Thrift Store Expanded Hours Kick-Off

Come celebrate the new expanded hours at Union Gospel Mission’s Thrift Store on Saturday, July 29 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 11611 SW Pacific Hwy in Tigard.  Our store has great bargains and revenue from the store supports the LifeChange recovery program.  

Video: Why Do People Become Homeless?

Have you ever wondered how people become homeless? Union Gospel Mission asked some of the people we serve to share their story. This is the first in a series of videos about homelessness. Video: Why Do People Become Homeless? from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Union Gospel Mission Expands Services for Homeless in Extreme Heat

Union Gospel Mission is expanding services for the homeless during the forecasted extreme heat this weekend. Union Gospel Mission will be open extended hours on Saturday, June 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Mission’s services are typically closed on Sunday, but will be open from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on … Read More

Real Change in LifeChange: James’ Story

James struggled with addiction and homelessness. Now he is restoring his relationship with his daughter and giving back to the community. Real Change in LifeChange: James' Story from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Make It a Summer of HOPE with KFIS and KPDQ

You can make it a Summer of Hope for someone in need. Listen to KPDQ on Tuesday June 13 and KFIS “The Fish” on June 14 to hear stories of how summer impacts the homeless and how you can help! $177 provides one meal per day all summer long for someone in need in our community!

Save the Date: Join us September 16 for a Celebration!

Union Gospel Mission 90 Years

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 16! Union Gospel Mission will be hosting a celebration marking 90 years of serving Portland. Union Gospel Mission was founded in 1927, and our theme is “The Best Things in Life are Free” a hit song from that year. Our event will feature great music and amazing stories of how God has transformed lives … Read More

Real Change in LifeChange: Ashley’s Story

A drug addiction and domestic violence prevented Ashley from being the mom she wanted to be for her young sons. Now Ashley and her boys are finding hope at Union Gospel Mission. Real Change in LifeChange: Ashley's Story from Union Gospel Mission on Vimeo.

Tea and Fashion Show a Great Success!

Union Gospel Mission’s first ever Tea and Fashion Show to benefit women and children in LifeChange was a great success! Many thanks to Embassy Suites Washington Square in Tigard, to our Emcee, KPDQ’s Georgene Rice and the models from Kelly Mooney Photography for making the event so wonderful! Everyone enjoyed the tea party, fashions from Union Gospel Mission’s thrift store … Read More

Summer Needs for Children at Union Gospel Mission

We want to make it a memorable summer for the children in LifeChange. School will be out soon, and we want to provide them with fun and enriching activities. Our top needs are: Art Supplies: Watercolors, scissors, glue, colored chalk, popsicle sticks, paint brushes, plastic tablecloths, feathers and play doh. Sports Equipment: Soccer balls, cones, giant blow up balls, footballs, … Read More