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212, 2016

Help us meet a huge food need this December

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Help us meet a huge food need this December

The June flood of this year has made the need for food this holiday season greater than it has been in a very long time. Many West Virginians are simply out of the financial resources [...]

1411, 2016

Papa Johns and WCHS are offering pizza in exchange for canned goods

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Papa Johns and WCHS are offering pizza in exchange for canned goods

Monday, November 21st, for one day only, Papa Johns and WCHS TV are teaming up to help Union Mission combat hunger this holiday season. During regular business hours at participating Papa Johns Pizza restaurants, bring [...]

311, 2016

$2.49 Can Provide a Meal this Holiday

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on $2.49 Can Provide a Meal this Holiday

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Along with the holidays comes colder temperatures. These temperatures can get us all in the holiday spirit, but for the homeless and hungry, they can turn deadly. November is [...]

211, 2016

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Concert

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Trans-Siberian Orchestra Concert

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be coming to Charleston on Wednesday, November 30 to do a performance at the Charleston Civic Center. This year they have chosen Union Mission as their charity partner for the event [...]

1309, 2016

2016 UMM CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT: The gift that gives back!

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on 2016 UMM CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT: The gift that gives back!

It’s that time of year again and here’s a look at the 2016 Union Mission Christmas ornament which will available beginning October 1, 2016. To pre-order, contact Terry Hodge 304.925-0366 ext. 145 or by email terry@wefeedpeople.com.

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Stories of Hope

We Feed People

Can you imagine going days without eating? What if you could not afford medicine and groceries? Which would you choose? These are real dilemmas that many face every day. It is hard to imagine as [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Stories of Hope|Comments Off on We Feed People

Rock Bottom

Hi, my name is Meresa. After my daddy died, I sank into deep and very dark depression. The pain was almost unbearable. I started smoking pot, drinking any chance I could get and taking my  daddy’s leftover Seroquel. I jumped [...]

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Rock Bottom

It’s amazing how God works.

Jim and Marie* had originally planned to sell their car which no longer had much value to them. God, however, had a different plan and worked through a friend who told another friend who told them about families who had lost [...]

September 1st, 2016|Categories: Stories of Hope|Comments Off on It’s amazing how God works.

Hello, I’m Mark

I am from Princeton and spent eighteen years in the military. I have served two tours in Iraq and was wounded while serving in Afghanistan. […]

November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Hello, I’m Mark

Randy

I am originally from Fayetteville but lived and worked in Ohio for many years. When I lost my job, I became homeless and moved around staying with friends. […]

August 28th, 2015|Categories: Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Randy
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Feeding People is What We Do

“We Feed People, It’s What We Do”! It’s more than a motto! This is woven into every aspect of our programs, services and mission. We feed people physically, and spiritually. It’s been said that the [...]

Addiction is a fire

Addiction is an all-consuming fire, which ignites its passion in every aspect of individuals’ body, mind and soul. It is not a respecter of persons in regard to age, gender, culture, race or social economic class. [...]

What kind of people frequent the mission?

We often have a “mindset” or preconceived idea of what kind of individual we would think would frequent a mission. We imagine a person who struggles with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or someone who [...]

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