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A WIC Win: Good Returns and Healthy Corners

The Healthy Corners Team chats with Bellevue residents outside of Elmira Market at a community event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Elmira Market is one of the Healthy Corners partner stores that now accepts WIC checks. Hadley Chittum | DC Central Kitchen Ten years after the first seeds of Healthy Corners stores were planted in… Read more »

Federal Policy & Fruit Salad: 10 Years of Fighting For Food Justice Through Healthy Corner Stores

Food insecurity did not simply become a crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic – it already was one for 35 million Americans — but it did become far more visible. In addition to not having enough food to eat, millions of Americans struggle to access the nutritious foods they need to maintain their health and reduce… Read more »

NBA, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and DC Central Kitchen team up for DC youth!

On August 6th, the NBA Foundation announced its third round of nationwide grantees – a group that includes DC Central Kitchen! The NBA Foundation’s $100,000 contribution, which follows our initial nomination by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) and the Washington Wizards, will support the ongoing expansion of DCCK’s job training services for Opportunity Youth. With… Read more »

DCCK Adds 9 New Members to Board

Each July, DC Central Kitchen recruits a new slate of Board Members who bring diverse experiences, expertise, and insights to our organization and strategy. We are thrilled to announce an inspiring cohort of Board Members commencing their three-year terms this month. This group includes experts on child health and nutrition, business leaders invested in expanding career… Read more »