Urgent Need: Blankets and Sleeping Bags for the Homeless

It is cold out there! We have an urgent need for blankets and sleeping bags. Giving these items is EASY. Just go to our Amazon Wish List and select the items you want to buy and they will ship directly to the Mission! A blanket or sleeping bag makes a huge difference to someone who is homeless!

Paper Turkey Campaign Makes a Difference

Anthony volunteered to help pack Paper Turkey Thanksgiving Food Baskets in 2016. In past years, his family had been a recipient of a Thanksgiving Food Basket. The Paper Turkey campaign helps families in need. Give today! Paper Turkey Campaign Makes a Difference from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Paper Turkey is Back!

What is a “Paper Turkey” and how can it help a family in need this Thanksgiving? Check out this video: UGMPortland Presents: Paper Turkey 2017 from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Video: Operation Overcoat 2017

A big thanks to all of the donors and volunteers who helped make Operation Overcoat 2017 possible. Check out the video to see the sights and sounds of the event. Operation Overcoat 2017 from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Video: Celebrating 90 Years: Changing Lives

As Union Gospel Mission celebrates 90 years of serving Portland, we share the most recent chapter in our history – the founding of LifeChange. Celebrating 90 Years: Changing Lives from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo. This is the third in a series of videos celebrating Union Gospel Mission’s 90 years of serving Portland. Check out the first video, focused on … Read More

Celebrating 90 Years of Service: The Ripple Effect

A young girl attends a Union Gospel Mission bible camp in 1956. A young man volunteers at Union Gospel Mission chapel service in 1968. These interactions set off a ripple effect, and many lives have been touched in the years since. Celebrating 90 Years of Service: Ripple Effect from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo. This is the second in a … Read More

Movie Fundraiser “Same Kind of Different As Me” October 18

Join us at Cinetopia Progress Ridge in Beaverton for a special pre-screening of the “Same Kind of Different As Me” on Wednesday, October 18 at 6:45 p.m. This movie is the inspirational true story from Union Gospel Mission in Dallas, Texas. Purchase tickets and proceeds benefit Portland’s Union Gospel Mission! We hope to see you there for a wonderful movie … Read More

New Video: Early Years at Union Gospel Mission

2017 marks the 90th year of Union Gospel Mission serving Portland. Jim and Mary Dryden, supporters and volunteers, have a special connection to the founding of the Mission. Learn their story and the history of the  Mission in this video: Celebrating 90 Years of Union Gospel Mission: Early Days from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo. You can make a special … Read More

Operation Overcoat 2017

At Operation Overcoat 2017 thousands of articles of clothing were given away and over 1,360 meals were served. Thank you to all who donated and the wonderful volunteers!   

Operation Overcoat this Saturday Sept. 30

Operation Overcoat is happening this Saturday, September 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This a free event open to anyone in need. Union Gospel Mission will be closing off the street in front of the Mission on NW Third Avenue between Burnside and Couch streets and Couch street between Third and Fourth Avenues. We will be giving away clothing, … Read More