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Snacks for a Cause Launched to Support UGM Dallas Homeless Shelter

Dallas, Texas December 7, 2021 – Snacks for a Cause, an online gift-giving site, was launched to help support Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas. Snacks for a Cause enables consumers to shop for snack gift boxes while supporting a great cause, as a portion of the proceeds go to support UGM Dallas Homeless Shelter. The […]

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UGM Dallas and Shelter KC Compete to Tackle Homelessness Ahead of Big Game

Dallas, Texas November 19, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas and Shelter KC are going head to head to Tackle Homelessness ahead of the big game on November 21st. Click to Watch Video While both towns boast of having the best football team and the best barbeque, unfortunately both towns also struggle with a growing […]

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Veterans at UGM Dallas Given a Reason to Smile on Veterans Day

Dallas, Texas November 12, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas honored their veterans by teaming up with Dr. Natalie Stimpson of Scripted Smiles Mobile Dental services, who offered free dental service to the veterans residing at the shelter. Click to View Photos With veterans making up 8% of the country’s homeless population, UGM Dallas and […]

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UGM Dallas Joins North Texas Giving Day To Give Hope To The Homeless

Dallas, Texas September 20, 2021 – North Texas Giving Day is around the corner, and for non-profit organizations, like Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas, the one-day online giving event provides a large portion of their annual funding. For donors, the benefit of giving on September 23rd is that as the result of a match giving grant, donations made […]

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Commerce Fork Food Company Teams Up with UGM Dallas for “Eat Great Food and Do Good” on North Texas Giving Day – September 23rds

When/Where:          Thursday, September 23rd, 9AM-9PMCommerce Fork Food Co. 921 W. Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75208  Commerce Fork Food Co. and Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas are inviting the local community and the media to join them on North Texas Giving Day, September 23rd, to support the homeless in Dallas County. As part of NTGD, participating restaurants within Commerce Fork […]

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UGM Dallas Supports “Defenders of Freedom Dinner” Honoring Veterans for Their Bravery

Dallas, Texas September 10, 2021 – Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas recognized and honored veterans living at the Calvert Men’s Shelter by inviting them to attend “An Evening with Patriots Dinner” hosted by Defenders of Freedom. The dinner helped provide emergency financial assistance to post 9/11 veterans. The event speaker, Hamody Jasim, is the author […]

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UGM Dallas Tees Off to Support the Homeless with the William H. Thompson Memorial Golf Classic

Dallas, Texas September 8, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas’s hosted the William H. Thompson Memorial Golf Classic on September 8th at Tour 18 Golf Course to bring awareness and hope to the homeless in Dallas. This the 29th year of the event, which carries on the legacy of former UGM CEO, affectionally know as […]

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UGM Dallas Joins North Texas Giving Day to Give Hope to the Homeless

Dallas, Texas September 1, 2021 – When the pandemic forced everyone to stay at home, Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas gave the homeless community 24/7 shelter. As part of UGM’s commitment to Shield the Homeless, they provided more than just a hot meal and a warm bed. UGM Dallas offered recovery programs, education programs, job […]

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UGM Dallas Hosts Community-Wide Back to School Event to Benefit Dallas ISD Families

Dallas, Texas August 11, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas  announced they will host their first-ever outdoor, community-wide Back to School event, The Timothy Project, at UGM Dallas Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter located at 4815 Cass Street, Dallas, on Friday, August 13, 2021. The event will take place from 10:00am to 2:00pm […]

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UGM Dallas Creates Community Event to Assist Families in Need with Back to School

Dallas, Texas July 23, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas has partnered with iFratelli Pizza and The Original Pancake House DFW to make an impact on the 1 in 3 children living in poverty in Dallas County as they prepare to head back to school. UGM Dallas will host The Timothy Project, their first annual […]

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UGM Dallas Hosts Community-Wide Back to School Event to Benefit Dallas ISD Families

Dallas, Texas August 11, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas  announced they will host their first-ever outdoor, community-wide Back to School event, The Timothy Project, at UGM Dallas Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter located at 4815 Cass Street, Dallas, on Friday, August 13, 2021. The event will take place from 10:00am to 2:00pm […]

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UGM Dallas Creates Community Event to Assist Families in Need with Back to School

Dallas, Texas July 23, 2021 –Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas has partnered with iFratelli Pizza and The Original Pancake House DFW to make an impact on the 1 in 3 children living in poverty in Dallas County as they prepare to head back to school. UGM Dallas will host The Timothy Project, their first annual […]

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SCIS, SteriFlight, and UGM Dallas are Shielding the Homeless with UVC Sanitization

July 23, 2021 – Dallas, Texas. The media is invited today as UGM Dallas Center of Hope will be benefitting from the “Protecting the Community” campaign which utilizes UVC equipment to sanitize their facility. The sanitization process helps reduce the spread of COVID-19 to the communities most vulnerable members. Click to View Images Throughout the […]

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The Original Pancake House DFW Believes One Good Deed Deserves Another

Dallas, TX – July 16th, 2021 The Original Pancake House DFW (OPH-DFW) has partnered with UGM Dallas to send children living in homeless shelters back to school with brand new school supplies. When Guests perform a good deed by donating supplies, OPH-DFW will return the good deed with 10% off breakfast and lunch orders. OPH-DFW […]

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SCIS, SteriFlight, and UGM Dallas are Shielding the Homeless with UVC Sanitization

May 14, 2021 – Dallas, Texas  Gregg Cohen, President of SteriFlight and Randy Barnard, President of SCIS Air Security, teamed up in support UGM Dallas for their charitable campaign “Protecting the Community” UVC Sanitization. Click to Watch Informational Video Throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, UGM Dallas has opened the doors to the homeless men, women, children, and veterans in the Dallas community […]

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Union Gospel Mission Dallas Annual Coat Drives Shields Homeless from Cold

Dallas, Texas –December 7, 2020 – Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas gladly accepted the generous donation of over 70 coats from Discipleship Ministries Inc., a church located in Red Oak. The coats donated will be given to UGM Dallas residents to shield them from the cold as temperatures drop during winter months. Click for Photos […]

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The Original Pancake House DFW and Union Gospel Mission Dallas Partner with Collin Corporate College on Timely Webinar Series

Dallas, Texas – October 27, 2020 Collin Corporate College, an educational and skills training resource for businesses, partnered with The Original Pancake House DFW and Union Gospel Mission Dallas to offer a webinar, “COVID 19 – The Impact on Employee Mental Health”.  Featured Speaker, Dr. Michael J. Maxwell, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, provided local executives with […]

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Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas Hosts an Evening at TopGolf

Dallas, Texas – September 8, 2020 – On August 27th, 2020, Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas hosted An Evening at TopGolf.  UGM Dallas usually hosts their annual William M. Thompson Golf Classic, one of their top yearly fundraising events, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they were unable to do so.  Eager to get out and […]

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Union Gospel Mission Dallas Giving Comes Full Circle

Dallas, Texas – September 1, 2020 – William Thompson, known at Calvary Bible Church and Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas as “Brother Bill”, served the homeless in Dallas since 1983 and as the Executive Director of Union Gospel Mission Dallas from 1988 to 2017 when God called him to his eternal home. Recently, UGM Dallas […]

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WiseLift Chair Company Supports UGM Dallas Shielding the Homeless Campaign

Dallas, TX – April 1, 2020  WiseLift, designer of the most advanced sleeper and lift chair, has joined the Shielding the Homeless campaign with Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UGM Dallas has taken in hundreds of additional homeless men, women, children and veterans who are now being housed 24 […]

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