Hope: A Bake Sale For Natural Disaster Victims

There really are no words to describe what Alabama went through on April 27th.

Our President visited Tuscaloosa to view the worst hit area in the state and offer his condolences.  His words were “In a matter of hours, these deadly tornadoes … took mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, friends and neighbors, even entire communities,”.    The tornado that hit Tuscaloosa could have been on the ground for 176 miles according to NOAA, with winds exceeding 260 miles per hour making it an F5 storm.

I personally have friends and family members who were affected by these storms.  Two weeks later, I continue to hear new stories of tragedy; whether it be a loved one fighting for their life in the hospital or a family still missing.

To see video footage of some of the aftermath of this nightmarish storm, go here or here.

The loss of life and property here in the south is astounding and heartbreaking.  Help is desperately needed.

As Sunny said on our ICM website, we wanted to do something to contribute to these victims and you can help too.  Please join us.

To participate:

1. Pick a dessert/dish/or item you feel will send well for this event.

2. Send us an e-mail about your desire/dish to ICMbakesale at gmail dot com stating:

a. Your Name

b. Your blog/website/company and the link where we can find more information on the

dessert/dish you are sharing

c. Detail about your dish (including name)

d. Where you are from

e. Where you are willing to ship to

3. Link your post using the linky tool below, and then plug in the html code below to your related post; not only allowing your followers to join in, but ensuring your readers receive instant updates to new offerings for this event as well.

Deadline for this event/to link in with linky tools is May 20. We will hold our online auction featuring your generous donations May 29th-May 30th.

My offering for this bake sale are my PB&J Bars.  When I made these the first time my husband said, “This are literally the most delicious thing I have ever tasted in my entire life.”

I take it he likes them.

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One winner will receive two dozen bars, with proceeds obviously benefiting the Red Cross.  Sunny is offering some absolutely scrumptious nutty butter candy stuffed chocolate chip cookies.

Please contact Sunny or me if you have any questions.

Please be sure to use the html below to link your post to ours as well as anyone else who joins in.  This tool will allow for instant updates for both you and your readers.

Thank you~



  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Jazz Rules

    What a noble cause! I am not a baker, so I can not donate baked goods, but I wish you the best of luck and pray for those who were affected.

  2. Kate@Diethood

    This is such a wonderful idea!! I am going to see if I can participate as a baker… I would love to help out in whatever way I can!

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