Friday, July 22, 2016

Ways to Contribute to DC Central Kitchen

Based in Maryland, Patrick Stoup serves as CEO at SAI, where he is responsible for developing objectives and strategies to meet the company’s long- and short-term goals. Through the company, Patrick Stoup contributes to many charitable organizations, including DC Central Kitchen and Lifeline of Baltimore.

A nonprofit located in Washington, D.C., DC Central Kitchen is dedicated to reducing hunger with recycled food, training adults to embark on culinary careers, serving healthy meals at schools, and rebuilding urban food systems. The nonprofit invites volunteers and donations of all kinds.

Those interested in helping can donate food; many people elect to organize a food drive and focus on one or two items. DC Central Kitchen always receives protein, beans, lentils, brown rice, whole wheat pasta, spices, flour, sugar, and oil. Additionally, the organization appreciates donations of gift cards to grocery stores and kitchen utensils such as knife kits and can openers. It also accepts cash donations through the website at

DC Central Kitchen welcomes volunteers who are interested in helping with meal preparation and more. Visit the website for more details.