Come for the Food, Stay for the Fight: Capital Food Fight Raises More than $700,000 for DCCK
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Come for the Food, Stay for the Fight: Capital Food Fight Raises More than $700,000 for DCCK

DC has a lot of great food related events throughout the year. So many in fact that it’s difficult to choose which ones to attend and which ones to say “maybe next year” to. But, there’s no better annual food event (in our perhaps biased opinions) than Capital Food Fight founded by José Andrés to benefit … Continue reading »

PULSE Greater Washington’s 5th Annual Paint the Town Red Gala
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PULSE Greater Washington’s 5th Annual Paint the Town Red Gala

Thursday, October 2, found us attending PULSE DC’s 5th Annual Paint the Town Red Gala to benefit The American Heart Association Greater Washington Region at the Carnegie Institution for Science. AHA PULSE is a group of young professionals active in the mission of the American Heart Association. Their mission is to ensure that the next generation … Continue reading »

Five Reasons to Read “The Food Fighters: DC Central Kitchen’s First 25 Years on the Front Lines of Hunger & Poverty” by Alexander Justice Moore
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Five Reasons to Read “The Food Fighters: DC Central Kitchen’s First 25 Years on the Front Lines of Hunger & Poverty” by Alexander Justice Moore

 ”….[T]oo much of what we call ‘charity’ is more about the redemption of the giver than the liberation of the receiver.” ~ Robert Egger We’re all well aware of the scarring marks that hunger, poverty, and shady pasts can leave on one’s life. The struggle for good nutrition is often linked to the inability to … Continue reading »

Taste of the NFL “Party with a Purpose” Kicking Hunger in Brooklyn, NY 2014
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Taste of the NFL “Party with a Purpose” Kicking Hunger in Brooklyn, NY 2014

This past Saturday (February 1, 2014) thousands of guests, celebrities, and chefs attended the 23rd annual Taste of the NFL “Party with a Purpose” in Brooklyn, NY. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Feeding America-affiliated food banks in each of the 31 NFL cities with emphasis on the host city’s food bank(s). … Continue reading »