Member Profile: Liberty's Kitchen

Model Member
New Orleans, LA

Through their Youth Development Program, School Nutrition Program, and Refresh Project, Liberty’s Kitchen addresses the many issues that create barriers to self-sufficiency, and contribute to childhood obesity and youth under-achievement, and they pursue innovative strategies to achieve social impact through food.

Established: 2008
Mission: To provide a path to bright and healthy futures through employability and life skills training and by providing freshly prepared, nutritious meals to school children.
Trainee Population: Opportunity Youth
Social Enterprises: Café, Catering, School Meals
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"Catalyst Kitchens has provided us with significant value over the past year through strategic resources, learning opportunities, and network sharing of best practices."  

– Jorie Kirschbaum, Development Coordinator, Liberty’s Kitchen