Recovery Changes People.

Posted by Barbara Comito, Marketing Director Jan 24, 2019 2:33:07 PM

...and not always just the people you think. 

“In the interviewing process for potential staff, I always communicate that if they choose to accept employment at the Union Gospel Mission, the person who will grow and change the most will most likely be them” – JoAnn Zajicek, Director, UGM Center for Women & Children.

Linda Cook, Community Engagement Coordinator for the UGM Center in Coeur d’Alene, has an ambitious goal: “enrich the life of everyone in the community who partners with us.” Linda is convinced that UGM doesn’t just change the residents. It changes everyone who takes the time to engage.

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I am no one's Savior.

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Sep 5, 2018 5:17:05 PM

UGM Aftercare Manager Mike Doggett walks with residents as they transition out of our programs and back into society. He knows that if they can maintain their sobriety for 5 years, their chances of continuing in lifelong recovery are close to 85 percent. Sometimes, however, he has the discouraging job of facing repeated incidents of relapse.

 

"I keep fighting voices in my head that say I'm not enough" -Lauren Daigle.

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Recovery: a story of brokenness and healing

Posted by Barbara Comito, Marketing Director Dec 19, 2014 3:34:50 PM

Editor's note: This is the third post in a special Advent devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the introduction, "A Front Row Seat to Holiness" and part 1, "What's the 'G' in UGM?"

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