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Jim and Ken

UGM Motors

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A Lot of Love: How a Used Car Dealership Provides Homeless Services

Car shopping along E Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley can feel like running a gauntlet of clambering salespeople, flashy marketing ploys, and banners...

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The Greatest Stories Ever Towed

You may have noticed a recurring theme on the Impact Blog: Everybody who works at UGM is in ministry. Whether in maintenance, payroll, the kitchen or

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Five Tips from a Used Car Salesman

Caleb Unruh is not your typical used car salesman, for several reasons.

His background, for one: When it became clear that his initial dream of being...

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No Gray Areas: Inside the Payroll Office

Anne Graves’ working world is black and white. Well, not in the sense that she doesn’t enjoy color – her wardrobe suggests quite the opposite. But...

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Barbara with Honda Element from UGM Motors

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Why I Bought My Car at UGM Motors

I recently bought a 2003 Honda Element with 127,000 miles at UGM Motors for $6,700. I looked around a bit on Craigslist first, but I didn’t go to any...

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A Burden of Light

Dan Eylar, a technician at Union Gospel Mission Motors, knows cars. He's worked on them professionally for more than 30 years, so he's seen just...

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UGM Motors Sales Manager: Tom Frederick

Tom Frederick recently took the title of Sales Manager at UGM Motors, but he has held several positions since arriving at UGM. Here, Tom shares about...

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The Gift of Transportation

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

1992 Jeep Cherokee. That was my first car. Can you remember yours? The feeling of pride and freedom that came along...

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UGM Motors: Reselling Cars - Rebuilding Lives

Get to know Curt Woodard: Salesman at UGM Motors

If you browse the sales lot at Union Gospel Mission Motors, there’s a good chance you’ll be greeted...

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UGM Motors: Brittany and Brooklyn get new wheels

Reliable transportation critical for single moms

Brittany Branch had a car when she started Women’s Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall – a 1988 Dodge...

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