Volunteer Opportunity: Old Town Farmers’ Market

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 […]

2019 Empowerment Breakfast

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 Opportunity: GMU Maker Faire Pop-Up

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.  

Spring 2019 Graduation

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 Opportunity: YWCA Pop-Up

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.  

Volunteer Ambassador Training

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 […]

Meet Biruktait

Meet Biruktait

Biruktait has lived in the US for the past 3 years, emigrating from Ethiopia to Dubai, then from Dubai to the US. She is a loving mother and wife, eager to create a better future for her family. She came to Together We Bake this past Winter and took her first steps towards empowerment. Biruktait discovered new ways to cope with her emotions and stress, […]

Meet Shavonne

Meet Shavonne

Shavonne is an extremely motivated, empowered woman. She joined our 2019 Winter class and quickly became a support system for her fellow teammates. She lived her passion and dedication for TWB every day, ensuring to uplift, encourage, and listen to the other women as best she could. Post-graduation, Shavonne is continuing helping people. She has experience working with elderly individuals and has recently been hired […]

Meet Rebecca

Meet Rebecca

Rebecca is one the kindest, warmest women to have gone through our program. She always arrived early, and she made sure to give each staff-member a hug before going home. Rebecca has overcome so many obstacles, and she has grown from each triumph. We can’t wait to continue supporting her as a TWB alumni team member. Read more about Rebecca’s story below! What circumstances brought you to where you were before you joined Together We Bake? Rebecca: I […]

Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah is such a special part of the TWB family. She joined our program during our 2019 Winter session. Her work ethic and drive to learn anything she can encouraged and motivated her teammates to do the same. She worked very hard to earn her ServSafe certification in order to move up the ladder in the restaurant industry. We are so proud of her accomplishment […]