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

We are bound together by our stories.

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

Nov 25, 2020 3:13:24 PM

"I'm thankful for my rocky past, for it has brought me here today." Miranda, Resident, CdA Center for Women and Children (CWC) 

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.

Gratitude by the Moment

Oct 25, 2018 4:59:36 PM

Of course I'm grateful for my many blessings. But do I live grateful days? Does gratitude characterize my thoughts, my words, my understanding of my everyday life?

Thank You, God, for this Blood Clot

Nov 30, 2017 1:34:16 PM

Can you be thankful for a medical issue? I am, because without it I would possibly not have discovered the seriousness of my heart problem.

Gratitude on the Recovery Journey

Nov 21, 2017 4:16:34 PM

To "not honor ... God or give thanks to Him” begins a downward spiral. The beginning of recovery is to reverse the process by honoring and thanking God.

UGM Core Value: Thankful and Generous

Mar 16, 2017 12:42:47 PM

I started focusing on what I wasn’t receiving from others, my needs not being met and my life feeling hard and wearisome. I’d lost my life preserver: gratitude.

How a New Kidney Helped Me Better Understand Recovery

Sep 23, 2016 4:13:24 PM

God really started revealing to me the parallelism between my surgery and recovery to their surgery and recovery….the surgery of their heart.

In Gratitude for God's Gifts

Nov 27, 2015 2:24:28 PM

Here at UGM, all of us - staff, volunteers, and residents alike - are thankful, for the community and for all the various gifts God has given us.

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: the Power of Gratitude

Jan 16, 2015 3:34:53 PM

Gratitude has amazing power. When we acknowledge God’s grace in our lives, it changes us.