Feed My Family Drive

We are temporarily stopping receipt of gift-in-kind donations at our shelter with the exception of the following items: hand sanitizer, isopropyl alcohol, Clorox wipes, Lysol, boxes of tissues, and N95 masks. These items should be dropped off at the Men’s Shelter located at 65 Mass Ave NW Washington, DC 20001.

We will continue to accept gift-in-kind donations at our Family Ministry Center. (FMC Drop-off Instructions)

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

Donate non-perishable foods to feed the hungry people that come to the Mission for assistance.  Larger or bulk size items are preferred.
Needed items include:

  • Bagged or canned beans
  • Boxed rice, pasta dishes
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned soup
  • Canned tuna/chicken
  • Jello
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Macaroni
  • Honey
  • Cereal
  • Grits
  • Hot chocolate
  • Syrup
  • Pancake/waffle mix
  • Corn bread mix
  • Spices
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cooking oil
  • Condiments -in plastic bottles
  • Paper products

Download Food Drive Collection Poster
Download Feed My Family Drive Flyer

You can drop off the food that you collect at the Family Ministry Center, 3194 Bladensburg Rd. NE, Suite B, Washington, DC 20018 9AM-4PM. 
Drop-Off Details

If you are unable to create a drive but would like to help now, Click Here to Feed a Family, provide care, and other services now!



Your Gift of $115 helps 60 people


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