110 Ways to serve Union Mission

If you have ever wondered how you can help Union Mission, we have a list for you to see. Introducing our 110 Ways to Support Union Mission list. We hope this list will give some ideas of the area with which we need help. If you would like to participate in any of these ideas, contact us.

  • 1. Send a monthly donation to Union Mission
  • 2. Join the Buck A Day Program
  • 3. Join the Fishes and Loaves Program
  • 4. Donate in honor of an important person in your life - if Union Mission has name and address, we will advise a gift has been received from you in their honor
  • 5. Set up a recurring donation
  • 6. Find 10 people who will donate together
  • 7. Have a yard sale and donate the proceeds
  • 8. Dimes for Dinners - Collect dimes in a water bottle
  • 9. Fuel Cards for Union Mission trucks
  • 10. Donate proceeds from a fundraiser
  • 11. Save your change for a year and donate to Union Mission
  • 12. Donate for the Crossroads Men’s Shelter
  • 13. Sponsor a Union Mission event
  • 14. Donate for Brookside Family Life Center
  • 15. Estates and Trusts – Remember Union Mission in your will
  • 16. Donate in memory of a loved one
  • 17. Stocks and Bonds
  • 18. Jean Day at Work! (employees pay a $1 to wear jeans)
  • 19. NIP Credits
  • 20. Participate in a UM event and obtain pledges
  • 21. Shop at Union Mission Thrift Store
  • 22. Buy Crafts from Union Mission Foundation Program
  • 23. Purchase pallets from the Pallet Shop
  • 24. Donate to the Union Mission Coin Boxes at local stores
  • 25. Place a Union Mission Coin Box at your place of business
  • 26. Donate with coupons from the Annual Report Calendar
  • 27. Purchase from the Union Mission Ebay Store
  • 28. Donate from the Union Mission Christmas Catalog to provide an item of choice
  • 29. Make a donation for the holiday food distributions
  • 30. Sell our crafts at your event or store
  • 31. Scholarships to send men and women to school
  • 32. Set up a fundraiser at your church or workplace
  • 33. Prepaid Visa cards
  • 34. Kicking Back to Give Back – Wear a hat day! - Pay a $1 and wear a hat to work!
  • 35. Sponsor a day of activities at Brookside, Crossroads or Foundations or an event away from the Mission
  • 36. Provide the cost of providing milk for the children at Brookside for a day, week or month
  • 37. Provide the cost of one man in Foundations for a day, week or month
  • 38. Provide cost of child care for a child at Brookside for a day, week or month
  • 39. Provide cost of serving a meal item used on a daily basis
  • 40. Provide the costs of housing a mother and children a day, week or month
  • 41. Sponsor a table at the Union Mission annual banquet
  • 42. Provide the costs for a man to stay at Crossroads for a day, week or month
  • 43. Clothing
  • 44. Household Items
  • 45. Equipment
  • 46. Trash bags
  • 47. Vehicles
  • 48. Property
  • 49. Cemetery Lots
  • 50. Coats for Coat Drive
  • 51. Furniture
  • 52. Bus Tickets
  • 53. Power Tools for Union Mission Pallet/Wood Shop
  • 54. Pallets and recyclable wood to Union Mission Pallet /Wood Shop
  • 55. Donate a box of food a month
  • 56. Provide a child with a coat, gloves, hat and scarf for winter
  • 57. Instead of a group exchanging Christmas gifts – buy for those at Crossroads, Foundations and/or Brookside
  • 58. Clean out things and donate to Union Mission
  • 59. Purchase training software for those at Union Mission shelters
  • 60. Make quilts for beds at the Brookside Family Life Center
  • 61. Crochet mats for homeless to sleep on from grocery bags
  • 62. Fill a backpack with school supplies for a child in need
  • 63. Send a care package to a man, woman or child
  • 64. Send an Easter basket to a child
  • 65. Donate recyclable metals
  • 66. Donate office supplies
  • 67. Donate building materials
  • 68. Donate new or slightly used toys to the Brookside Preschool
  • 69. Donate new toys to the Union Mission Christmas Toy Shop
  • 70. Support Union Mission Food Drives
  • 71. Bring a friend to an event
  • 72. Join the Food Fight in October
  • 73. Adopt A Family for Christmas
  • 74. Participate or sponsor the first Union Mission Open Golf Tournament
  • 75. Walk/run in the Drumstick Dash
  • 76. Support the Toy Drive/Toy Shop
  • 77. Invite Union Mission Foundations Program to sing at your church
  • 78. Invite a Union Mission speaker to share the message at your church
  • 79. Be a sponsor on the Annual Report Calendar
  • 80. Sponsor the Drumstick Dash
  • 81. Sponsor the Golf Tournament
  • 82. Be a sponsor at the annual Union Mission Banquet
  • 83. Be a volunteer at the Union Mission Thrift Store – sorting clothing and misc. items
  • 84. Front desk receptionist-greet guest and answer phone
  • 85. Food Basket Signups
  • 86. Adopt A Family
  • 87. Drumstick Dash
  • 88. Adopt A Meal – Prepare and serve a meal once a month at Crossroads, Brookside or Foundations
  • 89. Oversee or participate in a fundraiser within your church or school to raise funding or goods for Union Mission programs
  • 90. Mailing volunteer-stuff envelopes for Union Mission mailings
  • 91. Foundations program driver-drive program residents to appointments and also pick up donated pallets for pallet shop
  • 92. Serve a meal at Crossroads
  • 93. Plan an activity to do with the children at Brookside
  • 94. Provide morning or evening devotions at Crossroads or Brookside
  • 95. Teaching opportunities: help equip clients for life after recovery
  • 96. Be a mechanic for a day
  • 97. Help with literacy
  • 98. Donate your computer skills for a day, week or month
  • 99. Help repair computers
  • 100. Janitorial Services
  • 101. Gardening and landscaping
  • 102. Cooking
  • 103. Be a big brother or sister to a child at Brookside
  • 104. Mentor a man in Foundations
  • 105. Help sort canned food during the holidays
  • 106. Help research potential grants
  • 107. Offer your professional services for a day
  • 108. Pray for Union Mission
  • 109. Spread the word about Union Mission
  • 110. Be a volunteer driver