Dallas, TX – November 14, 2019 Union Gospel Mission (UGM) Dallas Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter was one of the beneficiaries of the 3rd Annual American Airlines EBRG Golf Classic, presented by Generation Now and Family Matters. Over 125 players endured rainy conditions on the pristine Bear Creek Golf Course to show their support and raise funds for UGM Dallas Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter and American Airlines Family Fund. View Photos
“We are extremely grateful for the support and donations we received that will allow us to sustain the programs that assist single women and their children at our center,” stated Bruce Butler, CEO of UGM Dallas. “Center of Hope is often the first step on the road to independence for women escaping an abusive situation or those who have fallen on hard times.”
UGM Dallas Center of Hope Women and Children’s Shelter can house up to 235 residents. The center offers safe shelter for homeless and abused women and their children, three meals a day, life skills classes, a medical clinic and an on-site Child Development Center. For more information on UGM Dallas, please visit www.ugmdallas.org
About UGM Dallas
Established in 1949, Union Gospel Mission Dallas (the Mission) has been restoring lives through the word of Jesus Christ. This 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.