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News Coverage

June 10, 2020
The Toll That Curfews Have Taken On Homeless Americans


Kira Lerner | The Appeal

May 22, 2020
Central Union Mission’s Family Ministry Center distributing food to those in need because of the impact of the Coronovirus

Natlie Brand | CBS Newspath Washington, DC

May 22, 2020
Capitals center Lars Eller donates walk-through sanitizing machine to homeless shelter

Sharta McBride | WUSA9 Washington, DC

May 22, 2020
Caps Center Lars Eller Donates Sanitizing UV Light to Central Union Mission

Cary Chow | NBC4 Washington, DC

May 19, 2020
D.C. should partner with universities to provide shelter


Tamar Hoffman and Jack Hsia | The Washington Post

April 16, 2020

Joe Mettimano interviewed by Don Kroah


Don Kroah | WAVA 105.1 FM

April 14, 2020
Hotels sit vacant during the pandemic. But some locals don’t want homeless people moving in.


Drea Cornejo, Jonathan Baran | The Washington Post

April 6, 2020
How you can help during the coronavirus outbreak

Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, Laura Daily | The Washington Post

April 4, 2020
Central Union Mission’s Update Regarding COVID-19
Joseph Mettimano President & CE0

April 4, 2020
Mission Possible: The Necessity of Face Masks During COVID-19
Rev. Deborah Chambers | Vice President, Development and Partnerships

April 4, 2020
Mission Possible: The Power of Prayer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rev. Deborah Chambers | Vice President, Development and Partnerships

April 1, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic creating more challenges for those who are homeless

Maya Rodriguez | Scripps Media, Inc

March 20, 2020
Cities struggle to protect vulnerable homeless populations as coronavirus spreads

Marissa J. Lang, Justin Wm. Moyer and Nitasha Tiku | The Washington Post

March 20, 2020
NBC4 News at 6
Joseph Mettimanio President & CEO | Central Union Mission

March 18, 2020
Maryland, Virginia see jump in coronavirus cases

Rick Massimo | WTOP

March 15, 2020
For the homeless, temperature checks and bag lunches

Tara Bahrampour | The Washington Post

March 14, 2020
DC service organizations to stay open amid coronavirus-related closures

AVI BAJPAI, BEN COOPER | Street Sense Media


Central Union Mission – Press Releases

DATE TITLE

2020

 6/10/2020 Mission Welcomes Masks Donated by Life Preservation Initiative
 5/5/2020 “Giving Tuesday” is About More than Money
 5/4/2020 Convoy of Hope Food Distributed to Families at Family Ministry Center
 5/1/2020 Convoy of Hope to Donate Food in DC
 3/26/2020 Shelter Committed To Serve During DC Shutdown
 3/06/2020 Coronavirus Serious Threat to People Experiencing Homelessness
 2/02/2020 Homeless Folks like Football, Too – “Super Silent Bowl” twist this year

2019

 12/24/2019 Christmas at the Mission – Volunteers Make it Feel Like Home
 12/13/2019 Mission to “Show Some Love” to Homeless – Holiday Weekend Boosts Emotional Health
 12/05/2019 MEDIA ADVISORY – Mission to “Show Some Love” to Homeless – Holiday Weekend Boosts Emotional Health
 11/28/2019 Homeless, but not Hungry
 11/26/2019 MEDIA ADVISORY – Mission Hosts Thanksgiving for Neighbors
 11/14/2019 Celebrating Sweet Success for Innovative Job Training Program and Partnership
 11/11/2019 Honoring Those Who Served – One-Fifth of Homeless Men are Veterans
 11/08/2019 MEDIA ADVISORY – Honoring Those Who Served
 11/04/2019 MEDIA ADVISORY – Celebrating Sweet Success for Innovative Job Training Program and Partnership
 10/11/2019 Mission Suits Up Well-Dressed Men – Many Thanks to Area Donors
 09/26/2019 DC Area Chefs Team Up to Raise Funds for #onemillionmeals
 09/10/2019 Beloved Anthem Singer Releases “Home Run” to Fight Homelessness
 09/06/2019 DC Area Chefs Team Up to Raise Funds for #onemillionmeals
 07/18/2019 Mission to Serve DC During Coming Heat Wave
 06/11/2019 Mayor’s Public-Private Partnership Offers Hope for Homelessness and Those At-Risk
 03/20/2019 Mission Promotes “Breadcoin” Use
 02/01/2019 Homeless Folks Like Football, Too –  Mission Plans “Souper Bowl” Party
 01/31/2019  Make a Call; Save a Life – Mission Houses More Men in Cold Emergency
 01/21/2019  Family Ministry Center Offers Help for Furloughed Federal Employees
 01/14/2019  Mission Offers Help for Furloughed Federal Employees
 01/12/2019  Make a Call; Save a Life – Cold Emergency Compounded by Snow

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Joseph Mettimano meeting with residents and employees during his first week at the Mission:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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