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Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Coat Drive

When you’re homeless during the winter, having a warm coat is not only a blessing; it can be a life-saver. And for Memphis Union Mission, being able to distribute clean, usable coats is an important way to serve our guests.

Christmas Care Packages

Looking for a practical way for your family or friends to care to someone in need this Christmas? Look no further! Christmas Care Packages are a great way to bring comfort and joy to one or more guests at Memphis Union Mission. For each person you wish to help, get a shoe box and fill it with a variety of items, including:

Volunteering at Thanksgiving

Hey, everyone! Thanksgiving will be here soon, and we are looking forward to serving a Thanksgiving feast to some very special people with the help of our wonderful volunteers! Unfortunately, we have filled up all of our volunteer opportunities for Thanksgiving this year. But don't despair!

Kemmons Wilson Companies Share Hospitality with Needy

In 1952, entrepreneur Kemmons Wilson opened the very first Holiday Inn in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Wilson’s vision for a quality, affordable nights’ lodging grew into a company that left an indelible mark on the hospitality industry – not to mention the American landscape, with his iconic Holiday Inn sign.

Celebrate recovery meets weekly

If you are a man in need of encouragement in your struggle with addiction, or if you are a graduate of Memphis Union Mission’s Iron-On-Iron program, you are cordially invited to join us every Thursday night for Celebrate Recovery at the Opportunity Center (600 Poplar Ave.).  Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and we will meet from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Extreme makeover: Moriah House edition

Last summer, the women and children of Moriah House enjoyed their own version of Extreme Makeover, courtesy of some caring volunteers from Grace Evangelical Church in Germantown. At Moriah House, each woman has her own room (either by herself or with her children). But over the years some of the residents’ rooms experienced some wear and tear and were in need of an overhaul.

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