Christ Kitchen is ready for last-minute Mother's Day shoppers.
The kitchen and gift shop are selling greeting cards, cookies and gift baskets filled with gourmet foods, like coffee, soups and breads. Do-it-yourself cookie decorating kits are also available.
The gift shop is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 2410 N Monroe St.
Gifts can also be purchased online.
Christ Kitchen is a nonprofit organization that provides work, instruction, discipleship, support and fellowship for women living in poverty in the Spokane area.
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.