Providing Meals for those in Need

november 2017

november 28th


Heartfelt Helpings and Best Buddies SDSU partner to create nutritious and delicious brown bag lunches for our homeless neighbors that reside at PATH San Diego.  The beautifully decorated lunch bags ensure that each and every meal is delivered with a heartfelt sentiment.

Best Buddies is dedicated to creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Special thanks to Best Buddies officers Haley B, Julia, Haley L, Ella, Kate and Natalia for organizing this event at San Diego State University.  Thanks to volunteers Alejandra, Makenna, Jacob, Kate F, Alex, Ariel, Jessica, Courtney, Lexy, Allison, Arianna, Anthony, Victoria, Anne, Marlene, Ivette, Nicole, Olivia, Maddie, Andy, Richie, Emily, Lia, Jessica M, Katie R, Haley, Brenden, Hayley, Sean, Olivia, Madison, and Reagan for taking time out of their busy schedules to create a Light Up The LOVE - TM and being of service to those in need in our community.


november 27th


A special thank you to the San Diego State University Housing students at Cucicalli resident hall for taking time out today their busy schedules to prepare 200  brown bag lunches for our homeless neighbors that reside at the Alpha Project campground in downtown San Diego.

Thanks to Cristal for organizing the event and to Hannah, David, Haley, Brendon, Janelle, Rachel M, Karissa, Rachel F, Natalie, Regan M, Teagan, Ashley, Bianca, Arleen, Acheir, Diana, Emily, Rachel C, Noemi, Emma, Trevor, and Joanna for creating a Light Up The LOVE - TM moment for those in need.


november 19th


Heartfelt Helpings provided another delicious and nutritious meal for the residents in transitional housing at PATH San Diego this Sunday.  A special thank you to Erin, Sophie, Soleil, Elizabeth, Inge, Cassandra and Cheryl from the National Charity League, Inc.  Del Sol Chapter for coming to help prepare and serve a hearty meal of pork roast, rice pilaf, green salad, garlic bread and assorted desserts.  The residents were truly grateful!  

Thank you to Smart & Final for donating the roasts and to Vons for donating the garlic bread and assorted desserts.  Together we continue to make a difference in our community!



november 19th


Thanksgiving came early this year for the homeless youth that participate in the Doors of Change Taking Music & Art to the Streets Program.  Heartfelt Helpings provided a traditional thanksgiving meal on Sunday.  Everyone was grateful for the turkey, ham and all the trimmings!  

Special thanks to Rich, Debra and Diane for taking time out of their weekend to create a Light Up The LOVE - TM moment for those in need!



november 12th


November 12th.  Heartfelt Helpings provided another delicious Sunday Dinner for the homeless youth that participate in the Doors of Change Taking Music &Art to the Streets program.  The lasagna and salad and garlic bread were enjoyed by all.
Thanks to Vons for the delicious chocolate cake for dessert.

A special thank you to Jessica and Amaya for volunteering  and creating a Light Up The LOVE - TM evening for everyone. Also a special thank you to Dr. Ethel Sims and her husband Pastor Thomas Sims for joining and donating toiletry items for all those attending.


november 9th


November 9th. Heartfelt Helpings and Best Buddies SDSU work together to create nutritious and delicious brown bag lunches for our homeless neighbors that reside at the Alpha Project campground in down town San Diego.

Best Buddies is dedicated to creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Special thanks to Best Buddies officers Kate, Haley B, Kyle, Julia, Haley L, Ella and Natalia for organizing this event at San Diego State University. Thanks to volunteers Melissa, Alex, Jillian, Becca, Anissa, Alejandra, Lexy, Jacob, Eddie, Baron, Katlynn, Ariel, Eric, Katie K, Kate F, James, Vanessa, Chandler, Mary, Brenden, Makenna, Alec, Brandon, Rachel, Hayley B, Amanda, Jessica, Anne, Tristan, and Marlene for taking time out of their busy schedules to create a Light Up The LOVE - TM and being of service to those in need in our community.


November 5th


Fall is here and the homeless youth that participate in the Doors of Change Taking Music & Art to the Streets Program appreciated the hearty meal prepared by Heartfelt Helpings.  The Pasta Toscana was a big hit!


Thanks to Smart & Final and Vons for their food donations that helped make this meal nutritious and delicious!


Special thanks to Tim and Jerry for taking time out of their weekend to create a Light Up The LOVE - TM moment for those in need.