Our mission is to serve children and families with food and love


The Sun Valley Kitchen & Community Center is a safe and supportive space to explore life’s possibilities. The Center provides children and families in Sun Valley with opportunities for self-expression, self-awareness and personal growth, while fostering unity within the dynamic, multi-cultural neighborhood.

Our Partners

African Community Center

American Heart Association

Denver Food Rescue

Denver Urban Gardens


Fairview Elementary School

Johnson and Wales University

Meow Wolf

Mi Casa Resource Center

Seattle Fish Company

Sun Valley Food Access Collaborative

Sun Valley Youth Center

Vocal Coalition


West Colfax Food Co-op

Core Values

Sun Valley Neighborhood Overview:

•99.5% under median income
•24 single family homes
•1500 residents
•50% of residents are 18 years and younger



•Community dinners
•No cost grocery program
•Sun Valley Kitchen Restaurant – serving breakfast + lunch, Monday through Friday




•Weekly Cooking Classes for Youth
•Art, Music + Dance programming for Youth
•A Safe + Supportive Space for Youth


•After-School Tutoring
•I-Ready Education Program
•Scholarship Fund for Sun Valley Youth


•Sun Valley Food Access Collaborative Founding Partner
•Monthly Neighborhood Meetings
•Day-to-Day Space for Connection




•Directly Hiring Sun Valley Youth
•Sun Valley Kitchen Employment Opportunities for Residents