DC-IFT is a proud supporter of the IFT Student Association.  The Section continues to support IFT Student Association Central Atlantic Area Meeting and College Bowl Competition.  The Section is also a proud sponsor of the Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk. Proceeds from the event are used to fund scholarships for deserving undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in food science.  For more information on the IFTSA/Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk visit

Section members also frequently participate in the judging of local science fairs and other K-12 activities.