The mission of Food & Friends is to foster a
community caring for men, women, and children
living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other
life-challenging illnesses by preparing and
delivering specialized meals and groceries in
conjunction with nutrition counseling.
Values of Food & Friends
Accountability: At every level
of our organization we are accountable to our
clients, donors, volunteers, staff and the
public - with unwavering integrity of program
services and financial standards.
Community: Partnerships and
collaborations are vital to our success, both
inside and outside the organization, as we build
communities that invest in the welfare of
Compassion: With hearts open
to the needs of all, we believe friendship,
empathy and kindness are as much a part of the
sustenance we provide as the meals we prepare.
confidentiality, respect, and a commitment to
quality of life for all, we recognize the
dignity of every client, volunteer, donor, staff
member, and guest.
Diversity: The caring, loving,
fun and dynamic nature of our organization is
made possible by the diversity of the people we
serve and those who help us serve.
Excellence: At every level of
operation and public engagement - from food
planning and preparation to nutrition education
and workshops, from volunteer coordination to
special events - we are committed to the highest
standards of quality and excellence.
Reliability: As safety,
trustworthiness and dependability in all aspects
of our operations are the cornerstones of our
services, our clients, volunteers, staff and
guests can rely on us to fulfill our mission
without fail every day.