The Hunger Run
Two charities. One cause.
A collaboration of the Union Gospel Mission and Second Harvest.

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Running as Part of Recovery

By Heather and Aeriell Heather is finishing Women’s Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall. The Hunger Run was her first attempt at running and led to some BIG changes for her, including completing her first half-marathon. Aeriell works for Union Gospel Mission as an administrative assistant for Men’s Recovery, as well…

Safeway/Albertsons – Great Partners in the Fight Against Hunger

By Tairsa Worman For the second year in a row, Safeway Albertsons is proud to be the title sponsor of the 2017 Inland Northwest Hunger Run.  Last year more than 100 Safeway Albertsons employees and their families participated in the event and are looking forward to running and volunteering again…

My First 5K!

By Barbara Woods, Hunger Run 2016 Participant Last year, I was fresh out of the Union Gospel Mission Center for Women and Children and eager to find positive activities to dive into with the warm weather approaching. I signed up for the Hunger Run simply because I wanted something to…

Nutrition: New Habits Start Small

By Jennifer Van Cott, CEO/Founder Pantry Fuel It’s up to you. It’s up to me. It’s up to each of us to find the value in our health TODAY by creating small habits that build into the lifestyle we create. We must ask ourselves, why is it that we are OK…

A Note from Hunger Run Race Director Carrie Horton

As a race director, running coach and runner of many years, I was preparing for just another race experience as we set up for our inaugural Hunger Run last year. Lists were checked and double-checked, racers were getting ready, and most importantly, we were raising money for two very worthy organizations:…

UGM Internship

As I am nearing the end of my time in Spokane and as a marketing intern for the Union Gospel Mission, I can’t help but reflect on my time spent in the community. I have been part of the Spokane community for 4 years. During this time, I have seen…

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