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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. 

Union Gospel Mission: Our Doors Are Open

Apr 22, 2019 2:01:00 PM

The gospel is integral who we are. Come and see.

Business Partners Get People Back to Work

Feb 15, 2018 4:33:35 PM

The partnership of businesses and organizations throughout the Inland Northwest is indispensable in getting residents at Union Gospel Mission back to work.

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.

Charity that works

May 26, 2017 3:09:34 PM

Our community is generous: UGM and other charities must be accountable to them not just for the temporary relief of suffering but for long-term change.

Spokane Barista Academy

May 10, 2016 5:13:26 PM

Turns out, coffee may just empower at-risk youth to avoid the cycle of poverty, homelessness, and addiction.

A Lasting Legacy of Vocational Education

Oct 23, 2015 9:29:40 AM

On October 20, UGM held an open house and dedication for the new DeRuwe Center that gives men educational and vocational opportunities.

No Job, No Home

Jun 18, 2014 12:59:00 PM

After he lost his job and his wife, Robert needed help getting back on his feet. At UGM, he went from homeless to employed and housed.

5 Reasons to Donate Your Vehicle to the Union Gospel Mission

Mar 14, 2014 1:50:00 PM

When you donate your car to Union Gospel Mission, you are helping the homeless and providing job training.