Mama’s Kitchen CEO Alberto Cortés Announces Retirement After 21 Years at the Helm


Mama’s Kitchen volunteers find love while giving back to San Diego — ABC 10News 2.14.22

Unexpected Romance through volunteering at Mama’s Kitchen — KUSI-TV 2.14.22


World Aids Day Is a Reminder of Another Pandemic — San Diego Union Tribune 12.1.21

Who wants more pie? — San Diego Union Tribune 11.23.21


Nonprofits See Surge In Demand as Resources Plummet — San Diego Union Tribune 4.16.20

Mama’s Kitchen Delivering Meals to Critically Ill San Diegans Amid Coronavirus Pandemic — CBS8 4.8.20

Nonprofits Scrambles to Bring Food to Medically Fragile in Isolation — San Diego Uptown News 4.3.20

Mama’s Kitchen Remains Operating During Shelter-In-Place Order — KUSI News 3.25.20


San Diego Non Profit Mama’s Kitchen Delivers 9 Millionth Meal to Local Cancer Survivor — KPBS 10.1.19

2009 – 2016

A Tree of Life for Mama’s Kitchen — SD Uptown News 12.7.16

Mama’s Pie in the Sky Bake Sale — KUSI News 11.14.16

Let Mama’s Kitchem do the baking for your Thanksgiving pie — CW 6 11.16.16

Pie in the Sky bake sale supports Mama’s Kitchen — Del Mar Times 10.12.16

Interview with Alberto Cortés on wsradio.com — 10.7.16

Mama’s Kitchen Needs Volunteers to Deliver Meals to HIV/AIDS Patients — Times of San Diego 8.31.16

5/6/16 Mama’s Day Hosted by Mama’s Kitchen — DiscoverSD.com

Celebrate Mother’s Day in San Diego — Social Pulse 4.25.16

Rancho Santa Fe resident Dana Black co-chairing Mama’s Kitchen’s 25th annual event — Del Mar Times 4.16.16

Mama’s Kitchen tasting event celebrates 25 years on May 6 — SDGLN.com 4.8.16

San Diego’s Original Tasting Event – Mama’s Kitchen Celebrates 25 Years & 8 Million Meals With Mama’s Day Fundraiser On May 6 — Sandiegoville.com 4.1.16

County Supervisor Roberts Joins Mama’s Kitchen 8-Millionth Meal Delivery — Imperial Patch 3.31.16

Mama’s Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal in San Diego County — KPBS 3.30.16

Mama’s Kitchen delivers 8-millionth meal — Fox 5 San Diego 3.30.16

Congrats, Mama’s Kitchen! Area Nonprofit To Deliver Today 8 Millionth Meal to Ill San Diegans — Carlsbad Patch 3.30.16

Mama’s Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal to HIV/AIDS Patient — Times of San Diego 3.30.16

Holiday Gatherings with Stephanie Boyd, Mama’s Registered Dietitian 12.2015

From Memorial Quilt to Tree of Life, San Diego Honors AIDS Day–Times of San Diego 12.1.15

Tree of Life’ tree lighting ceremony honors World AIDS Day — KUSI 12.1.15

Advances against HIV made, but there’s more to do –SD Union Tribune 11.27.15

Mama’s Kitchen Celebrates 25 Years of Service — CBS8.com 9.26.15

Serving Up Love at Mama’s Kitchen — San Diego Union Tribune 9.8.15

Mama’s Kitchen Throwback (Back 25 Years) — San Diego Magazine 8.19.15

Mama’s Kitchen Celebrates 25th Anniversary — CBS8.com 6.26.15

Mama’s Day 2015: An Extraordinary Culinary Evening — Pink Egg Media 5.8.15

Mama’s Kitchen presents the mother of all food festivals – SDNews.com 5/4/15

Marine Room chef cooks for a good cause – UT San Diego 5.1.15

Local H&R Block offices pitch in for Mama’s Kitchen–SDGLN.com 1.16.15

Reaching for the “Pie in the Sky” — SDGLN 11.17.14

Mama’s Kitchen’s Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving bake sale — SDGLN.com 10.1.14

Carmel Valley resident among nine to be honored for philanthropy — Del Mar Times 9.28.14

