Union Rescue Mission is one of the nation’s largest providers of continuous emergency shelter services for men, women, and children experiencing homelessness. URM also offers Hope Gardens, a transitional housing campus for single mothers and their children.
To learn more and hear the heart behind the mission, watch this video from URM’s CEO, Rev. Andy Bales.
WAYS TO SERVE:
DONATE like-new items to URM guests: clothing & shoes for all ages, children’s toys/games/books, household appliances & kitchenware, blankets, etc. Items may be dropped-off @ Bel Air Church: Sundays-Fridays, 9a-5p.
SERVE hot meals 3x/day to URM guests or engage in relationship through a mentor “companion” program (e.g. connect via phone or Zoom to pray and encourage).
CREATE “Love Your Neighbor” care packages at home. These packs are great to have in your car for times when you encounter an individual in need at a freeway exit, grocery store, and such. Suggested items: bottle of water, granola bar, socks, soap/sanitizer, toothbrush & toothpaste, handwritten note/scripture, Gospel of John booklet (can be found on Amazon), etc.