Emergency Response

In response to the growing need for our services during COVID-19, Sycuan Resort Casino has announced they will MATCH all donations dollar-for-dollar up to $25,000.

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Volunteer Recognition

On Thursday, June 18 we hosted our first-ever Virtual Volunteer Recognition to honor our volunteers and to award 12 who have demonstrated exceptional commitment and dedication.

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Mama's Has Pride!

Mama's Kitchen will be celebrating Pride Live as this year's parade goes virtual! Join us on Saturday, July 18 for an online celebration.

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Food is Love

“If I took Mama’s Kitchen out of the equation, I don’t know what I would have done.”

Doreen & her son Eric | Clients since 2001

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Food is Medicine

“I give to Mama’s Kitchen because I made a promise to my dear friends who died of AIDS: I would make a difference.”

Heather | Donor & Volunteer since 2005

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9 Million Meals Delivered!

On Monday, September 30, Mama's Kitchen celebrated a new milestone with the delivery of our 9 millionth meal!

Joining our commemoration was President pro Tempore of the California Senate Toni Atkins who alongside Executive Director Alberto Cortés and Mama's Kitchen Board President Kevin Atto, delivered the meal to Austin, a Mama's Kitchen client since 2002.

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Food Heals

“I have been a Mama's Kitchen constituent & volunteer for over 10 years. I am a strong believer in the mission & have complete trust that all donor dollars being used wisely and efficiently to meet the needs of the organization.”

Dave | Donor & Volunteer since 1999

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Mama’s Kitchen’s Bread & Butter Club is a special, dedicated community of people that provides reliable support each month to our organization and programs.

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About Us

Mama’s Kitchen, a community-driven organization, believes that everyone is entitled to the basic necessity of life — nutritious food. Our nutrition services improve the lives of women, men, and children vulnerable to hunger due to HIV, cancer, or other critical illnesses.


Number of meals Mama’s Kitchen has delivered since our formation in 1990.

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