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Annie Riley:

About St. Ann's:

St. Ann's provides transitional housing and supportive services to at-risk children, youth and families in the Metropolitan Washington area who are affected by abuse, neglect, teen pregnancy and homelessness. The home has provided a refuge for needy women and children in the Washington, DC area since 1860.

Learn More:

St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families
4901 Eastern Ave., NE
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 559-5500

To Make Donations:

Email about donations.

Items needed:
  • Baby wipes
  • Jars of baby food
  • Gift cards (Home Depot, Joanne's Fabric, Payless Shoes)
  • Aveeno skin lotion


How Volunteers Help:

CUA students spend time each month planning special events for the mothers and childrenwho live at St. Ann's.  

Volunteers can assist with planning, organizing, and attending the parties thrown at St. Ann's. Events and dates are listed below. 

Special Events 2016-2017:

Back to School Party - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Halloween Party - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Thanksgiving Party - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Holiday Party - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

New Year's Party - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Valentine's Day Party - Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Easter Party - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

End of Year Party - Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Van Transportation is provided. Meet in Campus Ministry.

    Driving Directions:
    • Left on Michigan Ave
    • Left on Eastern Ave
    • St. Ann's will be on the right


There are no paperwork requirements for the monthly parties.