We develop innovative social ventures that break the cycle of hunger and poverty.





16 hours ago
SO to our longtime friend and supporter, @Joan_Nathan on her new cookbook! We can't wait to try it! https://t.co/Zbj6PdK7V0
19 hours ago
Take a tour of @cottonandreed w/ designers @COREdc on April 1, proceeds from the amazing cocktails benefit our work! https://t.co/TidODVlLbd
22 hours ago
Marianne, Director of Job Training truly is our guiding moral compass at #DCCK. Watch her story here: https://t.co/AlYAg1lyj7 #meetDCCK https://t.co/7Mx1KOwDuX
2 days ago
13.1 million children live in homes with insufficient food, the @USDA reports. via @RhituC for @NPR: https://t.co/LuHFMYKrta
Founded in 1989 in protest of traditional charity models, the organization uses career training, job creation, and sustainable business practices to strengthen local food systems and reduce disparities in health and economic opportunity. The Kitchen’s life-changing social ventures include providing culinary job training to at-risk adults, turning wasted food into balanced meals for shelters and nonprofits, and serving healthy, scratch-cooked meals in low-income schools.
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Marianne's leadership and the Culinary Job Training team alongside her have empowered thousands of adults to change their lives and start sustainable, living-wage careers. Watch her story here: http://bit.ly/2mZVKQH

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DC Central Kitchen's Director of Job Training, Marianne Ali, shares her remarkable story in this new video from Run Riot Films. Marianne truly is a leader, a mentor, and our guiding moral compass here at DC Central Kitchen.

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Marianne's Story
DC Central Kitchen's Director of Job Training, Marianne Ali, shares her remarkable life story in this newly released video from Run Riot Films.
Marianne Ali Thank You! DCCK! In the center of my Soul is the work that I have been afforded to do at DC Central Kitchen. I thank God and the Universe for aligning my life experience and my own self-healing into the fabric of this work. What a gift! #groundedinlove, #inspire, #uplift, #ripples
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#tbt to when Katie, our associate director of school foods received the Young Dietitian of the Year award in 2016 from @DCDietitians! #Nationalnutritionmonth #womenshistorymonth #fighthunger

Jane Nash Congratulations to Katie O'Donnell! So very proud of you!
Marie Smith Congratulations!
Mimi Somerville So awesome!
A J MacDonald Jr 😀
Heidi Janson That is awesome!
Lucy de la Garza So proud of you!
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