Giada is a resilient, determined woman! She graduated from our Spring 2019 class, despite the adversities she has faced throughout her life. During program, Giada coped with the loss of her sister and with a son fighting cancer. She found comfort and support in Together We Bake, and we are so proud of the empowered, self-sufficient woman she has grown into! Read her poem below […]
Casey is one-of-a-kind! She graduated from our Spring 2019 program and just got a job at INOVA. Casey’s commitment to showing up each day, on time, despite having to work an overnight shift at iHop, inspired her fellow team members to show up as well. Her smile and positive attitude are contagious. We could always count on Casey to uplift the other women in the […]
Together We Bake has had an incredible, positive, lasting impact on my life. When I got out of jail I found myself applying for job after job, but no one would hire me. Employers were shutting their doors in my face, refusing to give me a second chance. I decided not to let that stop me though, even with a huge gap in my work […]
Christina graduated from our Spring 2019 class. On her first day of orientation, she was timid, quiet, and preferred to observe and listen, but, by the time graduation came around, she found herself addressing a room full of people, speaking of the impact TWB has had on her. Throughout the Spring session, Christina grew more and more confident, learning to show self-compassion and appreciating her […]
Together We Bake will have a guest spot at the Old Town Farmers’ Market on Saturday June 15th from 7 am – noon. Volunteer for this fun opportunity! The morning will be broken into two shifts, 7 – 10 am and 10 – 1 pm (to account for take-down). In order to volunteer for this event, you must go through a TWB Ambassador Training or plan on […]
Join us for our 3rd Annual Empowerment Breakfast as we celebrate the women we serve, and be inspired by the remarkable stories of our empowered alumni team members. The Empowerment Breakfast raises awareness related to the women we serve in our community, to include women who are experiencing homelessness, dealing with long-term unemployment, are recent immigrants, and/or have been involved with the criminal justice system. […]
Volunteer with Together We Bake at our GMU Maker Faire Pop-Up on Sunday, June 2, from 10 am – 5:30 pm. We split this opportunity into two separate shifts: 10 am – 1:30 pm and 1 – 5:30 pm, with 2-3 people at each shift. In order to volunteer for this event, you must go through a TWB Ambassador Training or plan on attending one before the date of the event.
Please join us in celebrating Together We Bake’s Spring 2019 Team! We look forward to honoring our amazing team of women! Graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 29th, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM, at the Downtown Baptist Church: 212 South Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314. Free parking on the side streets. Feel free to bring a friend, neighbor or colleague!
Volunteer with Together We Bake at our YWCA Pop-Up at the Mayflower Hotel in DC on Wednesday, May 15th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (including set-up and take-down). In order to volunteer for this event, you must go through a TWB Ambassador Training or plan on attending one before the date of the event.
We will be holding a TWB Ambassador Training for volunteers, where they will learn how to run and promote Together We Bake at Farmers’ Markets and pop-up shops. Liz, one of our program managers, will be leading this training, teaching volunteers how to set up for markets, interact with customers, and how to do transactions. The ambassador training will be held on April 25th, from […]