We have officially moved out of the old location at 517 W Struck Ave. We will not be needing volunteers until further notice. Please stay tuned for more news in the coming weeks. Until then please redirect all mail to
P.O. Box 4247 Orange, CA 92863-4247

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HELPING THE LESS FORTUNATE

A place where everyone is welcomed. Mary’s Kitchen is a volunteer organization whose aim is to provide compassionate care for the less fortunate of Orange County, California. All services are conducted in a manner, which preserves dignity.

Mary's kitchen changing the narrative in homeless navigation services and feeding the less fortunate

With a forward vision of doing more to shape and build lives even as we fight the city's lease agreement termination destabilizing vital services. Join Mary's Kitchen in changing the face of homelessness.

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Providing Vital Services

In 2021, Mary's Kitchen provided over 59,000 meals, laundry, mail, and gas services to thousands of Orange County residents. 

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We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and those we serve. Mary's Kitchen remains open and is offering helpful information and resources.

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DAILY, OUR COMMITTED COOKS  

PREPARE NUTRITIONAL MEALS BOTH BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOR APPROXIMATELY 200 PEOPLE ON A GIVEN DAY.

Mary's Kitchen In The News

As a 35-year resident of Costa Mesa and the former chairman of the Costa Mesa Homeless Task Force, I am compelled to offer a few thoughts on attempts to close Mary’s Kitchen in Orange.

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For nearly 40 years, a nonprofit organization has helped feed those in need in the city of Orange. Now, they may be searching for a new location

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Mary's Kitchen Orange County's soup kitchen that fed homeless for decades fights to stay open despite order to close, but judge said Friday no facility can stay open just a little bit longer.

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Facing a lawsuit over the decision to close Mary’s Kitchen, Orange leaders remained steadfast in their support of the soup kitchen’s eviction, saying the nonprofit has to vacate its city-owned site this weekend.

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YOU CAN BREAK THE CHAINS

BE THE DIFFERENCE OF CHANGE

More people than ever before are becoming homeless in California as we face unsuspecting challenges. Mary's Kitchen continues to provide clothing, hot meals, showers, laundry and mail services. Help build lives and lift someone's future.

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