News Category: 30 Years of DCCK

30 YEARS OF DCCK: Volunteers

As National Volunteer Month comes to a close, we’re reflecting on not only the volunteers who joined us this month, but also the volunteers who have made our work possible over the last 30 years. Annually, more than 16,000 volunteers help us transform wasted food into balanced meals for our community. Some volunteers travel from… Read more »

30 years of DCCK: Our Staff

As we look back over the last 30 years and all we have done to make DC a better place to live and work, one thing remains the same: the commitment of our amazing staff members. This month, we’re highlighting three individuals whose legacies we now honor with awards throughout the year. Dorothy Bell Among… Read more »

30 years of DCCK: In the news

DCCK’s first day in operation covered by The Washington Post from January 20, 1989. Read more>> On January 20, 2019, we marked our 30th year in operation. This isn’t a milestone – it’s a jumping-off point. Throughout 2019, we’re going to take a look back at the last 30 years to share our accomplishments and… Read more »

30 years at DC Central Kitchen

DC Central Kitchen founder, Robert Egger, during our earlier days of food recovery and meal distribution.   What it does it mean when an organization that set out to put itself out of business turns 30? For many traditional nonprofits, anniversaries like these are moments of celebration. They’ve persisted, grown, established programs, and built facilities…. Read more »