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

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Union Gospel Mission: Our Doors Are Open

Apr 22, 2019 2:01:00 PM

“Partnering with the Inland Northwest to reach the poor with the love and power of the gospel so they may become God-dependent, contributing members of society.”

 When UGM receives negative-sounding media coverage – which, thankfully, doesn’t happen very often – some people respond on social media with comments like, “Well, I’ll never give to them again.” The assumption seems to be that we were trying to hide who we are, trying to trick people into giving to us. Nothing could be further from the truth.

We want to clearly say to you, to our community: This is who we are. Come and see.

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.

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.