Thank you for celebrating the delivery of Mama’s Kitchen’s 10 millionth meal! This milestone, was reached sooner than expected due an overall 50% increase in demand for our services as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. Thank you for supporting our mission and helping us serve the next million meals.
10 Millionth Meal Celebration!
Mama’s Kitchen delivers our 10 millionth meal! On Wednesday, March 31, Mama’s Kitchen will be celebrating the delivery of the 10 millionth meal served from our kitchen since our founding in 1990. The 10 millionth meal milestone has been reached sooner than expected due to the overall 50% increase in demand for our services as… Read the full article »
Mama’s Kitchen Selected as Tacos Libertad’s Charity Beneficiary for the Month of October
MAMA’S KITCHEN SELECTED AS TACOS LIBERTAD’S CHARITY BENEFICIARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER Mama’s Kitchen Will Receive 100% of Proceeds from San Diego’s Charitable Taqueria San Diego, CA [September 29, 2017] – Mama’s Kitchen is thrilled to announce that they are partnering with San Diego-based restaurant collective, the Cohn Restaurant Group, to be featured as… Read the full article »
Last Martini Standing 4 – Thank You!
The 4th Annual Last Martini Standing event was a spirited success! The event raised over $4,200 for Mama’s Kitchen, which will go directly towards providing meals for our neighbors battling critical illnesses. Over 130 attendees were able to sample signature martinis, vote for their favorites (the coffee-vodka martini was a surprising front-runner!) and cheer on… Read the full article »
Mama’s Kitchen Kicks Off West Coast’s Largest Bake Sale Benefitting San Diegans Battling Critical Disease
Media Contact: Scatena Daniels Communications San Diego – Sept. 21, 2017 – Many of San Diego’s top pastry chefs, caterers and bakeries will donate hundreds of traditional Thanksgiving pies for the 2017 Mama’s Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving Bake Sale. The fundraiser, now in its 13th year, benefits Mama’s Kitchen, a community-driven organization that provides nutrition… Read the full article »
Last Martini Standing
Get ready for an evening of fabulous fun at the fourth annual LAST MARTINI STANDING on Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m. The (21+ only) event will be held at the home of Mama’s Kitchen board member Dr. Adam Zweig and Demetrius De la Cruz . The event will feature six… Read the full article »
Mama’s Day 2017 Raises $171,800
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Scatena Daniels Communications San Diego’s top chefs, restaurants and resorts return for monumental event benefitting Mama’s Kitchen, which supports San Diegans living with HIV/AIDS or cancer San Diego – May 22, 2017 – On the evening of Friday, May 12, approximately 600 attendees filled the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at… Read the full article »
Mama’s Day 2017 – San Diego’s Premiere Restaurant Tasting Extravaganza
Mama’s Day, San Diego’s most popular culinary and social event benefiting Mama’s Kitchen, will take place on Friday, May 12 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Now in its 26th year, the Mama’s Day fundraiser is a major source of funding for Mama’s Kitchen, where San Diego’s finest chefs will serve guests delectable samples… Read the full article »
Fund-raise for Mama!
We’ve made it super easy and fun to raise money for Mama. You can set up a fundraising page, tell your story, and easily get your message out to your social contacts. And the possibilities are endless: Ask for donations to celebrate your (or a friend’s) birthday, host a food drive, put on a… Read the full article »
Join Us at the San Diego Pride Parade
Plan to walk with Mama’s Kitchen in the San Diego Pride Parade on July 15, 2017! We don’t have our exact location in the parade line-up yet, but will post it when it becomes available. You’re invited to join us, so come be part of the fun! The annual San Diego Pride Parade is among… Read the full article »
Press Release: Mama’s Day Tasting Extravaganza Fundraiser
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Suzy Garcia / Arika Daniels Scatena Daniels EDITOR: To download high-resolution images for publicity purposes, click here. Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine to Host 26th Annual Mama’s Day Tasting Extravaganza Fundraiser Friday, May 12: Support Mama’s Kitchen while sipping refreshing cocktails and savoring special dishes created by San… Read the full article »
San Diego’s Original Tasting Event, Mama’s Day, Celebrates 26 Years
Chair Jennifer Kearns invites you to savor memorable signature dishes at this tasting extravaganza fundraiser, presented by Nordstrom and hosted by Sycuan San Diego – Feb. 27, 2017 – The 26th annual Mama’s Day is scheduled for Friday, May 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine… Read the full article »
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 »
Calendar of Events: January – May 2017
January 26 Volunteer Orientation, Mama’s Kitchen, 4-5 p.m. Jan. 20 – Feb. 19 Altar Boyz playing at Coronado Playhouse February 1 – 29 Month-of-Love – Host a Food Drive! February 9 Volunteer Orientation, Mama’s Kitchen, 4-5 p.m. February 21 Volunteer Orientation, Mama’s Kitchen, 10-11 a.m. May 12 Mama’s… 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 »
Tree of Life World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil Set for December 1 at Village Hillcrest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Diego – NOV. 3, 2016 – Mama’s Kitchen and Village Hillcrest will host the 25th annual Tree of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., at 3965 Fifth Avenue in Hillcrest. The ceremony, which is sponsored by AIDS Healthcare Foundation and considered San Diego County’s premiere… 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 »
Calendar of Events: November – December 2016
Tuesday, November 1: Volunteer Orientation, 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Saturday, November 5: All-levels yoga class at Mosaic Yoga, 6:30 p.m. All donations benefit Mama’s Kitchen. If you’re unable to make the class, you can contribute at https://goo.gl/gT1GJh Thursday November 17: Volunteer Orientation, 4-5 p.m. at Mama’s Kitchen Saturday, November 12: Pie Box-Making Party at Mama’s Kitchen… 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 »