Mission: Mission and values:the people's kitchen is san luis obispo, california's only organization that provides a hot noon meal to anyone who us hungry regardless of financial, religious or social orientation. Our mission is to feed san luis obispos hungry by providing hot noon meals 363 days a year (thanksgiving day and christmas day meals are provided by other charitable groups in our area) through an area wide network of volunteer groups that have banded together in the fight to end hunger. The people's kitchen has adopted the following statement of values, which guides all of our actions and planning. Respect we respect the inherent worth and dignity of every person and treat all with justice, equity and compassion. We honor the lives, concerns and stories of people in need and expect our volunteer partners to do the same. We accept one another and encourage diversity of thoughts and ideas. Stewardship and accountability we keep faith with the public trust through the efficient and compas
Programs: For more than 30 years the peoples kitchen has provided a noon meal to the hungry. More than 30,000 meals are served each year. The success of the peoples kitchen has been due to the volunteer efforts of many individuals and organizations. The peoples kitchen does not receive local, state, or federal money. All meals are provided through our volunteer efforts. All overhead costs are covered by income funds that are set aside for that purpose leaving 100% of all donations going directly to benefit the hungry in our area.