Giving Kitchen Initiative
Providing emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources.
Giving Kitchen (GK) is a nonprofit organization that was inspired by an outpouring of support from the hospitality industry when Chef Ryan Hidinger was diagnosed with late-stage cancer in December 2012.
Giving Kitchen's promise to the food service community in Georgia: stability. We fulfill that promise through our vision of a food service community where crisis is met with compassion and care and where self-care is valued above all else.
If you or someone you now is a food service workers who needs help, please ask for help.
If faced with an immediate emergency situation, call 911. If contemplating suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.