This article originally appeared on October 1, 2021, published by WTOP.
The DC Central Kitchen’s mission to fight hunger and create jobs has kicked up a notch.
The nonprofit unveiled its new 36,000-square-foot cutting-edge headquarters Friday and launched a $35 million campaign to pay for it.
“We need to be in a place that signified the value and dignity and respect of the work we do,” said DC Central Kitchen CEO Mike Curtin Jr. “This new space is designed to bring everyone around the table.”
DC Central Kitchen staffers, volunteers and clients spent the last 30 years in the basement of the Federal City Shelter in Northwest D.C.