Dallas, TX – December 11, 2019 Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas Center of Hope residents were guests of American Airlines Generation Now Employee Business Resource Group during a recent holiday event held at the C.R. Smith Museum. During the event, UGM Dallas Center of Hope attendees visited the museum free of charge to learn the history of flight, watched a holiday movie, met Santa and received a gift. Click for Photos
“The Center of Hope residents had a magical day as the American Airlines employees created an unforgettable holiday event that allowed them to experience joy and hope during the holiday season,” stated Bruce Butler, CEO of UGM Dallas.
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About UGM Dallas
Established in 1949, Union Gospel Mission Dallas, a faith-based nonprofit organization, supports individuals and families experiencing homelessness with shelter, food and clothing, as well as a Discipleship and recovery program, vocational job training and development, state-licensed child care services, medical care, transportation, substance abuse prevention, and transitional and permanent housing.
In 2018, the Mission assisted individuals in Dallas County by providing more than 188,026 nights of shelter and serving 582,433 meals. UGM Dallas also houses 181 veterans in our men’s shelter each month who were previously homeless. Forty-five percent of the clients who received services from UGM Dallas were first-time clients. These men, women and children represent the living, breathing embodiment of the grace of change, and the Mission is committed to doing everything possible to transform lives to end homelessness one person at a time.