Your Impact

Look What You’ve Done!

We are proud to share what your contributions accomplished in our fiscal year 2015:

Men's Ministry

Overnight Guests

Overnight Guests

  • 58,081 nights of shelter were provided through the Overnight Guest Ministry and Spiritual Transformation Program
  • 4,565 counseling sessions and home or hospital visits
Spiritual Transformation Program

Spiritual Transformation Program

  • 107 men participated in the Spiritual Transformation Program (STP).
  • 1,311 appointments for eye exams, testing or private medical or legal consultations
  • 16,173 hours of instruction in English literacy, GED preparation and other skills were provided.
Ready 2 Work Program

Ready 2 Work

  • 29 men and women were served in the Ready to Work Program;
  • 32 men in the Work Therapy Program (working and living at the Mission);
  • 62 men in our Work Program (working offsite and living at the Mission);
  • 36 men in the Culinary Training Program;
  • 40 men in the Special Circumstances Transitional Program;
  • 23 men were housed in the Gospel Mission House transition home.

Family Ministry

Food PLUS Center

Food PLUS Center

  • $641,962 worth of clothing, furniture and household goods;
  • $7,093,365 worth of food distributed
  • 3,393,955 meals for needy men, women, families and children were served.
Camp Bennett

Camp Bennett

400 children attended summer camp at Camp Bennett

Seniors Luncheon

Seniors Luncheon

  • 24 Seniors Luncheons were held in English and Spanish.
  • 7 families were housed in the Mission’s Lambert House, our low-income housing facility.
Operation Christmas Miracle

Operations Backpack and Christmas Miracle

  • 763 children received backpacks filled with school supplies through Operation Back Pack;
  • 1,100 children received Operation Christmas Miracle bags.

Partner Ministry Focus



  • Faithful supporters donated $15,567,461 in money and gifts-in-kind.
  • Central Union Mission supporters donated $207,150 in bequests this year, with a three-year total of $782,079.


  • 1,956 volunteers served, and 7,292 volunteer opportunities were filled at various Mission locations.
  • Volunteers donated 14,584 volunteer hours.