Combating Hunger, Creating Opportunity

DC Central Kitchen is America's leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise.
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Giving FAQ

How do I make a gift online or by check?

Online gifts can be made using our secure online donation form.
Donations by check should be made out to DC Central Kitchen and sent to this address:

DC Central Kitchen Deposit Box
PO Box 417406
Boston, MA 02241-7406

Why the Boston address? We use a special deposit service to keep down the costs of processing your donation.

How do I make a gift of stock?
To make a gift of stock, please contact Amanda Butts for the appropriate account information at or 202-847-0221.

What’s your United Way and CFC number?
United Way #8233
Combined Federal Campaign #67538

How do I get someone from DC Central Kitchen to speak at an event?
We love to speak at community events! Our staff is small, so unfortunately we can’t accept every offer we get. If we can’t make it to your event, we can send you videos and other materials. Please contact Liz Reinert at

Development Contacts:

Ellen Leoni, Development Associate 202-847-0222

Amanda Butts, Senior Development Associate  202-847-0221

Alexander Moore, Development Director 202-847-0220

Liz Reinert, Associate Director of Development 202-847-0226

Abby Elsener, Grants Coordinator 202-847-0219

Paul Day, Communications Manager