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10 Things You Should Know About the UGM Crisis Shelter

Feb 3, 2017 3:38:42 PM

 The UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children is approaching its 13th anniversary in January. While the surroundings have changed dramatically in the last few years, the heart is still the same: The UGM Crisis Shelter exists to welcome the hurting and broken and connect them with the resources necessary to get back on their feet.

The Crisis Shelter: Many Stories, One Home

Aug 30, 2016 5:28:30 PM

Thousands of women and children have found solace at the Crisis Shelter since it opened in January 2007. They come from all walks of life.

Comforting with the Comfort She Received

Aug 24, 2016 5:11:58 PM

Looking at Kat today, you might not guess she was a guest at the Crisis Shelter less than three years ago.

What Can Prayer Do in the Face of So Much Pain?

Aug 11, 2016 2:12:54 PM

How does one pray for the homeless? What can prayer accomplish for someone who has no resources? What will prayer achieve for the addict?

A Better Home for Women and Children in Crisis

Aug 3, 2016 11:17:17 AM

Truth is, the face of homelessness is changing. UGM has seen firsthand a rise in the number of women and children coming through our doors.

Graduation Spotlight: Kat and Kanesha

Jun 16, 2016 4:57:12 PM

After rooming together at the Crisis Shelter, Kat and Kanesha have traveled the road of recovery side by side.

A Heart for the Homeless

Jun 26, 2015 3:52:50 PM

Director of the Crisis Shelter Rich Schaus opens up about caring for homeless women and children and about his new upcoming adventure.

Two Hearts Full of Gratitude

Apr 17, 2015 3:12:30 PM

Two women staying at the UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children express gratitude for the Crisis Shelter and for those that give to the Shelter.

Recovery and Regaining Confidence

Apr 3, 2015 1:17:00 PM

After spending time at the Crisis Shelter recovering from addiction, Glenda Gray regained confidence working at the UGM Thrift Store.

Having Someone to Love

Mar 6, 2015 1:38:00 PM

Anne Simons, a house manager at the Crisis Shelter, has observed the power of love in a life.