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Jim and Ken

real people real change

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Writer’s Column: A Christmas Reflection

The Mission at Christmastime: brimming with hope, cozy and warm, piled with gifts. This is not what I expected. I came to Union Gospel Mission in May...

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Recovery: Giving God the Wheel

“What brought me to UGM was waking up in the hospital after a failed suicide attempt.” Jenn Fleck had lived a life of abuse, addiction and, she says,...

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Dusty's Second Chance

By Lynn Yount, UGM volunteer - At the UGM Thrift Store in Spokane Valley, you'll find more than bargains on high-quality clothing and housewares....

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We Need Each Other: The Cure for Loneliness

“Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.” – Psalm 25:16 For decades, Debra was a self-described “functioning drunk,”...

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Thanking God for Real Change

During November, a lot of people take time to reflect on gratitude. We see our friends making daily social media posts expressing specific things...

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We Believe...

You may have seen a television commercial for UGM this fall that starts out, “We believe…” In these somewhat acrimonious times, amid heated debate...

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We're Celebrating Real People Making Real Change.

Why a fall campaign?This blog post is meant to give you a glimpse behind the fundraising curtain at UGM. As a faith-based, non-profit organization...

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