Thank You, Austin!

We raised more than $4,800 dollars (and counting) for Austin Disaster Relief Network during yesterday’s big sale! To all of our bakers, volunteers, patrons, business partners and location hosts, we can’t thank you enough for all of your help and support.

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Here are the fundraising totals for each of our Austin Bakes for Austin locations:

Crema Bakery – South Austin Bakes for Austin: $1,133
Make It Sweet – North Austin Bakes for Austin: $963.69
Whole Foods Market Lamar – Downtown Austin Bakes for Austin: $614.08
Sugar Circus – East Austin Bakes for Austin: $607.46
Foreign & Domestic – Central Austin Bakes for Austin: $568.00
Springdale Farm Bakes for Austin: $111.00
Online Contributions: $805.00

If you missed the sale in person and you would still like to contribute, you may do so securely online. We’re still collecting contributions through our fundraiser page.

Stay tuned for an update with our final totals for this event.

Thank you to the volunteers, mediabusiness partners, and donors who gave so generously in support of our goal! Your help, time, tweets, Facebook shares, and blog posts helped make this event a success, and we are so grateful.

We’d also like to thank Melissa Skorpil for taking such gorgeous photos of the event. In addition to Melissa’s beautiful photos (featured in the slideshow above) you can check out our Flickr Group for more pictures from yesterday’s sale. If you have photos from yesterday, we’d love for you to share them on the Flickr Group.

While we’re at it, we’d like to take a moment to give our thanks to the Austin businesses who so graciously hosted Austin Bakes for Austin. Volunteer sales were held at Whole Foods Market Lamar, Foreign & Domestic, Sugar Circus Bakery, Make It Sweet, Crema Bakery & Cafe. Springdale Farm held a satellite sale at their farm stand yesterday, and helped to raise an extra $111.00 for Austin Disaster Relief Network.

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