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Cake4Kids

Calling all bakers in Napa County!

Cake4Kids needs volunteers in the community to bake and deliver birthday cakes for underprivileged children.

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit that has been serving the Bay Area since our founding in 2010 and expanded into Fresno and San Diego counties in 2017, and now we are expanding into Napa County!

Our mission is to bake and deliver birthday cakes, cupcakes, cookies and brownies for foster children and at-risk youth. We support all sorts of under-privileged children and youth - they might be in group homes, at a domestic violence or human trafficking agency/shelter, in low income housing with or without a parent or even homeless. We aim to raise these children's self-esteem and confidence with this seemingly simple gift on their special day. It may just be a cake, but the children we bake for know somebody took the time and effort to do something special just for them. The children realize they are important and in turn can have an impact on the world.

How does volunteering work?
- Volunteering for Cake4Kids is easy and very rewarding.
- No minimum commitments - you choose how often you want to bake for us
- You choose to sign up for a cake request from our online calendar (based on theme, type of dessert requested, delivery date/time and address)
- Bake in your home
- Deliver finished sweets to one of the agencies we serve, located in Napa
- All deliveries are Monday-Friday during business hours

Our volunteers never meet the children we support, but every cake is custom-made specially for each child with love and makes an impact. To understand the difference one cake can make, take a look at some of the feedback we have received:

"She enjoyed the cake with her case manager and described it as being moist and delicious. Since she hasn't been able to celebrate her birthday in a few years, she was extremely grateful for the cake."

"I just wanted to thank you for making my son's birthday so happy. I wasn't able to give him a party. I'm a domestic violence victim, a single parent of 4. My income is so low that this cake was the best gift ever to him. I made him pancakes as a special breakfast, and then surprised him with the cupcakes. Thank you so much."

Help us to deliver smiles to children - one birthday cake at a time.

Our first volunteer orientation will be held April 21, so sign up today! Go to

http://www.cake4kids.org/volunteer-form to complete a volunteer form, then you can register to attend our 1-hour orientation, held in Napa.

Have questions about volunteering? Please contact us at volcor@cake4kids.org or (408)752-2538.

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About Cake4Kids

Location:

PO Box 2863, PO Box 2863, SUNNYVALE, CA 94087, US

Mission Statement

What We Do: We deliver smiles to underserved youth, one birthday cake at a time. Our volunteer bakers, like you, bake and deliver homemade custom birthday cakes, cupcakes and cookies for those who are in foster care, are victims of violence or human trafficking, are homeless or are living at the povery line. We hope this seemingly simple gift gives the youth joy and helps to build their self-esteem. Who We Are: Cake4Kids is a Bay Area-based 501c3 that was started in 2010 and provides free custom birthday cakes, cupcakes or cookies to underserved children. What began as the grassroots effort of our founder and some friends delivering cakes to a few foster children in Santa Clara county, has grown into a full-fledged nonprofit that serves at-risk youth in 10 counties California and has provided over 13,000 cakes. Communities we serve: Alameda county, Contra Costa county, Fresno county, Marin county, Napa county, Sacramento county, San Diego county, San Francisco county, San Mateo county, Santa Clara county

Description

Cake4Kids is a 501c3 that was started in 2010 and provides free custom birthday cakes, cupcakes, or cookies to underserved children. What began as the grassroots effort of our founder and some friends delivering cakes to a few foster children in a single county in Northern California, has grown into a full-fledged nonprofit that serves at-risk youth in 13 states... and counting! In 2021, Cake4Kids will have delivered over 30,000 cakes as an organization. There are still thousands and thousands more youth who need our support, so let's make an impact, together!

Children & Youth
Community
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Your Home Kitchen in NapaNapa, CA 94559

(38.22965,-122.32209)
 

SKILLS

  • Baking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time it takes to bake and decorate and deliver
  • Have reasonable decorating skills. Bake and deliver. Have fun!

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