1 million meals served in The Bahamas

Just over 5 weeks after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated The Bahamas, World Central Kitchen has served our 1 millionth meal. Arriving ahead of the storm making landfall, WCK set up a headquarter location in Nassau, 80 miles south of Dorian’s eye and path of major destruction. While preparing sandwiches from the kitchen at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, our Relief Team worked to source several modes of transportation to reach the northern islands, including helicopters and a seaplane.

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Two Years Later: Remembering #ChefsForPuertoRico

Today marks two years since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. When José flew down to see how World Central Kitchen could help, we had no idea what #ChefsForPuertoRico would become. What started as serving meals from a friend's restaurant in Santruce, turned into mobilizing a network of chefs and more than 20,000 volunteers to serve nearly 4 million meals across the island.

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WCK serves 130,000 meals inside Venezuela as millions face hunger

Venezuela is facing what will soon become the worst refugee crisis in the world. Nearly 90% of families are living in poverty. More than 4 million have fled the country thus far, and the number is projected to hit 8 million next year, surpassing the number of refugees who have fled Syria. The crisis is only going to get worse, which is why we are serving meals to the children most in need.

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WCK reactivates #ChefsForThePeople in Tijuana

World Central Kitchen first arrived in Tijuana in November 2018 as refugees fleeing violence, poverty, and instability found themselves stuck in Mexico amid growing wait times for asylum interviews. After WCK closed our kitchen at the end of February, our Relief Team continued to closely monitor the situation on the border and, in light of recent policies that are expected to see a surge in the number of families needing shelter, we have reactivated our #ChefsForThePeople kitchen.

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