Food Bloggers Bake Sale – Recap!

Let me start by saying how truly blown away and grateful I am for the food blogging world! This past weekend was the 2nd annual Food Bloggers Bake Sale and it was a smashing success! Lots of money was raised across the country and every last penny is going to Share Our Strength to help end childhood hunger in America!

Here in LA we had over 50 food bloggers, celebrity chefs and pastry chefs bake for the sale! We raised over $2,300 and had an absolute ball! Not only did we get together to raise money for SOS but we all got to hang out and eat lots of really good food! And I love all my food blogging friends!

Some of the fabulous people at the event! photo taken by Nikki from Pennies On A Platter

Matt brought pies. They were AH-MAZING

Jenny from Picky Palate made these super adorable CinnaBun Butter Cakes!! (Photo from Jenny)

Catherine of Weelicious (who I was soooo happy to finally meet) made these delish Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookies with Sea Salt.
Mariah from BLD made these amazing Whoopie Pies! photo taken by Jen from Devour The World
Things started to get busy when Rene from LA Times Food brought her mini crack pies! There was literally a race to see who could grab them first! photo taken by Jen from Devour The World

Some of my fav ladies! photo taken by Jen from Devour The World

Brooke from Food Woolf and Carrie from Deliciously Organic! photo taken by Jen from Devour The World

Our youngest supporter! photo taken by Jen from Devour The World

Overall the event was amazing. We had such a great location thanks to Amy and Neal at BLD. They were fantastic and we cannot thank them enough for opening up their fabulous restaurant for the bake sale! And the Huevos Rancheros at BLD were seriously life changing. I’m going back for more next weekend 🙂

And that was just in LA. Nationally we made over $22,000 for Share Our Strength!!

 

A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO BAKED, HELPED, VOLUNTEERED, DONATED AND SUPPORTED THIS WEEKEND. You guys are all truly amazing!

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18 comments

  1. Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga)

    The San Diego blogger bakers raised $1750 of that 22g’s and I was thrilled to be a part of it. I am so blown away by everyone’s donations who baked, everyone who bought baked goods, and how this has spread nationally…and YOU, Gaby, are the brainchild behind it all.

    Thank you for your vision and inspiration to “be the change”. You are remarkable 🙂

    And a darn amazing cook, too 🙂

  2. Monika

    Congratulations on a great event. I went to the Seattle sale. I only wish I could go to all of them!

  3. RJ Flamingo

    Miami’s thrilled to be responsible for $1,819 of the (now) over $23,000 raised to end childhood hunger in America! We had such great support from local bloggers, food writers, and friends, not to mention support from local print and social media. I couldn’t be more personally grateful! Hoping for even better, next year – the wheels are already turning! Thanks, Gaby!

  4. CakeStory

    YAY!!!! I’m so proud of our efforts and thrilled so much money was raised. Gaby, you ROCK! So what are we making next year?!

  5. Erika

    So sorry that work and family obligations kept me away – glad all my food blogger friends had so much fun for such a good cause! You’re all amazing!

  6. Ruth for Charlie

    Charlie’s kid organized bake sale for Share Our Strength made $1456.20!
    She and her friends (ages 10 to 13 years old) worked hard and learned a lot. They feel really good about kids being able to helping other kids.
    Thanks for organizing Gaby!

  7. Allison [Haute Box]

    How fun!!! I was thinking about all of you on Saturday. Fab job everyone. xxoo

  8. Rebecca @ How the Cookies Crumble

    What a fun idea and great fundraiser activity! Looks like yall made lots of yummy treats!

  9. marla

    So glad I was able to participate in this AWESOME event!! Great pics 🙂

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  11. Amanda

    Wow! What a turnout. Would have loved to come to your event!! 🙂

  12. Kitchen Runway

    Gaby – you did such a wonderful job organizing the bake sale! So glad that I got to be part of it! Take care and until next time!

  13. Catherine McCord

    It was such an amazing day, all due to the hard work and passion of Gaby!!!

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