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

We are bound together by our stories.

One Man’s Impact: A Tribute to Ken Richter

Nov 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Executive Director Phil Altmeyer frequently tells our partners that only in eternity will they know the extent of their influence in people’s lives. Recently, we caught a glimpse of one man’s impact.

Family of Origin and the Family of God

Nov 18, 2021 12:19:45 PM

UGM Volunteer Lynn Yount participated in one of UGM's Recovery courses. The way she viewed herself, her family and the family of God changed.

Former Resident Gives Back: Anita Williams' Story

Nov 10, 2021 9:49:24 AM

Anita stayed at UGM in 1993. 28 years later, she's back and she's providing a valuable resource to women right where she used to be.

Radical Hospitality: Food as Grace

Nov 4, 2021 9:15:11 AM

UGM is in the hospitality business, welcoming the stranger, feeding the hungry and sharing God’s love. See how our kitchens manage to serve hundreds of guests food and grace daily.

Robert’s Recovery: Phase by Phase

Oct 28, 2021 1:07:55 PM

Robert came to UGM just to get his life back on track. He didn't think he needed Recovery. 2 years later, he's finishing Program, a new man.

Do You Want to Get Well?

Oct 21, 2021 12:07:57 PM

Forty years of crime, drug use and street life left Dawn humbled and broken. She wanted out but didn't know which steps to take. After rehab, she came to UGM for guidance.

UGM Crisis Shelter: A Safe Haven for Women

Oct 14, 2021 11:17:50 AM

UGM Resident Assistant Heather Pollock knows first-hand what it's like to check into a crisis shelter... and she knows what it's like to walk out, into a whole new life.

Business Owners vs. the Unhoused: A False Dichotomy

Oct 7, 2021 10:35:40 AM

A false narrative is being promoted that pits two groups against each other on the subject of homelessness in Spokane. UGM's Barb Comito reveals a truth that unifies our city.

Meet Talia: Satisfied in Christ

Sep 30, 2021 11:28:39 AM

At UGM, Talia surrendered her journey to the Lord, and through healing and recovery, found satisfaction in Him.

From Mere Survival to Chasing Dreams: Tyler’s Story

Sep 23, 2021 12:22:41 PM

Tyler was lost in drug addiction, living on the streets. A life-threatening illness caused him to seek help. He found help and hope at UGM.