Empowering advocates

Each spring, the Council of the District of Columbia convenes a busy schedule of hearings evaluating the performance of DC government agencies and weighing how best to spend taxpayer dollars in the coming year. This year, this important democratic process has included a powerful new set of voices: the women and men of DC Central… Read more »

#WomensHistoryMonth: Here’s to all the movers and shakers

It’s Women’s History Month, and across the country, we’re paying homage to the many women who have transformed our country, and our communities, for the better.   At DC Central Kitchen, we want to recognize a few women from our history – just a few among the many phenomenal women who have propelled us forward.  _________________… Read more »

Healthy School Foods Spotlight: River Terrace

DC Central Kitchen takes pride in the nutritious, scratch-cooked school meals we serve to 4,000 low-income students at 15 DC schools every day. But we don’t just provide meals. We’re also engaging students in building healthy habits that will last a lifetime. For the past two years, our Healthy School Food program has been proud… Read more »

Dress It Up Dressing partnership

Our procurement team is always looking for ways to find new, quality food suppliers in order to maintain our commitment to healthy, locally sourced, scratch cooked meals.  A perfect example of this is our new partnership with Dress It Up Dressing. Our staff first connected with Sophia in 2017, the owner and creator of Dress… Read more »

The Campus Kitchens Project raises the dough

Each year, our national arm, The Campus Kitchens Project, hosts a network-wide crowdsourcing fundraiser called Raise the Dough. Schools have exactly one week to raise as much money as they can. The schools on top of the leaderboard at the end of the week earn additional cash prizes ranging from $250-$1,000. Our student volunteers reached… Read more »

10th Annual Sips & Suppers raises $650,000

Hundreds of foodies and philanthropists gathered in DC the weekend of January 27-28 for Sips & Suppers, a two-day culinary event designed to raise awareness of food insecurity and raise vital funds for DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table. This year, the combined events raised over $650,000, providing significant funding for our two organizations. On… Read more »