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Race Day

I, like many others, wondered what kind of weather would be in store for us on April 2. Was it going to be windy and rainy? Although the morning was chilly for the volunteers who got out of bed early to help the Hunger team set up for the Hunger…

Barb’s Training Update #3

Life vs. Training By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing Well, back on January 25 when I started this training, I had hoped I would be much farther along a week and a half before the Hunger Run. Honestly, I thought I’d be down 10 pounds, easily doing 100 kettle…

Second Harvest-Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

This past Monday, I left early from my internship at UGM and got to explore Second Harvest and all the great things they do for our community. First, I got a tour of Second Harvest’s warehouse by Heidi Moll, Second Harvest’s Marketing Manager. I had been to Second Harvest before but…

The Heart of UGM

By Kelsey Cobain, UGM Marketing Intern Many say that the heart of the home is in the kitchen. Now, this may not be true for every household, but at the Union Gospel Mission, I’ve found this saying true. Two weeks ago, I came into UGM prepared to spend my day…

Barb’s Training Update #2

By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing & Communications What’s better than running in a windowless room on a treadmill with pre-recorded words of encouragement coming from your phone: “Great job!” “Keep it up!” “You’re almost there!” Honestly, almost anything, but definitely, running with a No Boundaries group at Fleet…

Albertsons and Safeway Present the Hunger Run

By: Kelsey Cobain, UGM Marketing Intern The Albertsons/Safeway chain is joining in the fight against hunger by presenting the Hunger Run in partnership with Second Harvest and UGM. The Hunger Run is a 5k walk/run that will take place on April 2 in the Spokane Valley. The run is a great way to get outdoors…

Help Second Harvest Feed the Hungry

On February 10, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Why Run? Hunger Run Proceeds Feed the Hungry through Second Harvest What does it take to provide half a million pounds of food per week for hungry families in the Inland Northwest? You and your running (or walking) shoes. That’s right – by joining the first annual Hunger Run, a…

Meet Carrie

By: Kelsey Cobain, UGM Marketing Intern Carrie Horton is not just a Spokane native, devoted mother, and certified race coach of Road Runners Club of America. Carrie is also joining the Hunger Run team as our Race Director. What is entailed in directing a race? Actually a lot. I got to…

Barb’s Training Update #1

On February 7, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Like a Tortoise: Slow and Steady By Barbara Comito, UGM Director of Marketing Not much progress to report yet. A respiratory illness last weekend set me back a few days, but I was back on the treadmill two days this week and outside two more. I’ve repeated a few days…

Feeding The Hungry 365 Days A Year

On January 27, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

The Union Gospel Mission serves 1,000 meals a day at the average cost of just $1.84 per meal. Due to the high quantity of food donations the Union Gospel Mission receives from the community, they are able to serve hearty, warm, nutritious meals. At  UGM’s Men’s Shelter, people who come in…