Category Archives: charities

Wedding Favors for My Best Friend’s Wedding

If I’ve been a little quieter than usual this month, it’s because the last two weeks kept me very busy. My best friend from college got married on May 5 (no, it wasn’t a Cinco de Mayo-themed wedding, despite my … Continue reading

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Featured Cause: The Brain Tumor Foundation

This month, our featured cause is the Brain Tumor Foundation (BTF), a nonprofit that guides and supports patients and families during the turbulent times when their lives are touched by a brain tumor. May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, so we’re especially … Continue reading

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May’s Featured Cause is The Brain Tumor Foundation!

This month’s featured cause contest came down to the wire, with The Brain Tumor Foundation in close competition with She’s the First and CancerCare. The Brain Tumor Foundation pulled ahead in the end and will be our featured cause for … Continue reading

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Vote in Our Featured Cause Contest!

All week long, we’re holding a contest on our facebook page to choose our featured cause for May. Featured causes enjoy special perks like being spotlighted on our site and receiving an extra donation every time they are chosen at … Continue reading

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Meet PAWS NY, March’s Featured Nonprofit

This month at Baking for Good we’re pleased to feature PAWS NY, a local nonprofit that provides pet care assistance to individuals struggling both physically and financially so that they can keep their pets and continue to benefit from the human-animal … Continue reading

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Meet February’s Featured Nonprofit: The Seeing Eye

Each month we feature a different nonprofit at Baking for Good, and this month, we’re pleased to spotlight The Seeing Eye, based in Morristown, New Jersey. Getting to know their work and the people who make it happen over the … Continue reading

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Africa Cookies for a Cause

Some of our best cookie ideas come from our customers. Last summer, I received a call from a woman who was planning her wedding and wanted to include something that would honor the couple’s heritage. She explained that they were … Continue reading

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Bake Me Home Inspires Kids to Give Back

October’s featured nonprofit is Bake Me Home, an organization started by two young girls and their mom to provide homeless and disadvantaged moms and kids with direct services that encourage shared family experiences. Bake Me Home has grown considerably since … Continue reading

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Cookies to Fight Malnutrition

This week we baked cookies in support of Plumpy’nut, a peanut butter-based therapeutic food supplement used to save children facing severe malnutrition. The cookies are a raffle prize for this weekend’s Walk for Plumpy’nut at Ithaca College. The Walk for … Continue reading

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A piece of their heART

Every day we receive several mailings from our charity partners. This week we received one that really stood out to me: Art Start, an NYC-based nonprofit that works with at-risk youth through creative arts programs, sent us this beautiful mini-canvas … Continue reading

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