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Over 1,000 Turkeys Donated to DC Central Kitchen

, November 27th, 2012

1,000 Turkeys Donated
We’re so thankful that over 1,000 turkeys and thousands of pounds of sides were donated for this holiday season. We could not do our work without our community of donors. Here is a comprehensive list of our friends who donated holiday food over the past few weeks. We thank everyone that gave to fight hunger in their community.

DC Central Kitchen was open on Thanksgiving to produce thousands of holiday meals for hungry DC residents.


Ayrshire Farms


Cuisine Solutions

Miller, Balis & O’Neil, PC

Federal Schedulers

Emmanual Brinklow SDA Church

Lockhead Martin

McKean Defense Group

United Praise Youth Choir (Richmond, VA)

UDC Law School

City Year

Carmine’s DC

FRESHFARM Markets- DuPont Circle


American Gas Association

Dekatron Corporation

Georgetown Conference Center

Tiffanie Williams

Jamilia Nero

Aspen of DC

Kiya Badrpay

Justin Lesher

Bill Bates

Patricia Howard

Georgetown Law School Alumni

Total Turkeys: 1,028

Other Food Donations:

DC JCC- Everything But the Turkey

Thanksgiving Meal Prep Volunteers

Thanksgiving Meal Prep Volunteers

Feast of Sharing- Safeway and The Walter E. Washington Convention Center

State Department/Walmart

FRESHFARM Markets- DuPont Circle

Georgetown Day School

Beauvoir School

Christ Crossman United Methodist Church (Falls Church)

Lindsey Vaala

National Council of Farmers Co-Op

Arc Construction

American University- Psi Sigma Pi Honor Society

American University- SIS council

American University- Alpha Kappa Psi

NY Avenue Pres. Church

Georgetown Law School

University of Michigan and Ohio State drive

Melissa Morrisey (individual)

New Media Strategies:

Washington WholeSale

Temple Sinai DC

Center for Food Safety:

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