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

We are bound together by our stories.

Winning Essay: What I Wish People Knew About Homelessness

Dec 10, 2020 1:06:00 PM

"Being homeless doesn't make you less of a person." UGM Men's Shelter resident

Inside the UGM Crisis Shelter: A Volunteer's Perspective

Dec 3, 2020 2:31:33 PM

As a volunteer, Margene has provided case management and chapel services, organized work days, and has even attended a resident's labor and delivery.

"I'm Thankful for My Rocky Past": Thoughts on Gratitude from Shelter Guests

Nov 25, 2020 3:13:24 PM

We asked UGM homeless shelter residents and staff what they were most thankful for.

10 Years Clean and Sober: The Difficult Daily Battle of Ongoing Recovery

Nov 18, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Dean has been clean and sober since first entering UGM 10 years ago, but never once has sobriety been the easy choice.

"You Broke Down Our Biases": Nursing Students Share Experience at UGM Men's Shelter

Nov 12, 2020 2:29:38 PM

"We came here to learn how nurses can contribute to the community, but we are shocked at how much more we learned..."

Bikes and Budget Advice: A UGM Volunteer Feature

Nov 5, 2020 1:44:00 PM

UGM's "Bike Guy" offers friendship and financial advice to men rebuilding their lives.

We Asked Shelter Residents to Define Grace

Oct 29, 2020 1:41:06 PM

Grace is the foundation for all we do at the Union Gospel Mission. We asked residents what grace means to them.

Meet UGM Ambassador Kristi Kinsinger

Oct 22, 2020 2:29:46 PM

Getting involved at UGM is easy. Kristi Kinsinger has been a volunteer, mentor, financial partner and president of UGM Auxiliary. And she's a natural recruiter, asking where you would like to serve.

Walking Away From Shame

Oct 15, 2020 2:50:25 PM

Where does shame come from and what can we do when we experience it?

2020 Vision: Bear One Another’s Burdens

Oct 8, 2020 8:25:07 AM

UGM Marketing Director Barb Comito answers why UGM shelters maintain a high barrier.