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DC Central Kitchen presents our latest annual report.  See how we’re delivering on our mission, contributing to sustainable progress, and making the best use of our resources

WE FIGHT HUNGER DIFFERENTLY

OUR SOCIAL VENTURES

Culinary Job Training

Preparing unemployed adults for culinary careers so they can leave hunger behind

Community Meals

Transforming wasted food into nutritious meals for homeless shelters and nonprofits

Healthy School Food

Serving award-winning farm-to-school menus to low-income schoolchildren

Healthy Corners

Delivering fresh produce and healthy snacks to corner stores in DC’s food deserts

The Campus Kitchens Project

Empowering our next generation of leaders to fight food waste and hunger on a national scale

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At DC Central Kitchen, we know that hunger doesn’t take a holiday — that includes summer vacation from school. Every summer, our Community Meals team provides additional meals throughout DC to students who would typically receive meals at school. This summer, at 32 sites, we served 15,966 breakfasts, 20,239 lunches and 3,841 sack lunches (cold… Read more »

June marks the end of another school year and DC Central Kitchen’s eighth year as a foodservice provider for DC Public Schools. Join us in looking back and celebrating the accomplishments of our Healthy School Food program this academic year. Since August, we served over 1.4 million healthy, scratch-cooked meals at 15 schools in DC,… Read more »

At DC Central Kitchen, our diverse slate of programs means that our efforts often affect people and our community in very different ways. While the immediate impact of providing a healthy meal to resident of a homeless shelter who might otherwise go hungry that night is inarguable, other activities, like providing financial literacy education to… Read more »

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Thanks for joining us! Taco tuesday is always a hit! https://t.co/CDMlFEKpRT
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Thank you for lunch @dcck! Visited Walker Jones Education Campus today to celebrate National School Lunch Week w/ @DCPSEats @OSSEDC @DCFoodPolicy and @dcck. We ate an amazingly delicious #SchoolLunch of tofu sofritas and #local pollock tacos. Thank you @dcck! #lots2love #NSLW18 https://t.co/FhSyxmRTCX
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Today we celebrated Family Lunch Day! Lunch today was the Chesapeake fish tacos, a crowd favorite. Thanks to our friends from the DC Food Policy Council and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education for stopping by as well! #NSLW18 https://t.co/IhYt6fPeNa dcck photo
23 hours ago
Excited to be a part of this collaborative group! And for those interested, here's more on our youth job training center we're launching in Ward 8: https://t.co/Lf9qP8kp1d https://t.co/CLEr9VZVXp
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@ChefAlliSosna Thanks so much for swinging by today!😁
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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Today we celebrated Family Lunch Day! Lunch today was the Chesapeake fish tacos, a crowd favorite. Thanks to our friends from the DC Food Policy Council and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education for stopping by as well! #NSLW18

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DC Central Kitchen2 days ago

We're celebrating National School Lunch week! We know how important it is for students to have nutritious meals during the school day. We serve locally-sourced, scratch cooked food crafted by our chefs and dietitians to 3,600 students in 15 schools across DC. Follow along this...

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Give back while you grocery shop this coming Thursday! At 19 Whole Foods locations in the DMV area, 5% of all sales will benefit DC Central Kitchen! Check out the full list of participating stores here: https://dccentralkitchen.org/wholefoods/

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