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Jim and Ken


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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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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...

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