Mama’s Kitchen Volunteers Prepare 3,000 Pie Boxes

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dedicated and hardworking Mama’s Kitchen volunteers were busy assembling, folding and labeling thousands of pie boxes for the annual Mama’s Pies Thanksgiving Bake Sale. The boxes were then delivered to local bakers who donated their time and talent to bake pies that are in turn sold by volunteer pie sellers to benefit Mama’s Kitchen.

Each pie cost $30 with funds raised allowing Mama’s Kitchen to cook, prepare and deliver 12 nutritious meals to vulnerable San Diegans facing hunger due to critical illnesses, including HIV, cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and chronic kidney disease. This year, Mama’s Kitchen hopes to raise $125,000 during the six-week sales period to fund 50,000 meals to benefit the organization’s clients in need.

Considered San Diego’s largest annual bake sale, Mama’s Pies brings together community volunteers to sell Thanksgiving pies baked and donated by local caterers, restaurants, and bakeries.

For 31 years, Mama’s Kitchen has served over 10 million meals and has never turned away a client who qualified for its services.

Mama’s Kitchen saw a 50 percent increase in demand in response to COVID. In 2020, the organization delivered 600,000 meals to our neighbors in need of nutrition and support. Mama’s Kitchen is currently home-delivering more than 12,000 meals a week, all throughout San Diego County.

Mama’s Kitchen Thanksgiving Bake Sale continues to offer a variety of delicious pies.

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