Drink Water, Not Soda!

Drink water instead of sugary drinks when you’re thirsty. Regular soda, sweet tea, energy, sports drinks, and other sweet drinks usually contain a lot of added sugar, which provides more calories than needed. Many 12-ounce cans of soda have 10 teaspoons of sugar in them. To maintain a healthy weight, sip water or other drinks… Read the full article »

A Message from the Executive Director

The year 2015 was full of accomplishment for Mama’s Kitchen. Our senior management team had the opportunity to step into the role of leading the organization (with much support from the board of directors) during a Fieldstone Foundation funded three-month sabbatical that I took between January and April, 2015. After thoughtful consideration, the board of… Read the full article »

Referral Partner Breakfast

We enjoyed providing breakfast for our healthcare referral partners here at Mama’s Kitchen. Thank you all for your wonderful work and for making sure your clients are well taken care of.

Letter from a Client

In Their Words… “I had no money for food. They even provided me with a cart because I had to take the bus. They are always very friendly and helpful. Mama’s Kitchen has been a life-saver month after month!” –S.G., a Mama’s Pantry client

2015 Corporate Highlights

We would like to thank Debbra Ward and the team at theLevi Strauss and Co. store in San Ysidro for supporting Mama’s Kitchen. The group recently volunteered as a team to prepare snack bags for our meal deliveries and nominated Mama’s Kitchen to receive a grant from Levi Strauss. Thank you Debbra and your team… Read the full article »

Pie is Love

Mama’s Pie in the Sky 2015 Thanksgiving bake sale was a big success, thanks to all the dedicated volunteers who made it happen. Together we raised nearly $115,000 to provide vital nutrition to men, women and children affected by AIDS or cancer. Delicious pumpkin, apple, pecan and Dutch apple pies were donated by many talented bakers (see… Read the full article »

San Diego Supports Mama

We love it when our community comes together to support the mission of Mama’s Kitchen. We encourage you to host community fundraising events and food drives. Your efforts give life and hope to our critically ill neighbors who are struggling with AIDS or cancer. For information, contact maurya@mamaskitchen.org Strazzeri Mancini LLP gathered a large number… Read the full article »

A Look Back at 2015

2015 was a busy year for Mama’s Kitchen. Here’s a look back to some of the fun we had. We started serving healthier whole wheat bread in 2015. Our 25th Anniversary Celebration raised critical funds to feed our clients struggling with AIDS or cancer. Our meal staging area got a makeover during our Board of… Read the full article »

2015 Foundation Highlights

    Gilead Sciences, Inc. is one of the top philanthropic funders of HIV/AIDS in the United States. Mama’s Kitchen is proud to announce that Gilead Sciences, Inc. has provided a $5,000 grant to support our AIDS Nutrition Program. This is the first time our organizations have partnered and we hope to grow this relationship… Read the full article »