> DCCK’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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Transforming corners stores into access points for healthy, affordable food.

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Our restaurant partnerships are integral to our work at DC Central Kitchen. Over the years, we have always been able to count on local chefs and restaurants to run cooking demos at our kitchen, provide internships and job opportunities for our students, and to support with fundraising events across the city. There’s no doubt the… Read more »

Since 1989, DCCK has worked to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in Washington, DC. In addition to serving more than 37 million meals, we have provided rigorous culinary training to help nearly 2,000 individuals launch careers. We’ve made many friends and partners in this effort to fight hunger differently in DC, and one… Read more »

At DC Central Kitchen Cafe’s November graduation, the audience watched as two generations, a father and a son, came together to celebrate new opportunities and a love of cooking. James, a DC Central Kitchen employee and graduate of our Culinary Job Training program, watched his 18-year-old son, James (Trey), take this big step, too.  … Read more »

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We are so grateful for our partners @MSE for always thinking about how they can support our shared community. #RaiseTheGame https://t.co/oQXMsHkuZi
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Monumental Sports & Entertainment @MSE
Our newest partner @FreshVineWine is devoting 15% of sales in April from @Capitals and @WashWizards fans to @DCCK, feeding our neighbors in need. Enter “MONUMENTAL15” at checkout.

Learn more at https://t.co/Ozhl0AxAcK

#RaiseTheGame | #BeMonumental https://t.co/2kWx4vsyo7

A big thank you to @MVTCID for working on the front lines to deliver @DCPSEats school meals prepared by DCCK! https://t.co/hKNCTR44Oh
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CM Allen's Team Is #STAYINGHOME For Health Workers @CMCharlesAllen
Yesterday, @MVTCID began delivering school lunches to students who live with their grandparents at Plaza West. There are challenges during this pandemic for senior residents who are the primary caretakers for grandchildren. Thanks to MVT's team for stepping up! #LookForTheHelpers https://t.co/eUmTwUb26l

The DCCK team has stepped up to best support our community. Dawain, production manager, has been working hard to ensure people have what they need to get through this period – here's what keeps him motivated each day. #WhyDCCK https://t.co/5fhbmr7VIm dcck photo
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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DC Central Kitchen

We've how DCCK is adjusting its programming to best support our community during these times, but we wanted to highlight the team members who are getting it done every day. Dawain, production manager, has been working hard to ensure people have what they need to...

DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen

There’s no doubt the restaurant industry has been especially hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. Restaurant partnerships are integral to our work, so we wanted to share some tangible ways to support the restaurant community during this pandemic: https://bit.ly/33ZOLhw

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DC Central Kitchen

Thanks for the shoutout over the weekend, Washington Post! We're honored to step up alongside the many organizations and groups listed here. Learn how you can help our community during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://wapo.st/3bkDF9t

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