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Jim and Ken

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Honoring Jerry Reese: An Authentic Man

Jerry Reese, Men’s Recovery Director at UGM, has a large stick mounted on his office wall. Underneath, there’s a plaque in Latin: “Lignum unum deum”...

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WHD Diane Crisis Shelter featured

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Trauma, Time, Trust: Helping Homeless Women

By Diane Hutton, Director, Crisis Shelter for Women and Children  - Women often come into the shelter for the first time very fearful, broken and...

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Trust-building exercises help friendships grow at UGM Camp.

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What Winning Looks Like at UGM Camp

This summer, dozens of children each week are enjoying a chance to get out of their urban neighborhoods and enjoy brand-new outdoor experiences at...

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Don't Get Your Hopes up

Kevin Downey grew up with the belief that when things are going well, it's best not to "get to your hopes up." The good can change in an instant and...

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Floating on Grace

By Ryan Brown, UGM Youth Outreach Director On any given Wednesday during the summer, while traveling over the Spokane River just south of Ford,...

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White-Water Rafting as Part of Recovery

An Immersion in Trust By Darlene Willis, a resident at the UGM Center for Women & Children in Coeur d'Alene Last Friday morning, the weather was warm...

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