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Jim and Ken


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Provision and Purpose: the gift of a meal

Offering someone a warm meal can bring about the unexpected. There’s something healing about the gift of food that kindles human connection and...

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One Man’s Impact: A Tribute to Ken Richter

Executive Director Phil Altmeyer frequently tells our partners that only in eternity will they know the extent of their influence in people’s lives....

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Radical Hospitality: Food as Grace

You may have heard us say we’re not just a soup kitchen, and while that is certainly true, it is also true that so much of what we do begins with a...

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Setting God's Table at a Homeless Shelter

One of the reasons the Union Gospel Mission exists is to feed the hungry. We live in an extremely generous community that provides resources and...

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Impacting Lives Together in 2012

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

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Soup's On!

We talk a lot about the Union Gospel Mission being "More than Soup," but truth be told, soup can be a delicious, nutritious meal, and we eat a lot of...

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