Advances against HIV made, but there’s more to do

By Alberto Cortés, Executive Director of Mama’s Kitchen This article originally appeared in the San Diego Union Tribune Nov. 27, 2015  An estimated 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the United States. We know that as a result of advances in treatment in the form of effective antiretroviral therapy, life expectancy of people… 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 »

Mama’s Meal Services – March 2016

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 »

Mama’s Reaches a New Milestone: 8 Million Meals Delivered!

On March 30, 2016, Mama’s reached another huge milestone. We delivered our eight MILLIONTH meal! That means 8,000,000 meals to people affected by AIDS or cancer who are too sick to cook for themselves or their families. Ron Roberts, Chairman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, and Mama’s Kitchen Executive Director Alberto Cortés… Read the full article »

A Look Back at 2015

2015 was a busy year for Mama’s Kitchen. Here’s a look back to some of the fun we had. We started serving healthier whole wheat bread in 2015. Our 25th Anniversary Celebration raised critical funds to feed our clients struggling with AIDS or cancer. Our meal staging area got a makeover during our Board of… Read the full article »