A Seat at the Table

This Thanksgiving will be different. We’re living in a new normal because COVID-19 has impacted life for all of us. One thing the pandemic did not stop is the number of people who need food, care and support. That’s why, more than ever before, we believe it’s important that on this Thanksgiving, everyone has A Seat at the Table.

With hundreds of new families coming to us for food since the pandemic started, the need has never been greater. Since we can’t host our annual fundraiser or host volunteers as usual this Thanksgiving, we’d appreciate your support in some fun virtual ways so that we can ensure everyone has a place at the table this Thanksgiving.

Four Ways You Can Make a Seat at the Table

Host a Virtual Fundraiser

We may not be able to gather with our friends, but we can still work together to help neighbors in need. A fun way to do that is to set up your own fundraising website, and contact your friends. It’s very easy to do; a few clicks, and you’re done. Use the sample text or create a page that reflects your personal message.

Become an Event Sponsor

Become A Seat at the Table sponsor. Would your company, club or church group like to show your commitment to compassion in Washington, DC? Our rewarding sponsorship opportunities will give your organization a social media boost. Your family can also sponsor A Seat at the Table to show your gratefulness for God’s blessings.

Donate Now

Your Thanksgiving gift is so needed right now!

Join the Virtual Event

Gather with us virtually as we celebrate what we’ve accomplished together in making room for everyone this Thanksgiving. Go online to experience our encouraging virtual event A Seat at the Table on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 7:00 pm. You’ll be able to hear Mission stories, testimonies and memories, meet special guests and also support people experiencing homelessness and poverty in the D.C. area. We saved a seat for you! Please register here for A Seat at the Table.

Marc understands the power of Central Union Mission programs. Once a shelter resident himself, his life was renewed in the Special Circumstances Program. Now he contributes his organizational and writing talents as the Mission’s full-time volunteer coordinator!


The businesses, organizations and people who help to provide A Seat at the Table
Gather at the Table – $25,000

Come to the Table – $10,000

Welcome to the Feast – $5,000
Dinner is Served – $2,500
Be My Guest – $1,000

Here’s Your Seat – $250


Donor Name Amount
Kevin Gaghan $10,000
Anonymous $10,300
Stacy Harrison
Marcie Rickun $250
Anonymous $105
Wanda Stewart $30
Anonymous $50
Edna C. Marrero $50
David Tredwell $100
William D. Heffley $100
Anonymous $250
Anonymous $100
Ash Helps $50
Anonymous $100
William Wommack $200
Susan Wolk $100
Anonymous $50
Regina McCullough $50
Anonymous $25
Shirley Johnson $250
Therese Ryan $100
Anonymous $250
Karen Beavers $100
Anonymous $50
Vicki Valcour $100
Sharon Borsari $50
Anonymous $100
Nneka Williamson $25
Beverly Epps $25
Marian Jackson $100
Erik Child $40
Robert Garrison $25
Anonymous $50
Anonymous $250
Kat Anderson $25
Anonymous $25
Michele Madison $100
Anonymous $25
Beth Amodio $50
Deborah Chambers $100
Karen Heal $25



Your Gift of $115 helps 60 people


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