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Organize a drive in your neighborhood, at your church or your company.

Our Ready2Recycle work-development program employs homeless men by picking up, sorting and managing donations, which are distributed at our Food PLUS Center or used to help provide products and services for the vulnerable people we serve.

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Host a food drive drive at your business, in your neighborhood, church, club or make it a family project to help Central Union Mission feed the hungry.

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As you shop for your family, buy enough for another family, and drop the groceries off with our staff.

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Help provide hope to those we serve in the Washington metro area by holding a Clothing Drive in your community, business, school or church. Men’s, women’s and children’s seasonal clothing are appreciated. To download a flyer to use for organizing your Clothing Drive, click here.

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Our neighbors may come in all ages, genders, shapes and sizes, but this is the same for everyone: DC winters are dangerously cold if you don’t have a coat. Please donate warm coats of any size to help our neighbors in need.

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Individuals, families and groups of any size can encourage our homeless neighbors today—and all you need is a shoebox!

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We have to wash the bedding in the shelter every night of the year—that puts a lot of wear and tear on the linen.

Items needed

  • twin-sized white, sheets (fitted and/or flat)
  • white pillow cases
  • twin-sized pillows
  • twin-sized blankets (any color as long as they are machine washable)
  • white bath and face towels
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You can coordinate and run a sandwich-assembly project at home or your church. Every sandwich helps feed our neighbors in need.

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On rainy days it’s great to have ponchos for our neighbors in need! Next time you’re at Walmart or Target, please consider picking up a couple rain ponchos and dropping them off at the Men’s Shelter.

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