FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Arika Daniels / Suzy Garcia 619-232-0222 / 949-338-6672 firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com (Contact details not for public distribution) San Diego’s Original Tasting Event, Mama’s Day, Celebrates 25 Years Tasting extravaganza fundraiser presented by Nordstrom and hosted by Sycuan; Sam “The Cooking Guy” Zien returns as culinary host for eighth consecutive year… Read the full article »
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 »
MEDIA/EVENT ADVISORY – Wed., March 30 San Diego County Chairman Ron Roberts Delivers Eight Millionth Meal for Mama’s Kitchen **Interviews and meal delivery from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.** WHAT: Mama’s Kitchen, a local, nonprofit meal delivery service for men, women and children affected by AIDS or cancer, will deliver its eight millionth meal with… 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 »
Every May for the past 25 years, Mama’s Kitchen has hosted Mama’s Day, San Diego’s premiere restaurant tasting and the Kitchen’s largest fundraiser of the year. Over 55 accomplished chefs join us to offer distinctive tastings to our guests, for an evening of food, fun and laughter. See the list of participating restaurants. This year… Read the full article »
REP Your Pride this Wednesday Mar. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the San Diego Repertory Theatre R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE. It’s a one-man tour-de-force that showcases the life, work and writings of one of the most remarkable minds of the 20th century. Buckminster Fuller, the Leonardo da Vinci of Our… Read the full article »
“I was diagnosed with HIV in 1982. I spent my whole life dreading becoming disabled and prayed that I would never need to ask for help from ssi or any other services. After suffering a heart attack from the HIV medications, I found myself in need of help and on ssi. I was having trouble… Read the full article »
A big thank you to folks from The Irvine Company for taking time out of their day to come to the Kitchen and help prepare food for our delivery bags. You rock!
Sunday, March 6: Mama’s Pantry Food Drive at Ralph’s Hillcrest & Mission Valley Stores Thursday, March 10: Volunteer Orientation 4-5 pm at Mama’s Kitchen Thursday, March 17: Sip & Support 4-9 pm at Vinaventi Tuesday, March 22: Volunteer Orientation 4-5 pm at Mama’s Kitchen Wednesday, March 23: San Diego Repertory Theatre’s REP… Read the full article »
In their words… “Before I knew about Mama’s Kitchen, I had just been diagnosed with AIDS. I weighed about 145 lbs and was supposed to be 180 lbs. The meals have helped me with the necessary nutrition and having balanced meals helped my health improve. Otherwise, I probably would have continued to waste away.” —J.K.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Arika Daniels / Suzy Garcia Scatena Daniels Communications San Diego’s Original Tasting Event, Mama’s Day, Celebrates 25 Years Sam ‘The Cooking Guy’ Zien returns as Culinary Host for May 6 fundraising event; Tasting extravaganza fundraiser presented by Nordstrom and hosted by Sycuan EDITORS: To download high-resolution images for publicity purposes,… Read the full article »
“I started chemotherapy in May. Shortly thereafter I received my first Mama’s Kitchen bag, and boy did those homemade meals come in handy. I was wiped out and hurting from the chemo and couldn’t cook or even a trip to the store was too much the first 10 days after chemo. Without Mama’s Kitchen’s help,… Read the full article »
Drink water instead of sugary drinks when you’re thirsty. Regular soda, sweet tea, energy, sports drinks, and other sweet drinks usually contain a lot of added sugar, which provides more calories than needed. Many 12-ounce cans of soda have 10 teaspoons of sugar in them. To maintain a healthy weight, sip water or other drinks… Read the full article »
Mama’s Nutrition Education Service helps HIV-positive residents of San Diego County manage their diagnosis through proper nutrition by teaching free weekly nutrition classes. These 8-week sessions are fun and informative, and open to anyone in our community with a diagnosis of HIV. The next Nutrition Education class session: March 8 – April 27 If you… Read the full article »
Share the love this February by hosting a food drive for Mama’s Pantry. Even though the holiday food donations have come to an end, our clients still need the vital nutrition that Mama’s Pantry provides. Help keep our shelves stocked by hosting a food drive at your work, place of worship or social club. It’s… Read the full article »
The year 2015 was full of accomplishment for Mama’s Kitchen. Our senior management team had the opportunity to step into the role of leading the organization (with much support from the board of directors) during a Fieldstone Foundation funded three-month sabbatical that I took between January and April, 2015. After thoughtful consideration, the board of… Read the full article »
We enjoyed providing breakfast for our healthcare referral partners here at Mama’s Kitchen. Thank you all for your wonderful work and for making sure your clients are well taken care of.
In Their Words… “I had no money for food. They even provided me with a cart because I had to take the bus. They are always very friendly and helpful. Mama’s Kitchen has been a life-saver month after month!” –S.G., a Mama’s Pantry client
We would like to thank Debbra Ward and the team at theLevi Strauss and Co. store in San Ysidro for supporting Mama’s Kitchen. The group recently volunteered as a team to prepare snack bags for our meal deliveries and nominated Mama’s Kitchen to receive a grant from Levi Strauss. Thank you Debbra and your team… Read the full article »