Category: Health

Mama’s Kitchen fundraiser

City Heights-based Mama’s Kitchen hopes to raise $500,000, half of its annual food budget, at its 25th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 26.

City Heights-based Mama’s Kitchen has a big goal for its upcoming 25th Anniversary Celebration: to raise $500,000, half of the organization’s annual food budget. The celebration will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Illumina…

Evento de recaudación de fondos de Mama’s Kitchen

Mama’s Kitchen, con sede en City Heights, desea alcanzar una gran meta en la Celebración de su 25º Aniversario: recaudar $500,000, la mitad del presupuesto anual para alimentos de la organización. La celebración se llevará a cabo el sábado, 26…

Nourishing the heart, one meal at a time

Hours worked and miles driven by Mama’s Kitchen volunteers add up to about $1 million a year in value.

Soon after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, Ellie Ramos began a course of treatment that included multiple surgeries, aggressive chemotherapy and radiation. The side effects were brutal. Just finding the strength to cook a healthy meal for…

Nutriendo el corazón, una comida a la vez

Voluntarios de Mama’s Kitchen, con sede en City Heights, preparan y entregan comidas gratis cada semana a 350 clientes que viven con SIDA o cáncer.

Poco después de haber sido diagnosticada con cáncer de mama en el 2010, Ellie Ramos comenzó un tratamiento que incluyó varias cirugías y agresivas rondas de quimioterapia y radiación. Los efectos secundarios fueron atroces. Encontrar la energía para preparar una…

New soccer arena opens

The new YMCA soccer field hosts adult and youth soccer games, flag football, and camp activities.

Soccer lovers have a new arena at the Copley-Price Family YMCA in City Heights. The outdoor arena opened for play May 8 and already has become one of the busiest soccer fields in the county. The soccer arena is a…

Inaugura nueva arena de fútbol

Los amantes del fútbol ahora tienen una nueva arena en el YMCA Copley-Price Family en City Heights. La arena al aire libre fue inaugurada el 8 de mayo y ya se ha convertido en uno de los campos de fútbol…

Staying nourished during summer

Summer Fun Café is back, and that means free meals to help children stay nourished during the school break.
PHOTO CREDIT: San Diego Unified School District.

Free meals to help children stay nourished during school break will be served via Summer Fun Café at several City Heights sites through the end of August. Breakfast and lunch will be served at Central Elementary School from July 23…

Manteniendo una buena nutrición durante el verano

Comidas gratis que ayudaran los niños a mantener una buena nutrición durante las vacaciones de verano se servirán a través del Café Summer Fun (Diversión de Verano) en varios lugares de City Heights hasta fines del mes de agosto. El…

Halal option introduced at Crawford High School

Mariam Ali, a parent of a Crawford High School student, discusses the benefits of halal school lunches with school administrators and students on May 15.

Several years ago, a group of refugee mothers from the City Heights-based United Women’s East African Support Team began telling San Diego Unified’s Food Services Director Gary Petill that their children attending Crawford High School weren’t eating lunch. “All students…

Opción halal introducida en la Preparatoria Crawford

Hace varios años, un grupo de madres refugiadas que pertenecían al Equipo de Apoyo de las Mujeres de África del Este, con sede en City Heights, comenzaron a decirle a Gary Petill, Director de Servicios Alimenticios del Distrito Escolar Unificado…