September 2014

september1Outside the Bowl is unique to the SageView Foundation in that while it is based in Southern California, it operates in third world countries, and it can easily be visited in one day.

In September, a team of six from the SageView Office Irvine were able to drive to Tijuana with the founders of Outside the Bowl and vist their fourth super kitchen. They able to visit the super kitchen facility, ask questions, meet with the team, have a delicious nourishing meal and then visit a distribution point in a remote rural

By building super kitchens in developing communities Outside The Bowl has created a model that has been replicated four times in the past 10 years. These kitchens are built and equipped in the US and then shipped to locations outside the United States and constructed on site. They are run by local staff and after one year have been proven to be sustained by the local non-profits that receive the food at lower price than they would be able to provide it for. This saves other organizations time, effort, and money and allows them to focus on meeting the needs of those in crisis. There’s a global emergency that most of us don’t understand.

Outside the Bowl’s mission is to acknowledge this crisis and love the people it affects by partnering with established organizations; feeding thousands, year after year; and teaching communities to care for themselves.