10th Anniversary Of Share Our Strength's Bake Sale For No Kid Hungry Enlists Home Bakers To End Childhood Hunger In America

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WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Share Our Strength® kicks off the 10th anniversary of its Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry™ to help end childhood hunger in America. As a bid to raise major funding to help eradicate an issue that need not exist in America, the national nonprofit is encouraging people of all ages to host bake sales in their local communities. The goal for 2013 is to raise $600,000, which can help connect children in need with up to 6 million meals. Participants can sign up at Bake.NoKidHungry.org.

The program is presented by Domino® Sugar, C&H® Sugar and Duncan Hines®. Since 2003, more than 1.4 million people have participated in Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry and have raised more than $9 million. All funds raised will help support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign, which is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day.

"With one in five kids in America struggling with hunger, it's more important than ever to get involved and help connect children with the food they need," said Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry Director Amy Crowell. "Bake sales are one of the simplest and most enduring fundraising ideas around. Year after year, we see growing numbers of families, kids, businesses and organizations of every kind signing up to host sales. Every item sold does more than raise vital funding. It also raises awareness about childhood hunger in America and creates new and enduring advocates."

For those rising to the bake sale challenge, the online Bakers' Resources provides tools and tips to make events successful and fun. Bakers will find planning checklists, templates for flyers, location and pricing advice, photography tips, how to host a virtual bake sale tips and more.

Bake Sale participants will be rewarded for completing their bake sales with a variety of gifts on a monthly basis. For bake sales raising between $250 - $1,000+, bakers will receive select items from Kmart's Sandra by Sandra Lee collection, ranging from silicone oven mitts to ceramic ramekins to a travel cake keeper. 

To register for your free bake sale tool kit, please visit Bake.NoKidHungry.org/GetStarted.

Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry will also enlist bloggers for the fourth annual National Food Blogger Bake Sale.  The virtual-meets-reality event, to be held on Saturday, May 4, will unite food bloggers from across the country to host bake sales in their communities and encourage their followers to host their own virtual bake sales.  For more information about the National Food Blogger Bake Sale, or to find a blogger bake sale location near you, please visit http://bake.nokidhungry.org/foodbloggers.

About Share Our Strength's Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry
Share Our Strength's Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry™, presented by Domino® Sugar, C&H® Sugar and Duncan Hines® is a national fundraising initiative that encourages people to host bake sales in their communities to support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign, to end childhood hunger in America. Since 2003, more than 1.4 million people have participated in Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry, raising more than $9.6 million to make sure there is no kid hungry in America. Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry is supported by national television partner Food Network and official baking ingredient partners Karo® corn syrup, Fleischmann's® yeast, PHILADELPHIA cream cheese and the Good Egg Project. Visit Bake.NoKidHungry.org.

About Domino Foods, Inc.
The Domino Foods, Inc. family of products includes two of the leading brands of all-natural, pure cane sugar in America; Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. Each of these brands has their own rich history that spans over 100 years – Domino® in the East and C&H® in the Western part of the country. Domino Foods, Inc. is proud to offer consumers in America a variety of fine quality, all-natural pure cane sugar products as well as alternative sweetening products, including Organic Blue Agave Nectars and the Domino® Light and C&H® Light sugar and stevia blend sweetener. For consumer product information about Domino® Light and C&H® Light, including recipes and baking tips, and more, visit www.dominosugar.com/Light-Sugar-Stevia-Blend. Healthcare professionals are invited to find product information and to sign up for our newsletter at http://hcp.dominosugar.com. Domino Foods, Inc. is a member of ASR Group, asr-group.com.

About Duncan Hines
Duncan Hines® inspires today's passionate bakers to "bake on" by exploring the endless possibilities of innovative and decadent baking creations. The Duncan Hines product line includes more than 80 mixes ranging from cakes and brownies to muffins and cookies as well as Amazing Glazes™ dessert toppings and ready-to-spread frosting.  With a relentless commitment to quality, every product and recipe is developed in celebration of Duncan Hines, a real man and foodie who, before Fodor's or Zagat, traveled the country in search of the best culinary and pastry inspiration. For more information on Duncan Hines, log onto www.duncanhines.com. Duncan Hines® is a portfolio brand of Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. 

Anjali Reddy
(202) 734-3536

SOURCE Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign


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