Press Releases

For further information about any of Central Union Mission press releases, please contact Deborah Chambers, director of strategic partnerships and community engagement, 202-745-7118 ext. 227.

A Disappointing Trophy for DC

The Way Out Comes from Employment

Make a Call; Save a Life

Mission Houses More Men in Cold Emergency

Ball Through The Fall

2nd Annual Charity Basketball Tournament

The Warriors Movement and Walmart Are Showing the Love to Homeless Guests

Volunteers from The Warrior Movement will prepare, host and serve a holiday meal for our Overnight Guests with their “Everybody Eatz” pop-up café.

Thanksgiving’s a Highlight of Mission Year

For Thursday, November 24, 2016, Central Union Mission is preparing to serve more than 2500 Thanksgiving meals to hungry and homeless people and families in Washington, DC, with the help of over 300 volunteers! Compassionate friends will be helping cook, setting tables, hosting and waiting tables for our two Thanksgiving seatings at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm, as well as making sandwiches for those on the street and preparing the Mission for Christmas.

Unbelieva-bowl Volunteers Talk Turkey at “Every So Often” Event

On Saturday, November 19, 2016, bowling enthusiasts can roll a few balls to benefit Central Union Mission’s programs serving hungry, hurting and homeless neighbors in need.

Mission Welcomes Generous Union Market Vendors

On Monday, November 21, 2016, food vendors from Union Market (1350 6th Street, NE) will close up shop early and come to the Mission to serve dinner for our men.

On a Compassionate Note

Musicians to Serve and Play for Our Guests

BBQ Fit for VIPs

but Homeless Men are the Guests!

Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

TD Burger Joins Central Union Mission to Do More

Celebrity Chefs to Wow Homeless Guests

Four-Course Dinner Provides Nutrition and Dignity

DC Homeless Families Need More Than Low-Cost Housing

Yesterday’s release of the “Homelessness in Washington” 2016 Point-in-Time survey" revealed that family homelessness in the city has increased an alarming 30 percent...

Central Union Mission Celebrates Book Release

Central Union Mission is proud to announce the release of a book of writings titled Our Words by the men of Central Union Mission.

New Homeless Shelters Critically Needed

Central Union Mission welcomes the Mayor’s plan Homeward DC for providing new shelters...

Surprise Makeover for 200+ DC Homeless Men

Motivational speaker teams up with Mission to give free haircuts to homeless men

New Year, New You

Offers Homeless Men Life Makeovers

Make a Call; Save a Life

Mission Houses More Men in Cold Emergency

Elder Abuse: Hidden Trauma

Information Session Offered to Community

Central Union Mission Receives Gift from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Central Union Mission has received $1,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents.