18 Reasons shares our culinary skills and creativity with low-income communities
through Cooking Matters, a program offering free, six-week-long series
of cooking and nutrition classes throughout the Bay Area.
COOKING MATTERS VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
Each Cooking Matters class is taught by a Cooking Educator, a Nutrition Educator, and a Class Assistant working together in a team led by an 18 Reasons staff member. You don’t have to be a professional chef or nutritionist to volunteer with us – if you are passionate about healthy food and eager to share your skills and knowledge, we welcome you as a volunteer. Click here to learn more about volunteering in our Cooking Matters program.
BE OUR HOST SITE PARTNER:
We partner with host sites including clinics, shelters, housing sites, and after-school programs to offer Cooking Matters courses in communities throughout the Bay Area. If you represent an organization interested in hosting Cooking Matters classes, please click here to learn more about hosting Cooking Matters at your agency.
MANY THANKS TO OUR FUNDERS:
Share Our Strength
The CA Department of Food & Agriculture
The San Francisco Department of Public Health
The City of Oakland Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Fund
The California Wellness Foundation
Contra Costa Health Services
The GGS Foundation
No Kid Hungry
The UNFI Foundation
The Allen Foundation
The Irving Foundation
The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation
The Clif Bar Family Foundation
The Umpqua Charitable Foundation
The Safeway Foundation