Press Releases

Central Union Mission – Press Releases

For further information about any of Central Union Mission press releases, please contact Deborah Chambers, director of strategic partnerships and community engagement, 202-745-7118 ext. 227.



 02/01/2018  A Pop-Up with Resounding Impact
 01/12/2018  Homeless Guests Release New Book
 01/03/2018  Make a Call; Save a Life – Mission Houses More Men in Cold Emergency


 12/11/2017  Show Some Love
 11/28/2017  No Child Should Miss Christmas
 11/17/2017  Thanksgiving’s a Highlight of the Mission Year
 09/21/2017  We Might Save Your Life
05/25/2017 Teaching a Man to Fish Costs Monet, Too
05/15/2017 What’s Next?  Making Headway Against Homelessness
04/13/2017 Camp Bennett Awarded Imagination Playground™ Play System from Target and National Non-Profit KaBOOM!
04/04/2017 Chef Rock Joins Mission Staff as Executive Chef
03/13/2017 Make a Call; Save a Life
03/09/2017 You’re Right. It’s Not About the Cell Phones
03/07/2017 Target and National Non-profit KaBoom! Award Camp Bennett Grant for Imagination Playground in a Cart™ Play System
01/06/2017 31 US Cities Cede Homelessness Record to DC


12/23/2016 Christmas at the Mission – Feels Like Home
12/16/2016 Christmas Miracle Brings Joy to Needy Children
12/16/2016 A Disappointing Trophy for DC – The Way Out Comes from Employment
12/14/2016 Make a Call; Save a Life – Mission Houses More Men in Cold Emergency
12/08/2016 Ball Through The Fall – 2nd Annual Charity Basketball Tournament
12/06/2016 Generous Local Stars “Show Some Love” To DC’s Homeless Neighbors
12/06/2016 Shelter’s Response to Increase in Homelessness
11/24/2016 Thanksgiving’s a Highlight of Mission Year
11/21/2016 The Warriors Movement and Walmart Are Showing the Love to Homeless Guests
11/17/2016 Unbelieva-bowl Volunteers Talk Turkey at “Every So Often” Event
11/17/2016 Mission Welcomes Generous Union Market Vendors
11/11/2016 Making Strides Toward Ending Homelessness
10/25/2016 Unique Celebrity Chef and Art Event Benefits DC’s Homeless Neighbors
10/20/2016 Central Union Mission Receives New Mattresses Donated by Leesa Sleepe
10/19/2016 “Project Homeless Connect” Offers Critical Services for Region’s Homeless Population
08/23/2016 On a Compassionate Note, Musicians to Serve and Play for Our Guests
07/22/2016 BBQ Fit for VIPs, but Homeless Men are the Guests!
06/02/2016 Taking a Bite Out of Hunger – TD Burger Joins Central Union Mission to Do More
05/23/2016 Celebrity Chefs to Wow Homeless Guests – Four-Course Dinner Provides Nutrition and Dignity
05/13/2017 DC Homeless Families Need More Than Low-Cost Housing
05/13/2017 Central Union Mission Celebrates Book Release
02/17/2017 New Homeless Shelters Critically Needed

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