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Ways to Donate

Make an Online Donation
Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, please make checks payable to Central Union Mission and mail to the contributions mailing address: P.O Box 96763, Washington, DC 20090-6763.

United Way #9617United Way

Our United Way number is 9617

Combined Federal Campaign #85786Combined Federal Campaign

Our CFC number is 85786

Matching Gift Programs

If you or someone you know works for any of these organizations, please consider donating to the Central Union Mission through their Matching Gift Program. It is a simple and convenient way to increase support for the Mission's programs. If your organization is not shown below, please check with your employer Human Resources office to determine if your gift to Central Union Mission is eligible for a match from your employer.

  • Bank of America
  • Aetna Foundation
  • ATT
  • CA. Inc
  • Dell
  • Fannie Mae Foundation
  • GE Foundation
  • Google Matching Gifts
  • Illinois Tool Works Foundation
  • John Hancock
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Microsoft
  • Mobile Retiree Matching Gifts Program
  • Motorola Foundation
  • Phillips 66
  • Prudential
  • Real
  • Sales Force
  • Scitor Corp
  • Travelers
  • USA Funds
  • Verizon Foundation
Major Gifts

For a major gift contribution, including memorial or honorarium gifts, restricted gifts, or foundation and corporate gifts, please email Deborah Chambers, Director of Communications and Outreach, at, or call her at 202-745-7118

Gifts of stock - Please call Kristin Coggins, BB&T Philanthropic Services Group, phone:  919-716-9457,  fax:  919-716-9086.

Estate Planning

For a complimentary consultation, or to answer your questions about estate planning programs, please contact: Ted Meyers, Washington, DC 20009, (301) 233-3527. Learn more about estate planning here.

There are as many different ways to support Central Union Mission as there are needs for your support. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need. There are a lot of factors to consider. If you are not familiar with the concepts and strategies of charitable gift planning, you might want to take a moment to consider some of the factors in planning for the future.

If you have already included Central Union Mission in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our estate intention form. We would like to assist you in making certain your intentions will be carried out. If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this for it is a gift to your loved ones.

Individual circumstances will vary - as with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. We will be glad to answer questions and offer suggestions confidentially based on your personal circumstances. Please call us or e-mail us at

Campaign for Compassion 2014

Central Union Mission recently relocated from an outdated, inefficiently designed building to a new location at the former Gales School - an area of the city with the greatest need of support and care for poor, needy, and homeless people. Campaign for Compassion 2014 is offering supporters various opportunities to make Named Gifts to demonstrate their concern for those in need, to honor a special individual, or to memorialize a loved one.

Chapel - $ 100,000
Dining Room - $ 100,000
Classroom - $ 30,000
Desks and Chairs - $ 450
Dental Office - $ 15,000
Medical Office - $ 10,000
Legal Services Office - $ 10,000
Emergency Quarters - $ 75,000
Residential Suites - $ 35,000
Staff Quarters - $ 10,000
Day Rooms - $ 20,000
Board Room - $ 25,000
Clothing Room - $ 10,000
Exercise Room - $ 20,000
Kitchen - $ 45,00
Kitchen Appliances - $ 5,000
Service Elevator - $ 5,000
Pantry - $ 20,000
Laundry Appliances - $ 10,000

Lounge - $ 4,200
Staff Offices - $ 10,000
Chapel Altar - $ 5,000
Steinway Piano Restoration - $ 15,000
A/V Equipment - $ 20,000
Computer Stations - $ 2,500
Floor Tile - $ 100
Elevator - $ 40,000
Beds - $ 500
Lockers for Program Men - $ 250
Overnight Guests Storage Tubs - $ 75
Clothing Racks Tables - $ 100
Bike Rack - $ 500
Park Benches - $ 500
Building Signage - $ 5,000
Street Signage - $ 15,000
Brick Pavers - $ 100
Landscaping - $ 10,000

For more details, click here.

For a Campaign for Compassion 2014 gift contribution, please email Deborah Chambers, Director of Communications and Outreach, at, or call her at 202-745-7118

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