Every summer, kind-hearted donors partner with UGM to send over
500 kids to an amazing week at a BC summer camp. A week at
summer camp can give a kid the confidence they need to thrive.
It’s a life-changing opportunity for a kid to develop new
skills, make friends, learn from positive role models, and play in
Coffee is a common ground.
And a steaming cup with a little sugar sparks conversations and
meaningful connections between our outreach workers and those we
“Sometimes, all our guests need is someone to listen.
A cup of coffee can set the stage for that listening to
happen,” - Dan, UGM Cornerstone Volunteer
Invite friends and family to join you in providing hope,
warmth, and hot meals to members of the Downtown Eastside
For every $3.29 that you and your friends
raise, you're giving a full, nutritious meal to a man, woman
or child in need.
In UGM’s Alcohol & Drug Recovery Programs, men and
women have the opportunity to re-build their lives. Our live-in
recovery programs offer freedom from addictive lifestyles,
equipping each person with the tools to live a healthy life long
after leaving UGM.
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Open 365 days a year, UGM’s Emergency Shelter gives men
without shelter a safe place to sleep that’s warm, dry, and
supportive. Our shelter facilities provide up to 72 beds for men
struggling to find a place to call home. Each guest is given the
dedicated care and grace-filled attention they deserve.
"I'd never thought about staying in a shelter. But
There are thousands of women struggling to survive every
day in the Downtown Eastside, and families who face the challenges
of growing up below the poverty line.
Union Gospel Mission provides women and families with a
safe, caring environment, and tangible help through
a range of supportive programs and services.