Press Releases

For further information about any of Central Union Mission press releases, please contact Deborah Chambers, Director of Communications and Outreach, 202-745-7118 ext. 227 or

Director of City’s Oldest Shelter Wins National Award

David Treadwell, executive director of Washington, DC’s Central Union Mission, received the annual Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement...

Food Box a “Shot in the Arm” for 1,200 Families

On April 2, 2014, 1,200 local food-insecure families will receive a free box of prepared food, fresh produce and other supplies.

Taking Down Homelessness in Ward VI

Central Union Mission introduces its new weapon against homelessness at its dedication ceremony on Tuesday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m.

Introducting a New Effort Against Homelessness

State-of-the-Art Shelter Opened to the Community Mayor Gray to Speak at Dedication

Central Union Mission Celebrates King Legacy with Sandwiches and Service

Mission provides food and commemorative program for homeless neighbors