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

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When Program Ends: Mentoring UGM Alumni

Mar 4, 2021 10:52:12 AM

Ric Rocca and his family own and operate multiple Jimmy John's franchises in the Spokane area. And somehow Ric still finds time to volunteer at UGM.

Voices of Recovery: A Poem of Redemption

Feb 25, 2021 11:29:10 AM

I didn’t have enough strength to get out of that box, it was wrapped with chains, and the enemy had locks. - UGM alum shares a poem of how Jesus set her free.

Mentoring Through Recovery and Relapse

Feb 18, 2021 1:39:08 PM

UGM Volunteer Mentors Tom and Debbie love showing Shelter residents the unfailing love of Christ.

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.