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A Virtual Bake Sale? Why not!

March 26, 2009

Spreading the Good more than the Crazy today!

I’d like to introduce you to Kate (@asimplewalk). I met Kate at BlissDom09, I talked her into playing some board games one evening in fact! Kate is the owner of the Foodie Blog Cooking During Stolen Moments. (I love the pot image in the window in her header..!)

Take it away Kate!

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been passionate about helping children that were less fortunate than myself. When I was in fifth grade, I began sponsoring a child through Christian Children’s Fund with my allowance money. I loved giving in that way – feeling like I was doing something important for other children. Never in my life did I imagine that someday I might have children on the receiving end of that cycle.

But that is exactly what happened a few years ago. A series of events led to our family relying on the kindness of strangers and food pantry donations to see us through. I saw first hand the work and compassion of organizations whose first priority is making sure children are fed.

Now that the tide has turned toward the better for our family, I feel that same passion I did as a child, except this time I’m armed with first-hand experience. A commercial on Food Network for Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale really got me thinking. I knew I wanted to get involved. I tried to figure out what I could do that would have the greatest impact. That’s when the idea of the Virtual Great American Bake Sale occurred to me.

I emailed Share Our Strength with my plans. I was thrilled when they responded that they loved the idea and set up a conference call with me.I partnered with them to create the official Virtual Great American Bake Sale.

I can’t wait to see the power of the blogosphere in action. I hope you’ll join me in my vision to make the Virtual Great American Bake Sale a success. Let’s support Share Our Strength’s work to make sure that no child goes hungry!

You can read all of the details and find out how to participate on my blog, Cooking During Stolen Moments.

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Calling All Foodies! The virtual bake sale needs your recipes!

I already sent in my recipes to Kate… YES that dang Pistachio cake went in. And my Veggie version of Bolognese..(you can get a sneak preview though).

I hope when I buy her bake sale cookbook, that I find YOUR recipe in it! Hurry she needs the recipes by April 5th!

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