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Media Advisory: Union Gospel Mission to Host Easter Brunch for the Homeless (Photo) - 04/21/19

Portland, OR – At Union Gospel Mission’s Annual Easter Brunch, the Mission expects to serve 500 meals to people experiencing homelessness and who are in need. The event takes place at Union Gospel Mission at 15 NW Third Avenue in Portland, on Sunday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is a free event open to anyone in need.

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Easter Volunteer 2018
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Union Gospel Mission to Provide 500 Meals on Easter Sunday (Photo) - 04/15/19

For Immediate Release                                                Contact: Keith Feher

April 15, 2019                                                               503-274-4483

                                                                                     503-702-3810 (cell)

 

Union Gospel Mission to Provide 500 Meals on Easter Sunday

Portland, OR – At Union Gospel Mission’s Annual Easter Brunch, the Mission expects to serve 500 meals to people experiencing homelessness and who are in need. The event takes place at Union Gospel Mission at 15 NW Third Avenue in Portland, on Sunday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is a free event open to anyone in need.

To host an event this size, Union Gospel Mission will be utilizing over 120 volunteers, preparing 500 Easter gift bags, and serving;

-300 lbs. of ham

-1,200 eggs

-600 biscuits

-40 gallons of sausage gravy

-600 fruit cups

-600 cinnamon rolls

-60 gallons of coffee

“It’s that simple touch of human kindness that helps get you through the day,” said Randy, Mission Easter guest.

Union Gospel Mission is seeking financial support for the Easter event, and donations of coffee, travel size deodorant, toothpaste, and small packets of wet wipes. To give a donation, go to ugmportland.org. Items can be dropped off at 3 NW Third Avenue Portland.

About Union Gospel Mission: Union Gospel Mission’s purpose is “Feeding the hungry, restoring the addict and loving our neighbor.” Union Gospel Mission has been serving Portland since 1927. Union Gospel Mission provides meals and care for the homeless and operates LifeChange -- a transformative recovery program for men, women and children. Contact Union Gospel Mission at 503-274-4483 or ugmportland.org and @ugmpdx.

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2018 Easter
2018 Easter
Union Gospel Mission Preparing to Serve 500 Meals on Easter Sunday (Photo) - 04/08/19

For Immediate Release                                                Contact: Keith Feher

April 8, 2019                                                                 503-274-4483

                                                                                     503-702-3810 (cell)

 

Union Gospel Mission Preparing to Serve 500 Meals on Easter Sunday

Portland, OR – At Union Gospel Mission’s Annual Easter Brunch, the Mission expects to serve 500 meals to those experiencing homelessness and in need. The event takes place at Union Gospel Mission, on Sunday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is a free event open to anyone in need.

This year’s menu consists of ham, scrambled eggs with cheese, biscuits with sausage gravy, a fruit cup, cinnamon rolls and coffee, orange juice and water to drink. The mission is also assembling 500 gift bags which will include socks, hand warmers, a hat, and a hygiene kit.

To host an event this size, more than 120 volunteers will be involved in preparations and serving the day of the event.  

“We could use more hams for our Easter celebration as well as ground or whole bean coffee,” said Lori Quinney, food service coordinator at Union Gospel Mission.

Union Gospel Mission is also seeking donations of travel size deodorant, toothpaste and small packets of wet wipes. Items can be dropped off at 3 NW Third Avenue Portland. Financial support for the Easter event can be made online at www.ugmportland.org or mailed to 3 NW Third Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97209.

About Union Gospel Mission: Union Gospel Mission’s purpose is “Feeding the hungry, restoring the addict and loving our neighbor.” Union Gospel Mission has been serving Portland since 1927. Union Gospel Mission provides meals and care for the homeless and operates LifeChange -- a transformative recovery program for men, women and children. Contact Union Gospel Mission at 503-274-4483 or ugmportland.org and @ugmpdx.

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Attached Media Files: 2018 Easter , 2018 Easter