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

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How UGM Does On-the-Job Training

Aug 7, 2019 2:41:06 PM

Work is a huge piece of recovery. Just participating in constructive activities in a team is a valuable growth opportunity, especially for people who have been isolated and disconnected from the workforce for a long time. Plus, of course, there's the satisfaction of a job well done and earning a living!

Here's an important tool UGM shelters use to help people on their journey back to work. 

How UGM has changed me

Feb 6, 2019 5:00:15 PM

You can’t spend any amount of time around UGM without being changed by it. As a Volunteer, donor, or employee, partnering with UGM changes us as well as the people we serve. Our lives are being transformed.

Lessons from 10 Years Working With Homeless Men

Nov 2, 2017 2:41:02 PM

Dean Whisler has been on the front lines at the UGM Men's Shelter for 10 years. He shared what it's like to help homeless men on a daily basis.

Working from the heart

May 3, 2017 1:24:16 PM

Being a good worker is still about our hearts, not just our behavior. Our attitude and our obedience honors God when we work faithfully for him.

Employment Helps the Homeless

Jul 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

One of the ways UGM is working to break the cycle of poverty is through the Employment Ready Program.

A Cook in the Kitchen: Joe Wilson Lands a Job

Nov 26, 2014 12:49:00 PM

Joe Wilson had to get identification in order to move from homeless to employed.

Rescue: From Homeless to Housed and Employed

Jan 7, 2014 12:35:00 PM

UGM helps men and women overcome hurdles to employment and get back to work.