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

We are bound together by our stories.

What Does It Take to Walk out of Homelessness and Addiction?

Jul 13, 2022 12:40:05 PM

Summer is a time of celebration at UGM. At the annual LIFE Recovery Commencement, we honor the most recent participants who have reached the end of the 16-month residential program and moved into housing of their own, employed and free of addiction. The miracle of life change is never more apparent than in this season of reflection. How do men and women end the harmful cycles that have kept them stuck, embrace healing and step into a new way of life?

Former Resident Gives Back: Anita Williams' Story

Nov 10, 2021 9:49:24 AM

Anita stayed at UGM in 1993. 28 years later, she's back and she's providing a valuable resource to women right where she used to be.

Relief vs. Development: Diagnosing Causes

Oct 16, 2019 3:32:54 PM

Relief is not enough. Unless a move from street to housing is accompanied by development of the person, that person will continue to live in poverty.

Love Your Homeless Neighbor

Sep 19, 2019 2:22:05 PM

We must first see and know people, not their condition, if we are to love the poor like God calls us to do.

Why I Bought My Car at UGM Motors

Jun 1, 2017 10:53:38 AM

I knew I would find reliable cars and low prices at UGM Motors. Most importantly, the dollars I was spending would help Devon, Avery and many others.

Panhandling: to give or not to give?

Aug 13, 2014 6:16:00 PM

UGM Executive Director Phil Altmeyer explains UGM's stance on panhandling.

The services homeless people need

Feb 18, 2014 1:21:00 PM

UGM's whole person approach seeks to address the underlying causes of homelessness.