News
  • We’re expanding!

    June 14, 2024

    Midwest Contracting is doing a great job building a new storage room, says the Kitchen’s executive director Harvey Savage Jr. The workers are friendly and have a wonderful work ethic. “The room will free up space in our main area for dining and events,” Harvey said.

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  • We need your help

    June 5, 2024

      We must raise $128,000 to build an addition to our facility, which will enable us to add much-needed services for the community. Please see Harvey’s letter, attached. To donate, there are options: *please visit kitchenforthepoor.org; *mail check to MLK Kitchen, 650 Vance St., Toledo, 43604; *CashApp is $mlkkitchen; *Venmo is @mlkkitchen. We, and our […]

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  • Congratulations, David Fleetwood

    May 8, 2024

    David Fleetwood, with Laborers International Union of North America-Local 500, was our Rev. H. V & Martha Savage honoree during our 55th anniversary celebration Saturday evening. He is a bright light for the Toledo community and a wonderful friend to the Kitchen. Thank you, Mr. Fleetwood, for your good work in the world.

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  • Thank you, Gala Sponsors!

    May 7, 2024

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  • Celebrate 55 years at Gala & Fundraiser

    March 12, 2024

    Please join us for a fun-filled evening to celebrate our 55th Anniversary Spring Gala & Fundraiser! We promise fabulous music, great food, wonderful people — all to support the Kitchen’s mission to feed the hungry. Tickets at MLK KITCHEN FOR THE POOR 55th Spring Gala and Fundraiser Tickets, Sat, May 4, 2024 at 6:00 PM […]

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  • Magic in the Kitchen

    January 4, 2024

    Along with Henrietta, Cassandra works her magic, turning basic ingredients into delicious meals for our clients. If you’re in need, please stop by Mondays through Thursdays from Noon and 1:30 p.m. We’re at 650 Vance Street, Toledo. 

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  • Happy New Year

    January 3, 2024

    We thank our family, friends, staff and volunteers for their continued commitment to our mission in central Toledo. It means the world to us — and to our clients. Thank you. Happy New Year!

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  • Christmas 2023 in the books

    December 29, 2023

    Our clients and their children enjoyed lunch visits with Santa and gifts for the children on Thursday, December 21. Staff and volunteers went above and beyond and everyone had a wonderful time. We look forward to a new year!  

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  • Kitchen Smiles, December 13, 2021

    December 14, 2023

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  • We need your support

    November 22, 2023

    On behalf of the people we serve, thank you for your consideration during our Fall appeal. Because of your support, we are able to serve up to 200 meals Monday through Thursday. There is a lot of need, and we are grateful to do what we can to help. Please take a few moments to […]

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