Mama’s Kitchen raises over $25K at annual wine tasting –SDGLN.com 8.28.14

Mama’s Kitchen seeks community members to host food drives in August –SDGLN.com 8.8.14

Mama’s Kitchen offers free nutrition classes for people living with HIV –SDGLN.com 6.6.14

Tickets Are $150 for a Taste of Top Chefs in Mama’s Kitchen Fundraiser –Times of San Diego 5.9.14

Nonprofit group Mama’s Kitchen delivers Its 7 millionth meal — KUSI News 4.2.14

Mama’s Day Fundraiser back for its 23rd year — SD Daily Transcript 2.19.14

Mama’s Pantry celebrates 10 years of serving San Diego – SDGLN.com 2.10.14

Mama’s Kitchen awarded AIDS Walk San Diego double match grant – SDGLN.com 12.19.13

Mama’s Kitchen Pie in the Sky fundraiser raises over $111K — SDGLN.com 12.17.13

Vigil to commemorate World AIDS Day–CBS8 12.1.13

Mama’s Kitchen to sell 5,000 Pies at Thanksgiving Bake Sale Fundraiser–KPBS.com 11.27.13

San Diego Prepares for Thanksgiving–Fox 5 11.27.13

Tree of Life World AIDS Day ceremony set for Dec. 1 — San Diego Daily Transcript 11.19.13

Retiree is Charity’s Upper Crust as Biggest Seller — UT San Diego 11.19.13

‘Mama’s Pie in the Sky’ Bake Sale–CBS 8 11.17.13

Del Mar resident sells pies to provide food for people with HIV/AIDS or cancer — Del Mar Times 11.9.13

NOW: Mama’s Kitchen’s Give It To Mama campaign aims to raise $48K in 48 hours — SDGLN.com 10.1.13

Mama’s Kitchen to host 18th annual wine tasting in University Heights — The Daily Transcript 8.8.13

Encinitas Family Unites for Mama’s Kitchen –U-T San Diego 7.29.13

Mama’s Kitchen to host annual Wine Tasting in August — SDGLN.com 7.15.13

People with AIDS living longer, but aging is challenging — U-T San Diego 7.5.13

Photo Feature: Mama’s Kitchen Capital Campaign Open House — Gay San Diego 6.20.13

Mama’s Kitchen calls on public to support ‘Independence from Hunger’ initiative –LGBTWeekly.com 6.7.13

Mama’s Kitchen Launches public phase of capital campaign–SDGLN.com 5.30.13

Mama’s Kitchen launches Capital Campaign with free event June 20 –LGBTWeekly.com 5.29.13

Mama’s Day 2013 Breaks Fundraising Records – LGBT Weekly 5.20.13

Back-To-Back Benefits Scripps Cancer Care & Mama’s Kitchen — UT San Diego 5.19.13

Mama’s Day breaks its fundraising record in 2013 — SDGLN.com 5.18.13

Mama’s Kitchen Presents The 22nd Annual Mama’s Day Tasting Extravaganza Fundraiser–KPBS

Mama Knows Best — Fine Magazine 2.1.13

Host a Food Drive for Mama’s Pantry — Mission Valley News 2.1.13

A Tree of Life for Mama’s Kitchen – San Diego Uptown News 12.7.12

Mama’s Kitchen hosts the 21st annual Tree of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony – San Diego Magazine 12.1.12

20th Tree Lighting for World AIDS Day – Union Tribune 12.1.12

Volunteer delivers comfort and food – Union Tribune 11.30.12

Fight Continues in Combating the Perils of HIV/AIDS – Union Tribune 11.23.12

‘Mama’s Pie in the Sky’ A Rewarding Fundraiser for Kitchen – Union Tribune 11.4.12

Mama’s Kitchen gets baking with eighth annual pie fundraiser – SD Daily Transcript 9.27.12

Mama’s Kitchen wine tasting raises more than $26,000 – SD Daily Transcript 9.20.12

Mama’s Day 2012 – San Diego Magazine July 2012

Mama’s Day 2012 — ModernLuxury.com May 2012

Mama’s Day 2012 / Style Profile– Union Tribune 5.5.12

Mama’s Kitchen supporters to compete for “Man Diego Champion” title TONIGHT– SDGLN.com 3.27.12

