through nutrition and heartfelt service
Nourishing Our Community
See Our Menu
by developing skills and discovering passions
Cultivating Teen Engagement
for a happier and healthier community
Connecting with Others
with generously offered resources
Feeding the Soul

Healing Meals

We provide delicious, nourishing meals to people going through a serious illness to help restore their health, especially when they lack financial means and/or personal support. 

Become a client

Empowered Teens

Our teen volunteer program, overseen by a professional chef, teaches gardening, health benefits, cooking and presentation skills, all while serving those in need.

See how teens make a difference

Community Support

Adult volunteers and caring donors plant the seeds that grow into this amazing care for family, friends, neighbors and others who are in the most vulnerable times of their lives.

Tina's Story ... Food from the Heart

With my 30+ years in healthcare, I see many people in health crisis who just don’t have the energy to cook or sometimes even eat, even when their body cries out for it. Because nutritious food is so basic to good health, Healthy Community Kitchen strives to close the loopholes in the plan to get well. It has been my dream to make a difference for others in our community.

In May 2015, I visited my youngest son Nick (pictured left in the orange shirt, at Ceres) through his work as Associate Chef/Teen Coordinator at Ceres Community Project in Northern California.  When I learned about the amazing life-giving care they provide through food and visits from Delivery Angels, while also training teens to be health-conscious consumers and community-minded citizens, I knew it was an idea ripe for the Madison area.

Please help us bring comfort, nourishment and healing meals from the heart.

Tina La Haise


“When we replace I with WE, even illness becomes WELLNESS”

How your gift helps

Imagine an entire week of beautifully prepared, nutritious meals for $65. Can’t be done, you say? Let us show you! Powered by our caring mission,...
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Volunteer Your Time

Adults help prepare and deliver meals while teens sharpen their cooking skills and nutrition knowledge. Learn more about becoming a volunteer here.

Meet Our Staff

Like perfect ingredients, our staff comes together in one great recipe for success!   Our amazing team on this journey include, from left: John Carver,...
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Thank you to our supporters!

We are grateful for the financial and in-kind support of our healing meals by the following individuals and organizations:

Cheryl and Rachel Utke

Thank you to the “Spice Girls” (hens) for donation of eggs!

Jan Ebert

Thank you to Jan’s hens for donation of their eggs!

Brian Emerson, Associate Research Specialist, UW-Urban & Regional Food Systems

Thank you Brian for donating amazing carrots, onions and squash!

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