Meals That Heal

Meals That Heal

A homemade meal can make a difference.

Enjoying a meal together allows patients & families to relax, connect with other guests, & feel the support of our community. Bring your group to cook at Hospitality House, meet our guests, & know you have brightened someone’s day.

For questions about meal preparation, contact us at (704) 376-0060 ext. 204 or

  • Group size is limited to a maximum of 6 people.
  • Plan for approximately two hours to cook, portion meals, & clean up.
  • All participants are required to wear face masks at all times.
  • We welcome volunteers of all ages, but children under the age of 18 must be accompanied be a responsible adult.
  • You may cook onsite using HHOC’s equipment or offsite for meal delivery. Please review the meal guidelines below.
  • An HHOC representative will talk about our mission & answer any questions that your group might have.
  • Prepare enough for 20 guests.
  • Plan a menu that can be individually portioned, refrigerated, & reheated — buffet service is not permitted.
  • HHOC will provide containers for group use, but you can bring your own or shop our wish lists to help keep these items stocked.
  • Volunteers are responsible for portioning, labeling, & placing meals in the House refrigerator for guests to enjoy at their convenience.
  • We ask that volunteers clean & put away all used equipment prior to departure.
  • Please bring ALL ingredients needed to prepare your meal.
  • HHOC has a fully equipped kitchen including pots, pans, utensils, microwave, stove, & oven, but bring any specialty equipment needed.
  • Remember your face mask!
  • Please note that HHOC is an alcohol-free facility.

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