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Bloggers Bake Sale For No Kid Hungry-One Week From Today!!

No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry

Lets face it, as food bloggers a good part of our day is spent thinking about food, I constantly think about what new recipe I can conjure up with the beautiful and seemingly unlimited supply of food available to us. How is it then in this vast country with so much food, that children can go to bed with an empty stomach? It’s a very sad thought and because of this I am participating with other food bloggers in a Bake Sale  to benefit “No Kid Hungry“, 100% of the proceeds go to this amazing charity. In America, one of the wealthiest countries in the world 1 in 5 children go to bed hungry, thats a staggering statistic and this has to end. Local food bloggers are all donating baked goods and we are selling them here in Brooklyn at “The Flea” in an effort to raise money and awareness.

We all love our children and knowing that we are doing something to help is the best feeling in the world. If you don’t live in NYC, no problem, make a donation. Think about it, ending childhood hunger in the USA is within our reach and a donation no matter how small brings us one step closer.

If any of you live in Brooklyn or NYC or any of the boroughs please stop by the Brooklyn Flea and buy some delicious baked goods all for a very good cause. I am making brown butter chocolate chip cookie bars and one more item yet to be determined for the bake sale. Visit the website, take the pledge, make a donation, stop by the flea and show your support for this great cause.

No Kid Hungry Bake Sale And Divine Fair Trade Chocolate

Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate

Lets face it, as food bloggers a good part of our day is spent thinking about food, I constantly think about what new recipe can I conjure up with the beautiful and seemingly unlimited supply of food available to us. How is it then in this vast country with so much food, how is it that children can go to bed with an empty stomach?  It’s a very sad thought and because of this  I am participating with other food bloggers in a Bake Sale this weekend to benefit “No Kid Hungry“, 100% of the proceeds go to this amazing charity. In America, one of the wealthiest countries in the world 1 in 5 children go to bed hungry, thats a staggering statistic and this has to end. Local food bloggers are all donating baked goods and we are selling them here in Brooklyn at “The Flea” in an effort to raise money and awareness.

Divine Chocolate is one of the sponsers, click on the link to find out more about this wonderful company. They are the only fair trade cocoa company owned by it’s farmers. What a wonderful concept, the farmers/owners share in the company profits. You might ask why the photo of that luscious chocolate, well the good people from Divine have generously donated some chocolate to a handfull of bloggers that we will use in making our goodies for the bake sale and one of the lucky bloggers is moi!!!  I am very excited, because not only is this chocolate delicious, and the baked goods are going to help a very worthy cause but I am so happy to use chocolate that comes from a company that is owned by the farmers themselves. It’s a win win as far as I am concerned.

Back to the bake sale, visit the website to find out more information and what you can do to help. You can make a donation, there are raffles with fantastic prizes and this is something you can feel good about. We all love our children and knowing that we are doing something to help is the best feeling in the world. If you don’t live in NYC, no problem, enter the raffle or make a donation. Think about it, ending childhood hunger in the USA is within our reach and a donation no matter how small brings us one step closer.

I will be posting photo’s of the items I am making and also of the bake sale itself this weekend. We will also be able to meet some of the farmers from Ghana who offer their support for this very worthy cause. More to come….

Preview of the baked goods!

Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Photo taken by Whole Foods

Photo taken by Whole Foods

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