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Bake cookies for people experiencing unhousedness!

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Weekly

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Family

Description

Bethesda Project operates 16 locations in Philadelphia addressing unhousedness including emergency shelter and permanent housing. We are looking for people to make cookies or other baked goods at home and drop off at one of our sites! It could be fun to decorate to a season/holiday, such as Halloween or Valentine's Day!

What's Needed To Complete

Baking supplies and ingredients

Whose Help Is Required

If needed, please have an adult help with hot ovens, stoves, electrical appliances, measuring, shipping, or drop-off.  

Special Requirements

If mailing, please package well to protect items and please expedite delivery for freshness.  Know how to make baked goods or at least follow a recipe!

How It Makes A Difference

Bring joy and homemade, yummy treats to men and women formerly or currently experiencing unhousedness!

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Decide what you want to bake. Make sure you have all your ingredients! Contact Jeffrey at communitylife@bethesdaproject.org or 215-236-7850 to let him know what you're planning and your timeframe for delivery or expedited mail. Drop-off instructions will be provided after contact. We don't need a list of ingredients, but please write on the items what they are (i.e. chocolate chip cookies). Decide if you want to do this with your family, team or troop. Decide what you would like to bake and gather your ingredients! Contact us at communitylife@bethesdaproject.org or 215-236-7850 to let us know what you're planning and if you will mail or drop off.

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