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“After a decade of jumping through hoops to win the hearts and minds of developers and investors, our moment is here,” said Curtin. “The Center is a transformational entity that stands for all I want the Kitchen to be, starting with our values of transparency, community, diversity, equity, inclusion and opportunity.”

D.C. Central Kitchen is prepping for move to Buzzard Point. Here's a look at the new space.

“In addition to providing more room for storage, food preparation, offices and classroom space, the move symbolizes how the 175-employee nonprofit’s role, and the need for its services, have grown exponentially since it was founded in 1989.”

DC Central Kitchen stirs up hunger-fighting mission with new headquarters, fundraising campaign

“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.”

D.C. Central Kitchen Unveils Plans for Huge New Headquarters

“D.C. Central Kitchen is cooking up something big. The food assistance and job training nonprofit on Thursday revealed the details of its forthcoming new headquarters and training facility in Southwest D.C., and announced a $35 million fundraising campaign seeded by a $10 million donation from longtime supporter and CoStar Group Inc. co-founder and chairman Michael Klein.”

Buzzard Point Rises

“Like much of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, Buzzard Point is undergoing a substantial transformation from a former industrial backyard of DC to a growing mixed-use subarea of this riverfront community.”

Best Lease of 2020: DC Central Kitchen at RiverPoint

Consolidating into 36,000 square feet at Buzzard Point will allow D.C. Central Kitchen to provide job training to neighborhood residents and introduce Buzzard Point to thousands of volunteers each year. 

DC Central Kitchen planning move to riverfront development

After more than three decades as one of the District’s key organizations serving the poor and hungry, D.C. Central Kitchen is planning a relocation that will revamp the nonprofit’s ability to serve the region’s most needy…” 

Mayor Bowser Invests $5 Million To Improve Food Access and Create Jobs

DC Central Kitchen was awarded a grant of $340,000 through the DC Local Equity, Access, and Preservation Funds (DC LEAF) program for the development of a 36,000 sq. ft. commercial facility on Buzzard Point that will play a catalytic role in the completion and opening of a retail café, production kitchen, and related office space.  

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