanksgiving-2013

New Beginnings: Treasures from the heart

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New Beginnings: Treasures from the heart

Jarrod’s life in Spokane has been a series of ups and downs. He battled with addictions for more than 10 years. Yet on March 11, 2024, he will...

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Redeemed and Renewed: A testimony of God's grace

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Redeemed and Renewed: A testimony of God's grace

This winter, UGM resident Alethea shared her testimony at a staff meeting. With tremendous vulnerability and newfound confidence, she recounted how...

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From Recovery to Retail: Hope comes from UGM Thrift Stores

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From Recovery to Retail: Hope comes from UGM Thrift Stores

Three women from the UGM Recovery program achieved well-deserved positions at the Coeur d’Alene Thrift Store. Megan, Debra, and Starla serve as...

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Dedication of the UGM Center for Women & Children in CDA

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Dedication of the UGM Center for Women & Children in CDA

Over 300 people came to celebrate the dedication of the new Center for Women and Children in Coeur d’Alene. Area mayors, county commissioners,...

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UGM Idaho Hires Key Staff

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UGM Idaho Hires Key Staff

The Union Gospel Mission is pleased to announce the hiring of JoAnn Zajicek (ZI-check) as Director and Debi Pauletto as Community Relations Director...

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Afternoon of Hope Luncheon

Afternoon of Hope Luncheon

Approximately 240 people attended the 1st Annual Afternoon of Hope Luncheon at the UGM Center for Women & Children in Coeur d’Alene to learn more...

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