Because Feeding People Isn’t The Same
As Nourishing Them…


Research has demonstrated that living in poverty has a wide range of negative effects on the physical and mental health and well-being of children.


In its simplest form, Bracken’s Kitchen delivers hot and nutritious meals in a fun, and dignified manner. The program serves the highest quality and most nutritious meals that their clients will get all week.


At Bracken’s Kitchen we believe that we all share two universal and powerful human needs that run deep within. The need to breathe and the need to eat.  As we all know however, air is free and food is not.


Bracken’s Kitchen is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Orange County California.  Founded in 2013 our mission is simple: Through food recovery, culinary training and our community feeding program we are committed to recovering, re-purposing and restoring both food and lives.


The heart of who we are can be found in a statement first uttered in 1957 by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr;  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” 

At the core of our mission is a deep commitment to our nonprofit charity partners, business and professional supporters, volunteers, donors and employees.  Our relationship with each and every one of these groups is as important to us as those we feed. 

With their help we are committed to serving over 300,000 hot, tasty and nutritious meals in 2019.

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Bracken's Kitchen

Bill Bracken: Founder & Executive Chef


13941 Nautilus Drive

Garden Grove, CA 92843

Fed. Tax ID 46-2633171

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