Challenges are a part of life but when they hit you all at once, would you be able to stand strong? Without support or family to lean on, it can be easy to fall down when times get tough. This is where Shane found himself after moving to Georgia.
As a vetern in the U.S. Army, Peter struggled with a larger battle at home. Union Mission exists to help people like Peter retake control of their lives and leave homelessness behind. Thank you for sharing hope and help in our community.read more
Pat Youngquist | Executive Director EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COLUMN THANK YOU FOR BEING A HOPE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW Each year, hundreds of men, women, and children come to Union Mission looking for a beacon to light their way to a new life. Here they find safe beds, hot...read more
PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT Graduating Class #82 Article & Photographs by Emily Bressler Graduates Full of Hope Union Mission partners with The Landings Club, United Way, and The University of Georgia to offer a free 8-week job training program. During this program,...read more
Pat Youngquist | Interim Executive Director EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COLUMN YOU ARE A BRIGHT LIGHT HOPE Each year, hundreds of men, women, and children come to Union Mission looking for a beacon to light their way to a new life. Here they...read more
STORIES OF CHANGE Latesha and son Article & Photographs by Maggie Lynn Losing a family member is difficult even when everything else is going right. For someone trying to break the cycle of helplessness, it can be the event that knocks you down. But after losing her...read more
David Paddison | Board Chair CHAIRMAN'S COLUMN THANK YOU FOR CHANGING LIVES IN OUR COMMUNITY With news that homelessness is on the rise in our community, it can be hard to see how the support of one person can make a difference. The problem...read more