Susan G. Komen for the Cure

UPDATED: ACTION ALERT: Tell Susan G. Komen not to throw Planned Parenthood under the bus

Editor's Note: As of Friday, February 3, 2012, the Susan G. Komen foundation has announced a reversal on the decision to defund Planned Parenthood. Social media played a significant role in the exertion of pressure on the severely tarnished foundation, which only yesterday offered conflicting reasons for ending the funding in the first place. This action alert was submitted to San Diego Gay & Lesbian News on Thurs., Feb. 2 for the action of our readers.

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Mama’s Kitchen’s expanded mission includes those with cancer

In 2006, 16 years after Mama’s Kitchen was established, the organization’s board of directors recognized another pressing need in San Diego. By 2006, Mama’s Kitchen had grown from two volunteers delivering meals and two people who were living with AIDS, to an organization of more than 800 volunteers reaching out to over 530 clients across San Diego County. Nevertheless, the board recognized that there were other critically ill members of our community who were equally as vulnerable to hunger, but for whom there existed no such service.