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

We are bound together by our stories.

Inside the UGM Crisis Shelter: A Volunteer's Perspective

Dec 3, 2020 2:31:33 PM

We asked high-impact volunteer Margene Nobles to discuss her work with the ladies at UGM's Crisis Shelter for Women and Children. She delighted us with her answers.

"You Broke Down Our Biases": Nursing Students Share Experience at UGM Men's Shelter

Nov 12, 2020 2:29:38 PM

"We came here to learn how nurses can contribute to the community, but we are shocked at how much more we learned..."

Bikes and Budget Advice: A UGM Volunteer Feature

Nov 5, 2020 1:44:00 PM

UGM's "Bike Guy" offers friendship and financial advice to men rebuilding their lives.

Meet UGM Ambassador Kristi Kinsinger

Oct 22, 2020 2:29:46 PM

Getting involved at UGM is easy. Kristi Kinsinger has been a volunteer, mentor, financial partner and president of UGM Auxiliary. And she's a natural recruiter, asking where you would like to serve.

Serving with Humility: the Volunteer Case Manager Team

Jan 30, 2020 11:07:42 AM

During an interview with our case managers, I was reminded there is a difference between knowing something because I’ve scrutinized it, and knowing because I've walked alongside people in the midst of it.

Generosity at UGM Thrift Stores

Jan 22, 2020 5:11:45 PM

Ministries at UGM are fueled by generosity and hard work. Our volunteer, Laurie commits 40 hours a week to our ministries.

Partner Profiles: Volunteer Jenny Gasperino

Jan 17, 2019 9:08:05 AM

Jenny volunteers at the Crisis Shelter guest services desk. She is a loving, welcoming presence for women and children who come to UGM scared and vulnerable.

No Gray Areas: Inside the Payroll Office

Aug 29, 2018 11:24:29 AM

Anne Graves’ working world is black and white. When it comes to doing things right, she draws a hard line, but it's only because she cares deeply about UGM's mission.

One Man, Two Careers in Service

Jul 3, 2018 8:23:00 AM

Greg Barclay gave 22 years to serving our country as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. In his second career, he is giving himself to a different kind of service: Placing volunteers where they can have the greatest impact to help the homeless.

Loving Women in Crisis: Karen Herford

Sep 6, 2017 4:25:57 PM

Karen Herford loves being the hands and feet of Jesus to help women in crisis at UGM's short-term shelter.