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9 Ways UCOM is better by HAELFS

August 7th, 2017

Five resource centers, including UCOM, are partnering with Access of West Michigan, Heart of West Michigan United Way, the Kent County Health Department, Heartside Gleaning Initiative, several local farms and other organizations to promote living healthy/eating healthy principles.


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UCOM's Two New Program Goals for 2011-2016 (Part 1)

January 27th, 2011

Helping 300 of our neighbors to establish their own sustainable box gardens over the next five years is just one of the far-reaching and lasting goals United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) in Wyoming MI established for itself this week. In 2011 UCOM will determine the feasibility of raised box...

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Is Urban Gardening Just for Yuppies

July 9th, 2010

Is urban gardening only for the yuppies among us? Does anyone under 50 remember what a yuppie is (was?)? OK, I’ve dated myself—yuppies were young upwardly-mobile professionals. The question remains.

As UCOM, the basic needs service provider for which I work, looks toward developing...

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