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Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by eleni » Thu Oct 08, 2009 02:12 am

Thanks everybody. We've got a full year of desserts ready to go to the highest bidder!

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by annes » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:17 am

Is New York close enough to New England? My husband makes some great desserts. let me know.

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by for faith » Mon Oct 05, 2009 02:51 am

Eleni, me too, just emailed you back. What a great idea, excited to be a part of it!

Thanks,
Jill

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by rebecca2 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 09:55 am

quote:
Originally posted by Eleni

Jill in California and Becky in Virginia, you may not have gotten my emails through the forum, but please email me directly at eleni.tsigas@preeclampsia.org with your contact information, full name and what you're going to bake. I'll follow up with details shortly. thanks so much!!



Eleni, I never received your email, but I did send you an email a few minutes ago with my contact info and dessert. Let me know if you don't get it.

Becky

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by eleni » Fri Oct 02, 2009 04:32 am

Jill in California and Becky in Virginia, you may not have gotten my emails through the forum, but please email me directly at eleni.tsigas@preeclampsia.org with your contact information, full name and what you're going to bake. I'll follow up with details shortly. thanks so much!!

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by shelbys mom » Wed Sep 30, 2009 08:42 am

I am in CT, and have a homemade brownie recipe my grandmother gave me!! I would love to help!

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by rosemary » Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:43 am

Eleni - what do you think about each baker including the recipe for their dessert with their box of goodies too?

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by missgamecock » Tue Sep 29, 2009 09:37 am

I'm not a baker but I want to bid!

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by denise » Tue Sep 29, 2009 01:13 am

Sounds like a fun auction item. I may have to enter a bid myself. ;-)

Re : Calling all Bakers

Post by eleni » Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:24 am

Thanks for all the contributions thus far. Here's what we're doing and what we still need: one of our Live Auction items for Saving Grace is going to be a Dessert-A-Month type of item with the winning bidder receiving a new dessert each month from across the country. Here's the description:

Twelve families from across the United States have committed to sending you a homemade dessert for a once-a-month sweet indulgence. What makes this special?  Each dessert comes from a family deeply touched by preeclampsia and/or HELLP Syndrome. They have made this commitment as a way to demonstrate a nationwide show of gratitude for your support of the Preeclampsia Foundation’s mission to save lives and alleviate suffering. Your sweet delivery begins in January with our very own Jill Owens Siegel's family recipe for Dr. Pepper Cake!

As a contributor, all you need to do is prepare your dessert and ship it to the winning bidder during your assigned month. A nice touch would be to include a bit about your story and a note of thanks for their support.

What we still need are some bakers in the Western United States -- I have California and Colorado covered. The midwest is well represented, but could still use somebody in the New England area.

Becky in Virginia
Jill in California
Rosemary in Pennsylvania
Nicole in Texas

I've got you all signed up and just need you to email me your full names/contact info and what you're going to prepare. (Denise, I'm sure your banana bread is delicious (feel free to send it to me personally!!), but I'm heavy in the middle US and need some folks on the ends.

Thanks everybody!!

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