Our Programs

Food Recovery

Every year Tons of viable caterered, often times, gourmet food is thrown into the trash. Catrerers, Convention Hall, Hotels, Convience Stores, Colleges, and others   simple waste an incredible  resoirce that could bring the numbers of food insecure down dramatically.

Food Distribution

In three short years we have served over 108,000 meals and distributed them to ministries that provide services for a range of needs from substance abuse, speech and education and job traing, the Homeless, as well as trafficked and displaced children to name a few. It is our honor to be in a position to support the people in these communities of need doing these vital services every day.

Community Care

Our goal is to establish an unfettered access to service  by collecting food in neighborhoods of need. This will lower food insecurity and create a  community of collaberation.

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About Care Kitchen Outreach

Hunger has number one and it’s YOU!

 Hunger has a number, and the number is ONE. If we can lift one child out of food insecurity today, we have succeeded. Join us in the creation of a pragmatic, attainable, and sustainable model to combat food insecurity in Nashville – Hunger has another number ONE: every church (regardless of denomination), every well-intention-ed  good Samaritan, college and high school student, volunteers from every race, color, and creed. Join Care Kitchen Outreach in creating a model that will come alongside the many food organizations working hard to address food insecurity in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Give hope and help to the hundreds of thousands of men, woman, and children that are going hungry daily. 

Food Rescue

Additional Information


Care Kitchen Outreach is not just a Non-Profit business model attempting a posture of efficiency, but rather a few people privileged to serve and give honor to those in need and by doing so

 Praise the Lord that set us in motion. The CKO motto is “Sharing Gods Love by Showing God’s Love to the least, the last, and the lost in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.” Love is an action.

In 2.5 years, completing just 252 rescues, the Care Kitchen Outreach redistributed over 27 Tons 

of viable gourmet food or 108,000 8-ounce meals and farm fresh produce.

We want to thank our Food Donors Chef’s Market, Lipscomb University, Logan’s Roadhouse, 

M&M Events, Susan’s Catering, Chef Penelope’s Catering, Panera Bread, PF Chang’s, St. Paul's Academy and the Brentwood Baptist Church.

CKO’s serves a variety of ministries and local needs such as The Branch Ministry feeding 95 families weekly, StoneBrook Ministry an International Family Ministry, Comfort Ministries feeding

 the homeless, the Safe Room Ministry caring for children separated by the court from their 

parents, Project Connect Nashville giving life lessons and job skills, and substance abuse 

programs Welcome Home Ministries and Set Free Church.

The time has come for us to create an unfettered access to service - volunteer service, that will allow routine food rescues and donation from 100’s of caterers, hotels, restaurants delivered to 100’s of community services and church ministries. Join us as we fight to end hunger one zip

code at a time.

It is always a good time to pray, and it is often necessary to meet, but it is even more 

important to move. Nashville does not have a food shortage – rather it has a food rescue 

and redistribution challenge.