December 6,  Fundraiser at Franklin’s Restaurant in Hyattsville to benefit the Day Center. Eat at Franklin’s, order carry-out or delivery for lunch or dinner, order a gift certificate or shop at the general store. Franklin’s donates 20% of your before-tax-total, but you must show a receipt to the host to participate. Since June 2017, we have raised over $3500 for the Day Center through fundraisers at Franklin’s!

December 6 – CUCE Meeting, 10:00 am at University Baptist Church on Campus Drive and also via Zoom.  Day Center review and planning.  All Welcome.  Contact for Zoom link.

The PG Plaza Day Center is open from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays,  welcoming guests inside for a hot meal, shower and laundry services, Wi-Fi connection and social services support. Social distancing encouraged. (Location: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville – hosted by University Christian Church.)

Designate Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment as your charitable organization – by shopping at com


C.U. C. E.  – Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment  

A non-profit organization serving the homeless and those in economic need in Prince George’s County Hyattsville area. 

PG Plaza Day Center for the homeless, near homeless, low-income and those in economic need.  Open every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-5 pm. Guests and Volunteers welcome.  Located in the Rt 1/Hyattsville corridor of PG County, the Day Center provides a place to come out of the cold (or heat), food, safety and security in a welcoming environment.

Day Center Street Address: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20784.

Day Center Site:

  • Providing information for housing, food and other social services available in PG County.
  • Opportunities for volunteer involvement in your local community.
  • Opportunities for those who have overcome homeless to give back and help others.
  • County Resource: PG County Database of Support Services as a community resource for all. Search by zip code and resource needs.

Share in this community of those helping the homeless and vulnerable in our area. 

Contact us at:

Consider supporting the homeless program with your volunteer time and your financial gifts.  As churches, community centers and public facilities are closing due to COVID-19 precautions, your donations are even more important to ensure continued support to this vulnerable group of people in our community.

  • Send Checks – CUCE/Day Center notation – to:

CUCE Administrative Office
c/o University Christian Church
6800 Adelphi Rd.
Hyattsville, MD 20782

  • Contact us at:
  • Designate Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment as your charitable organization – by shopping at com


Faces of Homelessness – Video presentation.