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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…

Race Day

I, like many others, wondered what kind of weather would be in store for us on April 2. Was it going to be windy and rainy? Although the morning was chilly for the volunteers who got out of bed early to help the Hunger team set up for the Hunger…

Barb’s Training Update #3

Life vs. Training By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing Well, back on January 25 when I started this training, I had hoped I would be much farther along a week and a half before the Hunger Run. Honestly, I thought I’d be down 10 pounds, easily doing 100 kettle…

Second Harvest-Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

This past Monday, I left early from my internship at UGM and got to explore Second Harvest and all the great things they do for our community. First, I got a tour of Second Harvest’s warehouse by Heidi Moll, Second Harvest’s Marketing Manager. I had been to Second Harvest before but…

The Heart of UGM

By Kelsey Cobain, UGM Marketing Intern Many say that the heart of the home is in the kitchen. Now, this may not be true for every household, but at the Union Gospel Mission, I’ve found this saying true. Two weeks ago, I came into UGM prepared to spend my day…

Barb’s Training Update #2

By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing & Communications What’s better than running in a windowless room on a treadmill with pre-recorded words of encouragement coming from your phone: “Great job!” “Keep it up!” “You’re almost there!” Honestly, almost anything, but definitely, running with a No Boundaries group at Fleet…

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