Will you help us continue the celebration?

Light A Fire Award Ceremony, 10/14

October has been exciting for TCC! This month we’ve won two meaningful awards (details below,) for our work bringing essential culinary education back into high schools. Now, the question is:

Will you support our award-winning work and help us expand our services this school year?

Your tax deductible donation is what makes our hands-on work in high school classrooms possible. Here are some examples of how we put your gift into action:

$500 donation*Compensates chef for a six-week school residency–with once-weekly hands on classes

$100 donation*Food & ingredients for 70 students*4 portable butane stoves

$50 donation*One case of compostable cutlery for student feasting *5 Pyrex 2-cup measuring cups

Donations can be made here. Or contact us directly to talk about how you would like to give.

The Awards

fbad_-gfog2Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have just released the third annual Good Food Org Guide , which features 1,000 nonprofit organizations creating a better food system across the United States–and we are included!

With the help of an advisory board of food system experts, Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation created this definitive guide to feature nonprofit organizations that are creating a better food system. Download the guide for free: http://bit.ly/GFOG2016.

We received a 2016 Light a Fire award in the category of Bestindex New Nonprofit! Portland Monthly’s Light a Fire awards honor the hardworking nonprofit organizations and individuals whose extraordinary acts of service embody the Portland spirit of giving to make our region more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, and sustainable.

We are working to use the “bounce” from these awards to create more sustainability in our programming. To that end, please, never hesitate to contact us with your ideas, connections, feedback, or questions.

Thank you for your support!