BAM Columbia Bank Volunteers

Embrace your community through service

Get ready. You won't believe the impact your company can have when you serve at Seattle's Union Gospel Mission.

Your experience with the Mission will be easy, stress-free and rewarding for your employees.

Businesses that get involved at the Mission can expect:

  • Flexibility: We know that your business has specific needs. We'll work hard to meet them.

  • The opportunity to apply your unique skills: If you and your employees have special skills, we'll give you the chance to use them.

  • Impact: Anything that you do at the Mission will make an impact in an actual person's life. No busy work here.

We welcome large corporations and small companies alike.

Ways to get involved


Count on easy planning and a rewarding experience when you volunteer at the Mission. In fact, we'll do more of the planning for you.

We like to think of it as the easiest and most meaningful community service opportunity in King County.

You can choose what your group will do. Some of our most popular opportunities are:

  • Search & Rescue Van
  • Serving meals at the Mission

Get started

Volunteer groups make the growing vision for fighting homelessness and poverty in King County possible. Explore volunteer opportunities for your group.

Do you have questions about volunteering? Get in touch with us — 206.723.0767 or

Host a drive

You can help hungry and homeless people in King County without leaving the office. All you have to do is host a drive for needed items, then bring them to the Mission or request a pickup. Get started now!

Offload merchandise

Every month the Mission receives calls from corporations looking to off-load merchandise that is undeliverable to their regular customers. If you would like to see if the Mission could use your items, get in touch with Scott at — 206.723.0767 x450 or

Speaker visits

Do you want your employees to know what it's like to live on the streets? Want to hear how Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is going into dark alleys, dead-end streets and under freeways to give people new hope?

Do you want to book a speaker for your company? Get in touch with Peter — 206.723.0767 x430 or