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Lost and Found: the Steve Viers Story

Apr 22, 2013 2:47:00 PM

Steve Viers went through UGM Recovery and was hired as the chef at the UGM Men's Shelter. His story was told through the following video at the UGM 2013 annual banquet. Although Steve has moved on to other culinary opportunities, the story of his restored relationship with his mother is still a powerful one.

After you watch the video, you might be interested in the letter below from Steve's mother, Nancy Helldorfer:

Update on Sheldon & Rowdy

Apr 1, 2013 4:15:00 PM

Questions for you

Mar 27, 2013 4:54:00 PM

Back to work

Feb 25, 2013 2:21:12 PM

From Gang Banger to Responsible Father

Jan 15, 2013 10:22:00 AM

Coming out of a gang lifestyle and prison, Zachariah wasn't sure how to get his life back on track and be a good dad to his daughter.

Merry Christmas!

Dec 23, 2012 10:00:36 PM

Independence or God-dependence?

Dec 19, 2012 2:39:00 PM

Society as a whole tends to value independence – a far cry from God-dependence. God-dependence acknowledges that all we have in this life comes from God.

Loss of Control

Dec 19, 2012 9:49:00 AM

Union Gospel Mission Core Values

Dec 14, 2012 5:01:00 PM

When Executive Director Phil Altmeyer heard a sermon on core values, he brought the idea to UGM.

UGM's Working Ambassadors

Oct 24, 2012 5:00:12 AM