Over 1 million visits to a food bank last year (up 4% from 2018) and one third of those
were children under 18*
Getting Involved Is Easy
At Mama Earth, we think everyone deserves access to good, nutritious, organic food. So, you can imagine how
pumped we are to launch Mama's Helping Mamas! On an ongoing basis, we are committing
1% of our kitchen sales (not just profits!) to support moms who are facing food insecurity and are
challenged to afford nutritious food to feed their families. We will partner with various registered
charities to help get our hyper-fresh organic produce to those who need it most. We are happy to announce
our first partnership with The Stop Community Food Centre, specifically supporting their Healthy
And, if you'd like the opportunity to do some real good this year, we're opening it up to your support too!
If this doesn't give you the warm and fuzzies, we don't know what will!
Help us give these kids (and Mamas!) a better life.
1. Shop the Kitchen
Purchase lots of stuff from Mama's Kitchen (thank you!)
Browse Our Kitchen
2. Add a Donation
Donate to the Mama's Helping Mamas fund (you can add it right into your basket!)
You may remember The Stop from our Holiday food drives in the past, so as soon as we discovered this
opportunity, we knew right away we wanted to help them support pregnant and new moms who've been dealt a
challenging hand. Because managing things like low income, sole support parenting, unstable housing,
language barriers and/or lack of access to health care services, can often translate into poor pregnancy
outcomes like low birth weight. And, as it turns out, low birth weight is the single greatest risk
for other health complications down the road.
This program has seen a near 100% success rate in their Mamas having full term happy and healthy babies
of them last year to be exact!) and that number is growing every year. I'm telling you, these are some
the strongest people we've ever met, and watching them thrive with the support of the Healthy Beginnings
program is the most inspiring thing we've ever done (we still can't believe we get to be a part of it!).
At the Healthy Beginnings program, these Mamas are provided with a hot lunch, a healthy food basket, food
vouchers as well as education and support from a team of health care professionals (not to mention an
endless stream of love from neighbouring Portuguese and Italian grandmothers who show up to volunteer
Learn more about The Stop