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 »
Our clients inspire us with their courage and strength. We remember them with fondness, and will miss them going forward. We say goodbye to Miguel M., Ramon G., Alfredo L., David G., Kelly F., Eric B., John B., Tony S and Steve G.
Oatmeal is made of oat groats that have either been ground, crushed, steel-cut, or rolled. Ground oats are also called “white oats”. Steel-cut oats are known as “coarse oatmeal” or “Irish oatmeal”. Oats are one of the highest-protein whole grains, and their vitamin and mineral content can’t be beat. 1 cup of cooked oats has:… Read the full article »
Mama’s Kitchen is dedicated to providing essential nutrition to those struggling with AIDS or cancer in our community. We strive to give critically ill people a second chance at life. For some, illness strikes and they have nowhere to turn. Often they are too weak or too sick to shop and prepare meals for themselves… Read the full article »
Mama’s Kitchen would like to applaud the Coronado Playhouse in gratitude for their generous support! The 2016 season marks Coronado Playhouse’s 70th year of community theatre. The first show of the year was Sugar, based on the screenplay for the classic film Some Like It Hot. At each show, Coronado Playhouse sold fresh baked cookies… Read the full article »
Hunger causes AIDS and cancer medications to be less effective (or worse, toxic) and makes it difficult for people to safely take these medications. Mama’s Kitchen responds to San Diego’s need for a county-wide meal delivery service for local residents who are living with AIDS or cancer and are physically and/or mentally unable to prepare… Read the full article »
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 »
Thank you to all the individuals and organizations in our community who’ve supported the mission of Mama’s Kitchen. We appreciate your charitable efforts on our behalf! The Coronado Playhouse raised funds for Mama’s Kitchen during their run of the play, Sugar. They also sold Mama’s cookies during intermission and held a food drive to support… Read the full article »
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 »
The summer months are an important time for Mama’s to collect food for our Pantry. Our clients need nutrition all year long, and while our community is very generous, many of our donations come in during the holidays. We urge you to host a food drive at your work, social club, or place of worship,… Read the full article »
Mama’s Kitchen would like to thank Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for their vision and generosity. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations and draws upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has supported Mama’s Kitchen since 1993, and… Read the full article »
In addition to the nutrition we provide for our clients, our hope is that we bring comfort and some measure of peace to our clients who are battling a critical illness. Our condolences to the friends and family of our clients who have passed, including Akinori S. and Rickie N.
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 »
Mama’s Kitchen continues to fill a need in our community by providing free, nutritious meals to men, women and children who are affected by AIDS or cancer. We offer 11 different meal plans to meet our clients’ nutritional requirements, and our meals are lovingly prepared and hand-delivered by hundreds of volunteers. In addition, Mama’s Pantry… Read the full article »
Take your time when you eat, enjoy the taste and textures. Use hunger and fullness cues to recognize when to eat and when you’ve had enough. Use a smaller plate to help with portion control. Choose more vegetables, fruits, whole grains and fat-free or 1% milk and dairy products. Sip smarter and drink water… Read the full article »