The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Presents Gift Certificates to Homeless Veteran Couples and a Homeless Veteran at the Central Union Mission

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Constance A. Burns, president, chief executive officer and Veterans’ service officer for the National Association of American Veterans, Inc., Washington, DC presented two gift certificates for a three-night stay with breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, Maryland, to two homeless veteran couples receiving housing assistance from the Central Union Mission. In addition, NAAV presented a Corner Bakery Café gift certificate to another homeless veteran residing at the facility. The Motto of the Central Union Mission is “No one should live hungry and homeless.” (Matthew 25:35)

The Central Union Mission is the oldest social service agency in the District of Columbia. CMU was founded in 1884 by the Reverend Latham Douglass who helped thousands of homeless men with a place for spiritual wellness and recovery. The CMU is a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization with several locations throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Their staff members are ready to help with only a phone call or email. For more information, contact Rev. Deborah J. Chambers, VP, Development and Partnerships, Central Union Mission, visit; 202-827-3078; email:

NAAV is a 501 c (3) nonprofit charitable Veterans’ service organization established in 2005 to support service members, disabled veterans and their caregivers including homeless Veterans in the greater Washington metropolitan area and nationwide most in need of emergency assistance resources and referrals; VA claims and benefits; respite care; counseling referrals; legal, housing, and employment assistance. Visit our website at for more information about our mission and objectives for those who served and are serving in the United States Armed Forces.

For more information, call Constance A. Burns, President, CEO and Veterans’ Service Officer, NAAV, Inc. at (202) 465-3296; email: “Caring About Those Who Served” through CFC #85065 visit to donate. Thank you.

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