BAKE & GATHER: RUSTIC CANYON | February 25 | 9am-12pm | $8,200
Our inaugural Bake & Gather For Good Event started with our founding member Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry, Milo & Olive, etc.)! This event was held on a beautiful Saturday morning on February 25th at the Rustic Canyon Recreational Center and Park. We had an incredible turnout and raised $8,200 for The ACLU Souther California & Public Counsel.
BAKE & GATHER: SILVER LAKE MEADOW | March 11 | 1pm-3pm | $3,440
Our first Bake & Gather For Good Event on the Eastside in Los Angeles! Hosted by Roxana Jullapat (We Are Friends & Family), Harriet Ha (Alimento) and Na Young (Proof Bakery). This Bake & Gather featured a raffle for a Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer, a Kid's Fun Run and a tremendous spread of cookies and bars! $3,440 dollars was collected to benefit the ACLU and ProPublica!
BAKE & GATHER: Cook's Garden by HGEL, Venice Beach | March 25 | 10am-12pm | $2,000
Featuring a collective of young, talented bakers and chefs including Neidy Venegas, Trang Tran & Debbie Renteria (Rose Cafe), Keely Gonzales & Jessie Liu (Providence), Ivan Marquez (Broken Spanish), Jamie Mejia (Franchelles), Amanda Estrella (Lodge Bread), Lincoln Carson (Pastry Chef), Julia Taylor Brown (Teebsie) and Coffee from Caffe Luxxe. Rain was in the forecast but the sun decided to show up since we were gathering for good! Together we raised $2K in sales alone for ACLU and Watts Community Healing Gardens.
BAKE & GATHER: Silver Lake meadow | april 9 | 12pm-2pm| $3,697
Our second edition Bake & Gather featured some incredible powerhouse bakers and chefs who delivered a beautiful spread of cookies, shortbreads, bread loaves, quiche and even a PIE raffle! Hourie Sahakian and friends from Bestia, Here's Looking at You, Bub & Grandma's Bread, Caffe Luxxe Coffee and Saffron's Lemonade Stand gathered their community together to raise a serious amount of dough for ACLU & Planned Parenthood!
BAKE & GATHER: St. Louis | Niche Food Group Commissary Kitchen | april 15 | 10am-2pm| $3,000
Our very first Bake & Gather in Missouri! We were so so excited to work with Mathew Rice and this incredible team of bakers, chefs and treat makers who worked tirelessly to dedicate themselves to spread love and positivity in St. Louis! We provided Mathew with help from afar but it was his incredible team who really did all the heavy lifting! All of these beautiful bakes were sold out in the first hour and they raised $3K for ACLU and International Institute of St. Louis. It was such a success that they can't wait to plan another event later this summer! Congrats to everyone!! (Photography & Event Hosted by Mathew Rice & Amanda Wilens)
BAKE & GATHER: LESLIE SHAW PARK | april 23 | 9am-11am| $1,005
We couldn't have been more excited to see our Bake & Gather pop up in the Jefferson Park community at their beautiful Leslie Shaw Park. Sarah Lange (Bearclaw Kitchen) and her wonderful team baked their hearts out to sell delicious cookies, scones, cinnamon buns and MORE! Special thanks to local City Bean Roasters who donated cold brew for the event. Proceeds were donated to A Sense of Home.