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Christmas 2021
Christmas 2021
Union Gospel Mission Will Serve 300 Meals Christmas Day to Neighbors in Need (Photo) - 12/24/21

For Immediate Release                                                                               Contact: Courtney Dodds 

December 23, 2021                                                                                    Cell: 971-275-2334


Union Gospel Mission Will Serve 300 Meals Christmas Day to Neighbors in Need


Portland, Ore., - Union Gospel Mission will serve 300 meals on Christmas Day at 10 am at 15 NW Third Avenue in Portland. Due to the ongoing pandemic, they will once again serve the meal to-go rather than have a sit-down indoor meal in the dining hall. 

The meal will be ham, Au Gratin potatoes, green beans with bacon and onion, a hot dinner roll and butter, tropical fruit salad with marshmallows, coconut, and whipped cream, pie, and a snack sack for later in the day. They will also have coffee and bottled water. 

“On a day when most businesses are closed and many people are home with their families, we are so blessed to be able to provide a meal, a smile and a kind word to someone who might not otherwise have anything to eat or drink or any human connection on Christmas Day. I hope we will make a difference in that person’s life,” said Lori Quinney Food Service Director for Union Gospel Mission. 

If you would like to help the Mission provide meals and vital services to those in need visit www.ugmportland.org/donate, call 503-274-4483 or mail a check to 3 NW Third Avenue Portland, OR 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 community for men, women and children. Contact Union Gospel Mission at 503-274-4483, ugmportland.org or on social media @ugmpdx 


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