RMD Group Supports Mama with a Virtual Food Drive

Mama’s Kitchen would like thank our friends at RMD Group for a hosting a virtual food drive to support our pantry service! Mama’s Kitchen’s pantry service helps provide lifesaving nutrition to San Diegans who are low-income and living with HIV/AIDS. Unlike other food banks and pantries, we offer perishable foods such as fresh ground beef,… Read the full article »


A Message from the Executive Director – Winter 2017

Our experience at Mama’s Kitchen during the holiday season is an affirming one. It’s one that leaves us feeling an overwhelming sense of gratitude for the expressions of generosity witnessed at this time: Food drives that support Mama’s Pantry; Financial gifts that support all of Mama’s services; and Volunteers that are eager to support the… Read the full article »


A Good Friend to Mama

Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank Swinerton and the Swinerton Foundation for their generous support throughout 2016! This year, Swinerton volunteers spent several afternoons in our kitchen preparing vegetable and snack items for our Home-Delivered Meals Service. These items are staples of our meal deliveries and help us provide a fresh and diverse menu to… Read the full article »


Pie in the Sky – A Sweet Success!

Thank you to all the volunteers, bakers, and sponsors, along with individuals and team sellers for their amazing energy and dedication to our Pie in the Sky bake sale. With the community’s united efforts, we surpassed our goal and raised over $127,000 which helps ensure individuals who are living with AIDS or cancer have hot… Read the full article »


The Normal Heart at Ion Theatre to Benefit Mama’s Kitchen

Mama’s Kitchen is teaming up with the Ion Theatre for a special performance of The Normal Heart on November 30th. 10% of all Nov. 30 ticket sales will be donated to Mama’s Kitchen, and you’ll have a chance to hear our Executive Director, Alberto Cortés, speak before the show. The Normal Heart runs from Nov…. Read the full article »


Join Us for World AIDS Day, December 1st

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 special memories, singing and sharing, and a candle lighting to honor those affected by AIDS. Join us at our… Read the full article »


Bring Warm Holiday Spirit to Our Neighbors Battling Illness

Celebrate the spirit of giving with your friends and family and help Mama’s Kitchen feed our sick clients who are in need and often alone during the holidays. There are lots of ways that you can have fun while making a difference in the lives of homebound and critically ill neighbors: Buy or sell Thanksgiving pies… Read the full article »


A Recipe For Love

Every ingredient that goes into our Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving Bake Sale is inspired by love. Pies are lovingly baked and donated by award-winning chefs, bakeries, and restaurants. Then, our generous community sponsors and underwriters provide critical financial support and media support. Lastly, our sweet and dedicated volunteers do everything from selling pies, assembling… Read the full article »


Thank you to our AIDS Walk Team!

A big thank you to all the supporters who joined Mama’s Kitchen team for the 2016 AIDS Walk/Run San Diego! Our team raised over $5,300, a portion of which will be matched by grant funds. AIDS Walk/Run San Diego is a community event hosted by the LGBT Center where we gather to remember the many… Read the full article »


Fundraise for Mama!

  We’re thankful for our supporters who fundraise for us–they make a big difference in the lives of critically ill people in our community. Mama’s Kitchen relies on donations from our supporters to help fund our programs and bring our mission to life. We’re making it a whole lot easier (and more fun!) for anybody… Read the full article »


Calendar of Events – August-November

Tuesday, August 23: Volunteer Orientation, 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Wednesday, September 7: Volunteer Orientation, 10-11 a.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Tuesday, September 20: Volunteer Orientation, 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Saturday, September 24: Join Mama’s Kitchen’s team at AIDS Walk Monday, October 10-Sunday November 20: Mama’s Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving Bake Sale Saturday, October 15: ‘MONSTERS… Read the full article »


Register for AIDS Walk/Run with Mama’s Kitchen’s Team

Mama’s Kitchen will join efforts with hundreds of local fundraising runners, walkers and teams for AIDS Walk & Run on Saturday, Sept. 24. This year our team will be eligible for matching grant funds from the event! Funds from AIDS Walk & Run will support 15 HIV/AIDS community based service providers, including Mama’s Kitchen! And… Read the full article »


Mama’s Kitchen Receives $40,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation

Mama’s Kitchen is proud to receive a $40,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program! The Walmart State Giving Program is focused on fighting hunger and improving nutrition, creating economic opportunities, and strengthening communities through local causes. The Walmart Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities so people can live better. They strive to make… Read the full article »


Medtronic Foundation Awards Mama’s Kitchen A Generous Health Access Grant

Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank the Medtronic Foundation for their generous support of our Home-Delivered Meal Service. The Medtronic Foundation has provided a two-year Health Access Grant in the amount of $50,000 to Mama’s Kitchen in recognition of our continued commitment to improve access to healthcare in San Diego County. This contribution will provide… Read the full article »


Supporting Mama

We have an awesome group of supporters who raise funds for us, donate, collect food for Mama’s Pantry, and volunteer here at the Kitchen. We applaud every single one of them and encourage you to join us and help feed our neighbors who are affected by AIDS or cancer.


21st Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser Benefitting Mama’s Kitchen

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21st Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser Benefitting Mama’s Kitchen The fundraiser will help Mama’s Kitchen continue its mission to deliver meals to San Diego community members affected by AIDS/HIV or Cancer SAN DIEGO – June 16, 2016 –Park & Rec in University Heights hosts and presents Mama’s Kitchen’s 21st Annual Wine Tasting… Read the full article »


Nourishing Children: The Sundt Foundation

Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank the Sundt Foundation for their generous support of Mama’s Kitchen’s Children Nutritional Health Program. This program serves the children of our Home-Delivered Meal Service clients who are vulnerable to hunger because their parent is simply too ill from AIDS or cancer to shop for and prepare nutritious food. By… Read the full article »