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 2016

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 »


Looking Forward to Pie

Even though it’s still summer, the Fall months will be here before you know it. The scent of pie will be wafting through the halls of Mama’s Kitchen, and our Pie in the Sky fundraiser will be in full swing! Each year, generous bakers donate apple, pumpkin, pecan and Dutch apple pies that are sold… Read the full article »


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 »


San Diego’s Top Chefs Celebrate Mama’s Kitchen at 25th Annual Mama’s Day in La Jolla

MEDIA/EVENT ADVISORY – FRIDAY, MAY 6 San Diego’s Top Chefs Celebrate Mama’s Kitchen at 25th Annual Mama’s Day in La Jolla More than 55 local restaurants, hotels and catering companies participating; 600 guests expected to attend. WHAT:            Mama’s Day 2016. Join us as more than 55 restaurants, hotels and catering companies come together for… Read the full article »


Save the Date for Our Annual Wine Tasting

Join the fun on Tuesday, August 2 at our annual Wine Tasting, hosted by Park and Rec. Enjoy sparkling, white, and red wine pours throughout the evening, while munching on delicious tray passed hors d’ouevres. It’s a delightful evening of fun, friends and fabulous tastes. You’ll also have a chance to play our popular ring… Read the full article »


Calendar of Events: April-June 2016

Calendar of Events Tuesday, April 5:   Volunteer Orientation 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Thursday, April 21:  Volunteer Orientation 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Tuesday, May 3:  Volunteer Orientation 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Friday, May 6:   Mama’s Day, 6:30-9:30 p.m. General Admission; 5:30 VIP Entrance, at Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Tuesday May… Read the full article »


Save the Date for Our Annual Wine Tasting–Tues. August 2

Join the fun on Tuesday, August 2 at our annual Wine Tasting, hosted by Park and Rec. Enjoy sparkling, white, and red wine pours throughout the evening, while munching on delicious tray passed hors d’ouevres. It’s a delightful evening of fun, friends and fabulous tastes. You’ll also have a chance to play our popular ring… Read the full article »


Spring Is Here and Mama Is Celebrating!

Every May for the past 25 years, Mama’s Kitchen has hosted Mama’s Day, San Diego’s premiere restaurant tasting and the Kitchen’s largest fundraiser of the year. Over 55 accomplished chefs join us to offer distinctive tastings to our guests, for an evening of food, fun and laughter. See the list of participating restaurants. This year… Read the full article »


REP Your Pride

REP Your Pride this Wednesday Mar. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the San Diego Repertory Theatre R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE. It’s a one-man tour-de-force that showcases the life, work and writings of one of the most remarkable minds of the 20th century. Buckminster Fuller, the Leonardo da Vinci of Our… 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 »


AIDS Walk

Thank you to everyone who joined Mama’s Team forAIDS Walk this year. We raised $3,325–enough to be eligible for a matching grant. AIDS Walk San Diego is the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser and the biggest non-governmental financial provider for HIV/AIDS in San Diego County.


Tree of Life

On December 1st, join Mama’s Kitchen to commemorate Worlds AIDS Day by recognizing and remembering those affected by AIDS at our Tree of LifeCeremony in Village Hillcrest. The memorial will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. It is an evening of special memories, singing, and sharing, and a candle… Read the full article »


Mama’s Kitchen Fund-A-Need

In honor of our 25th Anniversary, we’re collecting donations to help stock our kitchen shelves. Please consider making a donation that provides essential nutrition to our neighbors who are vulnerable to hunger. Here’s what your dollars can buy: Bananas for a Day $100 Beans for a Day $100 Whole Wheat Bread for One Week $250… Read the full article »


Pie is Love

When you buy a Thanksgiving pie from Mama’s Kitchen’s Pie in the Skybake sale, you’re providing seven life-saving meals to someone struggling with AIDS or cancer. These meals help our clients maintain essential weight and strength, metabolize medications, minimize side effects, strengthen their immune system, and return many of them to independent living. What a… Read the full article »


Celebrating 25 Years Under the Stars

On September 26, Mama’s Kitchen supporters gathered together with old friends and new, celebrating 25 years of providing nutrition to men, women, and children in our community who are affected by the devastating effects of AIDS or cancer. Co-chaired by Jon Bailey and Indra Gardiner Bowers, two long-time San Diegans and business leaders who met… Read the full article »


Mama Celebrates!

25 Years of Food and Love Join Mama’s Kitchen to celebrate our 25th Anniversary under the stars on Saturday, September 26 at the Illumina Campus in University City. Our goal is to raise $500,000, half of our annual food budget, to continue to deliver hot, nutrition-specific meals to our clients struggling with AIDS or cancer.  Mama’s has… Read the full article »