March 31, 2017
Wonderful grade 7 to 12 Clear Water Academy students prepared snacks for kids in their community! The school hosted a snack drive to collect the supplies and then made trail mix bags, snack bags, and decorated beautiful brown bags.
March 24, 2017
At the downtown BB4CK kitchen, we bake a lot of muffins for Calgary kids! Orange muffins are one of our favourite types of muffins to make. To make orange muffins you will need:
1⁄2 cup Orange Juice
1⁄2 cup Butter
1 3⁄4 cups Flour
3⁄4 cup Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
Preheat the oven to 400 °F and use muffin cups or spray your muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Add the egg and butter to the pureed mixture in the processor. Blend again then pour mixture into a large bowl.
Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl then add all at once to the orange mixture. Stir well.
Spoon the mixture into the muffin pan, filling each cup about ¾ full.
Bake muffins in 400 °F over for 20 minutes. Let stand in muffin pan for 5 minutes after removing from oven. Enjoy!
March 20, 2017
March 9, 2017
Meet Bruce and Christy, two of our kitchen’s incredible core volunteers.
For nearly 7 years, Bruce and his wife have been weekly volunteers at the BB4CK kitchen. Bruce is amazing at managing the slicing machine, often times slicing 15 large items (cheese bricks, sandwich meats) all before 9am! He is always quick to jump in and take action to help kitchen mornings run smoothly.
“It is important to give back to the community and BB4CK is a very worthy cause. The testimonials from teachers and students show how important it is for school kids to have proper nourishment to support their learning efforts. My wife was a corporate volunteer years ago and when we both retired we thought this would be a good thing to do. The work is fun and very rewarding.” – Bruce
Christy first learned about BB4CK in 2007 when her yoga studio was raising money and awareness to help feed kids, over the next ten years she has volunteered off and on at the downtown kitchen. Christy is amazing at guiding our daily volunteers and makes excellent batches of muffins for the kids the kitchen feeds!
“I strongly believe that education is so important to our community and world and could not imagine trying to learn while hungry. It spoke to my heart so strongly that children should not be hungry anywhere in the world never mind in my own community. I feel so privileged to make the lunches for the children and love all the amazing people that I meet through being in the kitchen each week.” – Christy
Kids Impacted Daily
People Volunteering Weekly
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