Mama’s Kitchen to Deliver 6 Millionth Meal Today –SDGLN.com 3.9.12

Nutrition is Vital to the Sick–Gay San Diego 3.9.12

Holiday tree sale to benefit Mama’s Kitchen in San Diego — SDGLN.com 11/23/11

Biggest Bake Sale Bears Big Benefit –NBC San Diego 11/7/11

Thanksgiving Pie Sale: Benefitting Mama’s Kitchen — KPBS.org 10.23.11

Thanksgiving Pies from Mama’s Kitchen Benefit Critically Ill Neighbors in our Region — East County Magazine 10.8.11

Mama’s Kitchen Kicks Off Annual Fundraiser — KGTV San Diego/10 News.com 10.3.11

Local Nonprofit Mama’s Kitchen Kicks Off Bake Sale Fundraiser — Santee Patch 10.3.11

Mama’s Kitchen to begin annual pie sale Monday — SD Daily Transcript 9.29.11

Mama’s ‘Pie in the Sky’ Thanksgiving bake sale set to heat up–LGBT Weekly 9.29.11

COMMENTARY–Mama’s move to serve more in San Diego — SDGLN.com 9.14.11

Mama’s Kitchen Has New Home — KPBS 8.30.11

Mama’s Kitchen’s new facility with expanded services opens today — SDGLN.com 8.29.11

Mama’s Kitchen opens new facility in City Heights — SignOnSanDiego.com 8.24.22

Mama’s Kitchen moving its operation to City Heights — San Diego Daily Transcript 8.19.11

Mama’s Kitchen secures new building to expand services — SDGLN.com 8.15.11

Cheers to Mama’s Kitchen–Edge San Diego 8.15.11

Bourbon Street to Host Aug. 18 Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Mama’s Kitchen — SDGLN 7.21.11

Mama’s Kitchen adds additional drop-off locations for non-perishable items for Mama’s Pantry–SDGLN 7.15.11

VIDEO: Mama’s Kitchen honors volunteers with gala at Manchester Grand Hyatt- SDGLN.com 6.21.11

Mama’s Kitchen’s expanded mission includes those with cancer -SDGLN.com 6.1.11

Mama’s Kitchen has been helping those in need since 1990-SDGLN.com 5.13.11

Mama’s Day 2011 Food and Wine Charity Event – JustLuxe 5.13.11

Dine with Sam the Cooking Guy and Mama – LGBT Weekly 5.5.11

Tree of Life Ceremony – San Diego Daily Transcript 10.28.10

Mama’s Kitchen Awarded $10K – San Diego Daily Transcript 9.24.10

A Hunger to Help – San Diego Business Journal 9.13.10

Mama’s Kitchen Goes Green – The Bottom Line 8.13.10

Mama’s Kitchen Celebrates 20 Years! – GLT 9.9.10

Great Gatsby Meets Mama’s Kitchen – SDNews.com 9.9.10

Mama’s Kitchen to Celebrate 20th Year – SDGLN 9.2.10

Mama’s Day – San Diego Magazine July 2010

SDGLN: Mama’s Day Fundraiser

JustLuxe: Mama’s Day Review

Mama’s Day 2010 – NBC San Diego

NC Times: Mama’s Day 5 2 10

Uptown News 4.29.10 – Mama’s DayMama’s Day on NBC San Diego 5.4.10

SDGLN: Mama’s Day 2010

Ranch&Coast Mama’s Day 4.16.10

SD Daily Transcript Mama’s Day 4.15.10

Examiner.com San Diego City Guide: Mama’s Day 3.1.10

SignOnRadio Interview with Alberto Cortés 2.12.10

SDGLN: Mama’s Kitchen Thanks Community 1.22.10

NBC San Diego: Tantrums & Tiaras 2009

SDGLN Tree of Life 12.02.09

Ranch and Coast Magazine Pie in the Sky 11.06.09

SDNN: Pie in the Sky 10.14.09

GLT Pie in the Sky 11.09

SDNN: Tantrums & Tiaras 09