Combating Hunger, Creating Opportunity

DC Central Kitchen is America's leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise.
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Healthy Returns

Healthy Returns
Overview
Healthy Returns, a vital component of our a holistic, wraparound solution to childhood hunger, brings healthy meals and snacks to nearly 32 partner agencies serving low-income children and at-risk youth throughout the Washington, D.C. area. The program gives priority to afterschool and summer programs that focus on empowering life-skills such as mentoring, counseling, nutrition and health education, and job readiness skills.

2013 Results

Related Updates

Summer processing helps DCCK deliver farm fresh produce to DC schools
DC Central Kitchen and Playworks team up to provide healthy snacks for DC youth
Good business is a 365-day-a-year job
DC Central Kitchen serves up 108 dishes in 3 hours for the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge
Our supporters helped raise $55,000 for a new Healthy Corners delivery truck!