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Seattle's Union Gospel Mission

Rating: 4.64 stars   11 reviews 1,540

Address:

PO Box 202 Seattle WA 98111 USA

Mission:

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission provides emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in the greater Seattle area. We're dedicated to serving, rescuing and transforming those in greatest need through the grace of Jesus Christ.

Results:

In 2012 alone, friends like you provided: ■778,252 meals ■178,295 safe overnight stays ■25,744 counseling sessions ■1,345 children and youth with homework assistance, sports, Bible studies, field trips, camps and special events ■106,000 volunteer hours

Programs:

Our Programs Emergency Food & Shelter Addiction Recovery Transitional Housing Medical Rehab Youth Ministry Senior Ministry Prison Ministry Hispanic Outreach Dental Services Legal Services Education Search & Rescue Serve Seattle

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206.723.0767
www.ugm.org

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Reviews for Seattle's Union Gospel Mission

Rating: 1 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The UGM is a mission of Devils, the only one they care about are the Caucasians, th he vast majority of the staff are posing as true Christias, YET, they are what 2 Corinthians 11, speaks about...Satan will transform into angels of light...Jack in the Kitchen is a devil for sure..

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Union Gospel Mission is an authentic Christian ministry. If you ever wonder, "who will make the most of my gift," or "how do I know they will use my donation to actually serve the homeless?", you can rest assured that it is a short path from your gift to the suffering homeless. It seems to me that my gifts are multiplied, much like Jesus did with fish and loaves, and UGM is very adept at making the most out of donations. If you want to "give to the poor", and "lend to the Lord," entrust your gift to UGM and the Lord will take it from there!


If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would only suggest they might try more publicity, so more people can give!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I have been going out on the Kent Search & Rescue Wednesday nights since December 2012. I am addicted!!! I love going out on Fridays too when there is space available. The driver and 'boss person' from SUGM, they are the best. I have seen them give their gloves, coats, whatever was needed to the homeless even though it was in the teens and 20 degrees those nights. Working with the homeless in Kent has been the best experience of my life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make sure we get our Kent Resource Center (shelter) set up by winter time 2013-2014. Will keep praying for this to happen.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

What an inspirational organization! They are constantly innovating, finding new ways to serve those in greatest need and meet the needs of the community effectively. I love their heart to connect with people around the county, too. UGM does it all...they're good at it, and they're good at bringing people in to the work and empowering "lay" people to do the work too!
I LOVE UGM!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get the word out more about what they do!

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Quite well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I had the pleasure of going on a tour of the UGM women's shelter with my family of four a few weeks ago and was blown away with the awesomeness of the facility. We had to be buzzed in from the inside people working at the front desk which is amazing for the security of the women and children who are escaping domestic violence. The building was amazing clean and beautifully functional. They serve three meals a day for the women and kids, have a fully fenced "back yard" play area for the kids which is also secure. The programs they offer these ladies is awesome too, from AA, NA and learning about safe boundaries, to the learning about who God really is and how valuable they are in Gods eyes. They also help with GED prep and job interviews. This place has too many things to offer these women and kids to even tell you about properly, it's mind blowing all that UGM does to help. Please if you have a free weekend take a tour and you will be so happy you did. I hate to use the fraising " life altering experience", but it really is when you go on this tour. My children ages four and six talk about the tour all the time and when we go shopping they always want to get something for the homeless kids now. It warms my heart to know that even just a tour at UGM has touched my childrens lifes for the better. Thank you!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I'd make it even bigger to help more people.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Seattle's UGM is vital to the health and well-being of this city. As a resident and employee of the downtown area, I don't know what I would do without the resource of UGM in this city to refer to the homeless community in particular. I am so blessed by the mission of this place!

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission provides vital assistance to the homeless. I've toured the Women's and Children's Shelter and seen firsthand how it changes the lives of women and children. Seattle is blessed to have the Union Gospel Mission working so hard to assist the homeless and needy. They are serving God by serving others!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a bridge of hope and faith not only for the shelter residents and people served by the mission, but also for me as a volunteer. UGM provides basic resources to those in need, but most importantly they provide unconditional acceptance and love to people who often feel lost and alone. Through a helping hand, hope, faith and prayer I have seen UGM transform many lives. I feel blessed to be able to serve alongside many dedicated volunteers and an amazing staff of God-centered people. What a gift to our community!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Seattle Union Gospel Mission, has been on point for many years! The work is difficult, the rewards sometimes fleeting, but following the model of Christ, they work as laborers sowing Love and Care in the dark places of our city. They not only attend to physical needs for the moment but follow through with services, that will allow those who chose, a way to return to a life within homes and jobs, lives that return value to all of society. I love SUGM! So many reasons why I support them!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Meeting the relational and physical needs of the homeless. This is exactly what Seattle's Union Gospel Mission does, and personally it has been an amazing experience to help them do this through the Search and Rescue program. UGM definitely makes it possible to reach out to those who are in great need in our community, and it is always great to volunteer for them. I would have never thought that giving people basic necessities would have been a help to anyone, until I did it myself. But it's more than giving the homeless these things, it's about doing it out of love and building relationships with these people. And that is what Seattle's Union does best.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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