Kaiser Permanente Volunteers Support Mama’s Kitchen

Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank Kaiser Permanente for their ongoing event and volunteer support. Kaiser Permanente believes in improving the health of our neighbors through the power of teamwork and the KPCares program. In addition to referring eligible participants to our programs, employees from Kaiser Permanente have volunteered to help prepare vegetable bags and… Read the full article »

Thank You Starbucks and the Starbucks Pride Alliance

Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank Starbucks and the Starbucks Pride Alliance for their continued volunteer support. Since last Fall, several individual Starbucks stores, corporate office employees, and the Starbucks Pride Alliance has volunteered their time at Mama’s Kitchen. Volunteers have help us prepare food items for Home-Delivered Meal Service Deliveries. Thank you so much!

Mama’s Reaches a New Milestone: 8 Million Meals Delivered!

On March 30, 2016, Mama’s reached another huge milestone. We delivered our eight MILLIONTH meal! That means 8,000,000 meals to people affected by AIDS or cancer who are too sick to cook for themselves or their families. Ron Roberts, Chairman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, and Mama’s Kitchen Executive Director Alberto Cortés… 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.

Mama’s Meal Services

Mama’s Kitchen continues to fill a need in our community by providing hot, nutritious meals to men, women and children who are affected by AIDS or cancer, free of charge. We offer 11 different meal plans to meet our clients’ nutritional requirements, and our meals are lovingly prepared and hand-delivered by hundreds of dedicated volunteers…. Read the full article »

In Memoriam: Sally B. Thornton

Sally B. Thornton, accomplished businesswoman, philanthropist, and longtime donor and friend to Mama’s Kitchen, passed away June 12 at the age of 81. Sally B. was involved with many nonprofits and charitable organizations in different capacities, and was a shining example of people helping people by dedicating her life to philanthropy. She has been involved… Read the full article »

Mama’s Pantry Fun Facts

  In order to protect the compromised immune systems of our clients, our pantry follows specific guidelines. Mama’s Pantry opened in January 2004, and since that time we’ve had 41,619 shopping visits, providing food to 1,950 HIV+ low-income neighbors. We purchase 100% of the perishable food items and 75% of the nonperishable food items 25%… Read the full article »