Read what’s happening in the UGM community - residents, staff, volunteers.

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Mentoring Through Recovery and Relapse

Feb 18, 2021 1:39:08 PM

“I know that no matter what I throw at them, they are going to support me and love me and speak truth into my life.” - Laura, UGM Crisis Shelter

Tom and Debbie Davis are volunteer mentors at UGM’s Crisis Shelter. For a year, they served in the kitchen, led chapel services and provided childcare. That’s where they met Laura, who soon became their first mentee.

Meet Pat: Super Volunteer

Feb 11, 2021 2:05:47 PM

In 2020 alone, volunteers saved UGM nearly $2.2M. It is no exaggeration to say that we could not function without our fleet of volunteers. Meet Pat, volunteer extraordinaire.

The Government Agrees: "Housing First" isn't Working

Feb 4, 2021 11:53:20 AM

In the fall of 2020, while the news media was focused on the pandemic and the presidential election, a significant report was quietly released...

How UGM Business Partners Change Lives

Jan 28, 2021 1:15:00 PM

Executive staff at Northwest Ob-Gyn effuse about the effectiveness of UGM's Business Practicum program.

Physical Healing: Health Care at a Homeless Shelter

Jan 21, 2021 11:22:48 AM

Physical health is a huge part of whole-person recovery, especially during a pandemic. UGM is grateful for its medical volunteers.

2020: A Year to Remember

Jan 14, 2021 12:41:54 PM

We celebrate the ways you were able to help create safety, stability and hope at Union Gospel Mission during a time of great upheaval.

2021: What Will Be New in the New Year?

Jan 7, 2021 2:34:09 PM

Will anything be new in 2021? YES! God's mercies are new every day. UGM's Sonny Westbrook encourages us to place our hopes for the new year in Christ and Christ alone.

Breaking the Generational Cycle TOGETHER

Dec 31, 2020 8:31:56 AM

Mom and daughter, Shilo and Aslan, have made the choice to break their family's cycle of abuse and neglect together.

Homeless, Penniless, Pregnant

Dec 23, 2020 9:38:34 AM

What was Mary feeling in the days before Jesus was born? She had never been pregnant before, she’d never given birth, and now she was newly betrothed, heavy with child, and had no place to stay...

2020 Vision: Jesus Changes Everything

Dec 19, 2020 6:57:37 PM

We invite you to look back on the year through the lens of Christmas: Jesus changes everything.