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Hiring for Kitchen Positions

We are hiring for two important kitchen positions, Lead Cook and Food Service Director! Please help us share these job descriptions with anyone who may be interested in applying.  See below for job descriptions: Food Service Director The Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County is curre
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McFadden Lounge Makeover

Back in October 2013, a group of volunteers from a small group at Christ Chapel that had been doing women’s birthday parties in McFadden Lounge started talking to the ladies about the room and space. Since they had been coming to the lounge every month, they could tell it needed
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Gotta Have Sole Donation

The Gotta Have Sole Foundation called us to ask if we would like to receive a shoe donation for the kids living at the shelter a while back. We received the donation last week and got to give the shoes to our kiddos this Sunday! It was like Christmas morning when the they opened their
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More Than A Service Project

On Monday, March 3, Don Shisler, President and CEO and Chaplain Stanley Maneikis were invited to attend All Saints Episcopal School for a chapel service with the Middle School students. At the end of the service, it was explained that earlier in the year, students lived through an exp
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Let the Spring Cleaning Commence

As we enter into spring it is time for many of us to de-clutter, organize and make room for more. That’s exactly what we are doing here at UGM-TC. Every year around this time, we move out some of the items stored in our Warehouse and host a Rummage Sale to make room for the essential
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Mary Lou Retton LIVE: Thanks For A Great Event

UGM-TC held another successful event on Tuesday, February 25th. We were thrilled to welcome Olympic gymnast, Mary Lou Retton to the Mission before the event where she had the opportunity to take a tour with our President and CEO, Don Shisler. She was impressed with our facilities and
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Valentine’s Banquet for Women and Children

For several years now through a grant from Wal-Mart and the leadership of Anthony and Angela Drake, our women and children residents are invited to a lovely Valentine’s Banquet held at Southwest Baptist Seminary. The Banquet is such a treat for our residents allowing them to feel spec
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Residents Say No To Smoking

When residents first come to the Mission, there are usually many obstacles that need to be addressed before true transformation can take place. Many of these obstacles have to do with health. At UGM-TC, we try to educate residents and provide them with the tools they need to lead heal
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ALPHA Celebration

After the ALPHA Course is complete, residents turn out for the ALPHA “Celebration.” This year, after the traditional service of Evening Prayer, there was a tribute to a long time ALPHA Leader and bass guitar player-Bill Aldrich, who passed away a few weeks ago. The stories of Bill’s l
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Protecting The Homeless From The Flu

As you know, this year’s flu season has been the worst the DFW area has seen in years. In the homeless population where many sleep in close quarters with one another, it is imperative to protect them from getting the flu. One of the many ways we do this at the Mission is by educating
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