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Mission updates, events, and news. Your inside look at what’s happening today.

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This holiday season, you can provide a warm welcome to our guests by donating a meal, holding a drive, or purchasing Christmas gifts. See all holiday giving options here.

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The Gift of Song: how a UGM chapel provider offers more than a church service

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Healing from Addiction: Shanena's written testimony

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Valuable and Worthy: Debra’s Journey Toward Holistic Recovery

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Watch this video complication of all our Giving Tuesday interviews to see how your gifts are blessing UGM guests.

 

“Why would God spend any time working on somebody like me with all the things I’ve done in my past?”

- Dionne, March Mission News

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Events

Upcoming and ongoing events

Volunteer
Orientation

Spokane 

Men’s Shelter and Recovery Program
Second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Alternating between Anna Ogden Hall and the Crisis Shelter for Women and Children:
Fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Call 509.535.8510 for more information and to sign up for an orientation.

Coeur d’Alene 

Center for Women and Children
Second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
 
(December’s orientations are cancelled.)

Register or check upcoming orientations here. Call 208.665.4673 for more information.

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 Shelter needs*

Priority:
Clear Gatorade

(sugar-free and regular)

Arch supports
(Dr. Scholl’s, Superfeet, etc.)

Warm socks
(extra wide/large)

Mayo

Coffee

Cooking oil

Sugar

Flour

Bottled water

Clear Gatorade

Eggs

Milk


  Please see our Food Donations Guidelines.

Razors

Deodorant

Cough drops

Ear plugs

Underwear

Laundry detergent
(powder or pods only)

Dryer sheets

Diapers (size 5)

Pull-ups (size 5)

Baby wipes

(17) 2023 spiral-bound planners

Soft pants
(sizes M-4XL, but especially M-L)

Hoodies and sweatshirts
(sizes M-4XL)

Winter coats
(all adult sizes)

Tennis shoes
(sizes 7 and up)

Tank tops
(M-4XL)

Pull-ups
(sizes 2T- 6T) 

Hats and gloves
(baby/toddler/kids’ sizes) 

Sheets
(twin-size, fitted and flat)

Blankets and quilts

Disposable bed pads

Pillows

Baby bottles
(large, Evenflo brand)

Toothbrushes
(adult)

Unexpired baby food
(stage 2 and stage 3, all types)

Milk

Butter

Yogurt

Shredded cheeses

Half-and-half

Dryer sheets

Tide pods

Bath towels

Full-size sheet sets

Chapstick

Face wipes

Body wash

Loofas

Small waste basket

Personal size tissue packets

Insulated coffee mugs

Instructions:

*Mark your donation specifying the shelter.

Drop off at:
1224 E Trent Ave., Spokane, WA or
196 W Haycraft Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID


Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Donation Guidelines

“It was that same day that I started to feel hope.”

- Johanna, former Crisis Shelter resident

Educational resources

FREE E-BOOKS, TIP SHEETS, AND OTHER DOWNLOADS


E-Book - Lessons from a Homeless Shelter Tip Sheet - How to Help a Panhandler E-Book - Homelessness 101 E-Book - Lessons from a Homeless Shelter Tip Sheet - How to Help a Panhandler E-Book - Homelessness 101