Mama’sclient story1 Kitchen prepares three nutritious meals for every day of the year and delivers them to our clients’ homes, free of charge.

Meals are delivered to their dependent children, too.

Referral from a Case Manager, Social Worker or Physician is required. Ongoing client contact by the referral source is required in order to re-certify client eligibility for services every six (6) months.

Clients must meet the following eligibility qualifications:

  • Client must be mentally or physically unable to prepare meals for themselves
  • A current diagnosis letter identifying the type of cancer must be provided by a physician
  • Client must be a resident of San Diego County
  • Client must provide documentation of current income

Meals are delivered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; our delivery hours in Central San Diego are 4:00 – 6:00pm, and in North and East County 3:00 – 5:00pm.

Our DSC01737-smExecutive Chef prepares 19 meal plans to meet clients’ individual nutritional requirements. With a six week menu cycle, we supply 100% of the daily nutrition recommended by the American Dietetic Association for people with cancer.

For further information concerning our programs, or to understand how to qualify for services, please contact our Client Services team at 619.233.6262, or email them at


Supported by the San Diego Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Breast Cancer Outreach Project reaches out to residents of San Diego County who have breast cancer and cannot prepare their own meals, and connects them with our life-saving Critical Illness Nutrition Program.

Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through the County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency.

This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Mama’s Kitchen, Inc. is a San Diego nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)3 charity organization.