Stories of Hope

Homeless and hurting men, women and children come to the doors of the Mission every day. Their stories are as different as they are. The Union Mission gives them a safe haven, a hot meal, clean clothing and a place to find self-respect and regain dignity once again; a place of hope for a better tomorrow.



“Being here (the Mission) made me realize the world is full of sin. Reading the word of the Lord has really changed my life. There’s no better feeling than waking up in the morning with no worries on your mind, thanks to God. If not for the Mission, I’d be on the streets or in jail.”
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“I had a warped idea of what homelessness was and now I realize it can happen to anyone.”
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“When life didn’t go the way I wanted I got angry at God. But, it’s still up to you to choose. If you can’t trust Him well enough to commit to His ideas, you’re on your own. Now, I have a chance to do it right.”
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“God gave me another chance to be in His arms and pulled me back from death so many times. He’s putting words in my mouth and love in my soul. Everyone here has blessed me.”
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“The staff is wonderful, supportive in everything. There is a sweetness here that you can’t get paid enough for. You can get so down on yourself, but they help you believe you can do what you want to do.”
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“I was scared and didn’t know what to expect. I had never been in that situation before. I had this emptiness in me, a deep, dark hole I could never fill up. I needed to get back to where I had been spiritually.”
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