Food and Shelter

“If one of my kids was homeless, I’d want somebody taking care of them like UGM does.”

– Marchauna Rodgers, who with her six children regularly serves lunch at the Men’s Shelter.

The Need

The Need

When you’re worried about surviving, it’s hard to think beyond the next meal, the next place to lay your head.



people in our region are homeless tonight.

1 in 7

people struggle with hunger every day.

1 in 4

children experience chronic food shortages at home.


Because of you,

UGM is here to welcome the hungry and homeless, providing food, shelter, clothing, medical care, legal services and case management to more than 5,000 people in one year.

Watch Jody talk about what staying at UGM has done for him.

Impact of your
gifts in 2021

nights of shelter provided.
meals served.
clinic visits (vision, medical, dental).