Operation Christmas Miracle

Christmas girl

Reaching Needy and Homeless Children in the Washington Metro Area

For almost 100 years, Central Union Mission has distributed Christmas gifts of clothing, educational items and toys to children and families struggling financially so they too, can experience the true essence of the Christmas season - love, laughter and joy.

FAQs (pdf)


If you are a parent who needs help at Christmas:
OPEN registration for NEW Families to Operation Christmas Miracle 2016 will be on FRIDAY, Sept. 30 
Space is Limited
Where: 65 Mass. Ave. NW, WDC 20001
Bring with you: Photo ID, proof of income & birth certificates for children to participate. You must be the legal guardian or parent to qualify. Accept ages 0-17.

How You Can Help

As we get closer to Christmas, usually in early October, we contact all interested people with a gift suggestions list & instructions. If you would like to be included in this notification, please fill out the Interest Form below:

Operation Christmas Miracle
Donor Interest Form

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