Mama's Pies Bake Sale

Save the Date for San Diego's largest Thanksgiving Bake Sale in support of our critically ill neighbors! Pie sales begin Monday, October 7 and end on Sunday, November 24. Pies will be ready for pick-up on Wednesday, November 27.

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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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Mama's Pantry
Cereal Drive!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is even more important if you are coping with a life-threatening illness. Help us to continue to provide this healthy breakfast option for our neighbors battling HIV!

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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 Love

“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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Food is Love

“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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“No matter what your thoughts or beliefs, we are all people first. All people with the same basic need, food. Mama’s Kitchen provides that need to those who cannot provide it for themselves. It truly is that simple.”

Cynthia | Donor & Volunteer

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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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