Giving BackAs passionate about our mission as we are about baking
Our mission is to use business as a force for good and to build stronger, healthier communities. To leave the world better than we found it. To dream bigger. To leave a positive impact on people and the planet.
Our giving back philosophy is a cornerstone of this mission. While there are many causes worthy of support, we prioritize efforts focused in the following five areas:
Food & Hunger
We support efforts to increase access and connection to real food and are proud to work hand-in-hand with the following organizations.
Working to recover food to reduce waste and provide reliable access to nutritious food for people in need.
Ensuring equitable access to nutritious food for all, in partnership with food banks, policymakers, supporters, and communities.
We support efforts that positively impact our natural environment, conserve resources, and develop renewable energy sources.
Building Community through Baking
Towards a healthier, more vibrant society
We run a national Bake for Good program: a free STEM-based program teaching kids how to bake bread and encouraging them to donate a loaf. We also run For Goodness Bakes: a program to help bakeries give back by purchasing baked goods for donation to local charities.
number of students
taught since 1992
number of baked goods donated
from 60 different bakeries
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
We believe in the universality of baking. We are for everyone having an equitable seat at the table and against barriers that stand in the way of equality.
We donated $200,000 in 2021 to organizations focused on these three areas for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC):
Increasing access to agricultural
resources for BIPOC
Breaking down barriers to food
entrepreneurship for BIPOC
Increasing access to healthy
food for BIPOC
Giving back with our own skills and time
Volunteering is how every one of our employee-owners can help take action.
hours of paid volunteer time
annually per employee-owner
8 of 40
hours focused on hunger-related
collective hours spent
volunteering in 2020
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