We fight hunger differently.

Our mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.

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Culinary Job Training

Preparing adults with high barriers to employment for culinary careers.

Catering & Cafe

Featuring fresh food made with love by DC Central Kitchen staff and students.

Healthy School Food

Serving award-winning farm-to-school menus at DC schools.

Healthy Corners

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

Community Meals

Preparing nutritious meals for nonprofits, youth programs, and shelters.

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A new report by the DC Office of Planning revealed that Washington, DC’s food insecurity rate in 2020 is estimated to be at least 16 percent, up from 10.6 percent before the pandemic.  Rates among the elderly, children, undocumented individuals, and unhoused individuals are expected to be even higher. With nearly 150,000 DC residents having… Read more »

It may look different this year, but our signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, will proceed on November 18, 2020. Tickets to DC’s most anticipated foodie fundraiser are now on sale and include food and beverage packages that allow sponsors and guests to enjoy this celebrated event from the comforts of home. This year’s virtual… Read more »

To support our ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, we teamed up with Flying Dog Brewery to present some of DC’s top chefs with a challenge – develop the best recipe featuring one of Flying Dog’s beers! The result is Dog Chow, a digital cookbook featuring unique Flying Dog-themed recipes, like sourdough bread, beer-battered fish and chips, smokehouse burgers,… Read more »

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