Christmas Food Drive

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

We are in need of Christmas trimmings. Through December 21, donations can be dropped off at the Men’s Shelter at 65 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, daily between 7 AM and 7 PM. If you have any questions, please contact Marc O’Brien at Thank you for caring and have a blessed Christmas!

Suggested items:

  • Frozen turkey, chicken or ham
  • 5 -10 lbs potatoes or sweet potatoes
  • Stuffing mix
  • Kool-Aid, sweet tea or lemonade mix
  • Packaged dessert, pudding, Jello or cake mix
  • Packaged bread mix
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Oatmeal
  • Cereal
  • Grits
  • Rice
  • Beans
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Canned chicken or tuna
  • Canned or packaged soup mix

Canned or fresh vegetables including but not limited to:

  • corn
  • carrots
  • green beans
  • beets
  • beans
  • potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • collard greens
  • peaches
  • apples
  • applesauce
  • pineapple
  • fruit cocktail

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


Central Union Mission Men’s Shelter
65 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

We’re open for drop off of your items everyday, 7AM-7PM.   More drop off details

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