Showing all posts by tag "donation"
4 Reasons to Support Our Neighbors During Advent*
December 1st, 2023
Since 1985, UCOM has been in the trenches, right in the thick of the fight against the root causes of poverty. Will you or have you joined us in this place that is sometimes ugly and hard and where people are suffering hurts that feel impossible to bear?
You'll Be Glad You Did!
November 1st, 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) report released October 25, 2023, reveals hunger in America soared...
UCOM facing a crisis
September 21st, 2023
UCOM is currently facing the most significant financial hurdles of our nearly 40-year history. For the first time, the future of the organization, and the support you help provide to those in need, is in jeopardy.
Serious challenges lie ahead for UCOM and our neighbors and only you...
David's Healthy Adventure
August 1st, 2023
Taken from UCOM's Summer Newsletter
“It’s not just a handout but a friendship thing. You’re sharing something with someone.” This is what David had to say about the important place UCOM holds...
All Is Not Well
June 1st, 2023
No one appreciates the sentiments of Julian of Norwich better than I. “All shall be well, and all shall be well. And all manner of things shall be well.”
I appreciate the positive sense of this proverb especially when I need to remind myself that whatever...
Two Ways You Can Help to Eradicate Poverty
May 1st, 2023
Like many of our neighbors, Brenda works for less than $9 an hour, not enough to pay for childcare for her two pre-schoolers. If her 70-year-old mother-in-law were unwilling to watch the children for free, Brenda would lose money if she worked.
Food-service workers are, if anything,...
Benefits of recurring giving
April 1st, 2023
Look around you. So many of your neighbors never had the privileges that we have.
I urge you to experience these questions.
What would you do if you were abruptly unemployed?
What if this unemployment came on the heels of medical bills that depleted your savings?
Our Cup Runneth Over... Sometimes.
September 7th, 2016
By Erik Keener
Yesterday, following the long holiday weekend, UCOM received a tremendous bounty of donations. Food donations streamed into the pantry throughout the day. Thousands of pounds of produce, baked goods, canned products, and consumers goods made their way through our receiving...
What to do with that left-over flex account
December 3rd, 2010
Matt Anderson to Bruce Roller:
Hi Bruce. I would appreciate if you wrote a quick blog about what health care items that individuals could use their excess flex spending money on that organization like UCOM would benefit from receiving as donations. It’s possible I will have...