This just in from the DC Food Truck Association! Trucks will be serving on Sept 11 at 13th & Penn from 11:30am – 2pm.
DC Food Trucks will be joining the Serve DC – The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism and HandsOnGreater DC Cares to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and National Preparedness Month at Freedom Plaza.
The event takes place from 11:30 am to 2 pm at Freedom Plaza, located at 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
“I am delighted that DC Food Trucks is supporting our event,” said Patricia Evans, Executive Director of Serve DC. Collaboration from all sectors is what continues to make our communities and our country great.”
The event is an afternoon dedicated to recreating the spirit of unity and patriotism Americans showed directly following the tragic September 11 attacks, by promoting and celebrating service and reflecting on the importance of volunteerism throughout the Capital Region. The afternoon will pay tribute to veterans and first responders and features hands-on service projects, emergency preparedness demonstrations and trainings and a volunteer recruitment fair. Visitors will also be able to dine from some of DC’s favorite food trucks.
“We’re grateful that the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism asked us to join the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance activities at Freedom Plaza,” said Che Ruddell-Tabisola, Executive Director of the DC Food Trucks Association. “The event is a moment to honor victims, survivors and those who rose to service in the aftermath of the attacks.”