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

We are bound together by our stories.

Recovery: We are all broken.

Jun 15, 2022 11:16:27 AM

Conversations about “the poor and homeless” can quickly go off track. Our vocabulary and our frames of reference can lead us to the wrong assumptions and, consequently, inaction or ineffective solutions.

The End of Striving: How the Gospel Brings Rest to the Weary

Mar 23, 2022 8:05:04 AM

UGM Men’s LIFE Recovery counselor Mike Judge has seen the gospel bring rest to weary men time and again.

The Great Pain Escape

Mar 3, 2022 1:08:47 PM

Is pain always bad? Must it be escaped at all costs? And is there a connection between the fear of feeling pain and the opioid crisis we now face? UGM's Barb Comito breaks down the topic.

Labels and Life Change: A Business Partner Feature

Feb 24, 2022 12:50:38 PM

Art and Kaleen Coffey of Able Label have made the most of their position as leaders in business and faith by investing in the lives of individuals seeking a pathway out of homelessness.

Young Fatherhood, Pain and Recovery: Eric’s Story

Dec 9, 2021 12:08:20 PM

Eric didn't know why he felt empty, lonely and hopeless. And he didn't know why he drank so much. He wanted more for himself and his children. At UGM, he found hope and a new life.

The Drug Crisis: What’s it got to do with you and me?

Dec 3, 2021 7:57:56 AM

Marketing Director Barb Comito discusses the very human problem behind the drug crisis—what it has to do with homelessness and what it has to do with you and me.

Family of Origin and the Family of God

Nov 18, 2021 12:19:45 PM

UGM Volunteer Lynn Yount participated in one of UGM's Recovery courses. The way she viewed herself, her family and the family of God changed.

Robert’s Recovery: Phase by Phase

Oct 28, 2021 1:07:55 PM

Robert came to UGM just to get his life back on track. He didn't think he needed Recovery. 2 years later, he's finishing Program, a new man.

From Mere Survival to Chasing Dreams: Tyler’s Story

Sep 23, 2021 12:22:41 PM

Tyler was lost in drug addiction, living on the streets. A life-threatening illness caused him to seek help. He found help and hope at UGM.

Meet Alexis: “I am Making Choices That Uplift Me”

Sep 2, 2021 9:17:35 AM

Alexis was doing everything in her power to hide from her pain. Alcohol, meth, pills, heroin. Eventually, she found the courage to pursue real change at UGM.