Upcoming Events

Tacos Libertad Charity Beneficiary of the Month! | October 1, 2017

Mama’s Kitchen is thrilled to be featured as October’s charity beneficiary for Tacos Libertad! Located in Hillcrest, Libertad is San Diego’s first not-for-profit taco venture to dedicate earnings to charities, which rotate on a monthly basis. Offerings range from shrimp, skirt steak and pork belly to duck confit and octopus with house made tortillas and traditional churros to round out the menu. Support Mama’s Kitchen and come grab some tacos this October!

TACOS LIBERTAD | 1023 University Avenue | 619.481.5035

Pie in the Sky Bake Sale Kicks Off! | October 9, 2017

Mama’s Kitchen’s Pie the Sky Campaign begins today! Over two dozen local bakers will donate hundreds of fresh baked pumpkin, apple, Dutch apple and pecan pies to the West Coast’s largest bake sale. Order yours today, and pick them up the day before Thanksgiving at one of more than 20 pick-up sites around San Diego County. Each $25 pie we sell provides 8 meals to our clients.


Join our campaign today and help us reach our fundraising goal! You can register to sell pies by CLICKING HERE. Our www.mamaspies.org website makes it as easy as pie to take orders from your friends, family, and co-workers.

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Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure® | November 5, 2017

Sign up for the 2017 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure® taking place Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. The 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run will kick off at 8 a.m. at Balboa Park. Funds raised from the race help Komen provide free breast cancer services (diagnostic mammograms, life-saving screenings, temporary financial aid, meal deliveries, education, research and more) for those in need.


Today, there are more races than you can count. But none have the same impact on breast cancer as the Komen San Diego Race for the Cure. With $1.1 million invested here this year alone, Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest provider of free breast cancer treatments, services, and support. Because of generous community support, Komen San Diego is funding. Register and find more information here.

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Katie’s Healing Kitchen Pop-up Dinner | November 15, 2017

Katie’s Healing Kitchen will be taking over the Eat Your Heart Out food truck outside of Belching Beaver Brewery in North Park. Enjoy the healthy food you love in a relaxed fun environment. This month, they want to help the animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Bring in a $5 donation and you’ll get a bag of our delicious cheesy herbed popcorn. Donations are going to local charity “Pup Package” and “Austin Pets Alive”


Black bean taquitos with chipotle crema and cabbage slaw | Cilantro lime brown rice | Decadent chocolate mousse with churro dust


COST: $15.00 + tax (includes all 3 course)

Buy your ticket here. The price goes up to $15 twenty four hours before the event.

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Last day to order your Thanksgiving pie! | November 19, 2017

Order your pie while you can! November 19th is the last day to order your Thanksgiving Pie from Mama’s Kitchen. Choose from fresh, professionally baked pumpkin, apple, Dutch apple and pecan pies, and pick them up the day before Thanksgiving at one of more than 20 pick-up sites around San Diego County. Each $25 pie we sell provides 8 meals to our clients.


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Spike Out Hunger Charity Volleyball Tournament | November 24, 2017

Sign up to participate in the 2017 Beach Volleyball Tournament, hosted by the San Diego Beach Volleyball League. Have fun while playing for a good cause — ALL proceeds and donations will support the clients of Mama’s Kitchen.



Format: Co-Ed 4v4
Date: Nov 24, 2017

Check-In: 8:30 am
Tournament Starts: 9:00 am
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Place: South Mission Beach

All Levels Welcome!
Weighted Blind Draw Format
Lunch provided/Prizes for Top 3 Teams

Learn more by clicking on the event page or purchase tickets here.

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Giving Tuesday | November 28, 2017

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources. This giving Tuesday, support Mama’s Kitchen!

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Tree of Life | December 1, 2017

Each year Mama’s Kitchen and Village Hillcrest commemorate World AIDS Day by recognizing and remembering those affected by AIDS, as well as the ongoing leadership efforts made to end the epidemic. It is an evening of memories, singing, sharing, and a candle lighting to honor those affected by AIDS. Donation of $15 is requested for each personalized ornament to hang on the tree through December. Two ornaments can be personalized for $25.

Ralphs Food Drive |

Looking for another great way to give back this summer? Drop off non-perishable food donations on the 1st or 3rd Sunday of every month for Mama’s Pantry at Ralphs Hillcrest (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm) or at Ralphs Mission Valley (9:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm). Look for the big, red barrels!


Not sure what to bring? Check out our wish list.