HeArt & Sole

Join us for our annual HeArt & Sole event on October 25, 2017, and help Central Union Mission provide #onemillionmeals and care to hungry and homeless neighbors in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

This year’s event takes place at one of our city’s most exciting venues—Dock5 at Union Market. Come enjoy stylish food and drink created by star chefs, live music and professional art show, plus the chance to mingle with local celebrities. All for a great cause.

Proceeds help provide hot meals, warm clothing and shoes for Central Union Mission’s needy clients.

Register for the VIP Experience:

Come at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy private cooking demonstrations and mingle with the chefs in the VIP lounge, then join HeArt & Sole at 7:00 p.m.


Register for General Admission:

Join us at 7:00 p.m. for unique food tastings, signature cocktails and a fun party with live entertainment.


Some of D.C.’s most renowned culinary artists will be on hand to provide sensational food and drinks.

The Program

The Program

The VIP Experience:

VIP guests will enjoy a “Chopped”-style competition between our chefs and celebrity sous chefs. What will be in their mystery basket?

Extreme Sweets Competition:

Chef Teri Tarbox (Simply Cakelicious) and Chef Dawn Alston (Ravy Cakes) have a friendly deorating competition.

Presented by SugaChef Padua Player. 



Battle of the MegaChurches:

The chefs from McLean Bible Church (VA), First Baptist Church of Glenarden (MD) and National Community Church (DC) will have a culinary showdown. Which flock gets fed better?

Even if you can’t attend this year’s event, you can make a financial gift to support our goal of providing #onemillionmeals.

Donate Now

We are honored to have the support of some of the area’s most generous and caring organizations. Get to know our sponsors and show them your support.

Meet the Sponsors

A big thanks to our special guests who will be attending HeArt & Sole and showing their support!

Meet our Special Guests

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