Please go to the “Find a Chapter Near You” page to volunteer in your city. If there is a chapter in your city, please contact them directly.
Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications to open new chapters.
Frequently asked questions:
Q: I am not a professional baker, can I still volunteer?
A: Yes! High level baking skills are not necessary. We do ask that you do your best to deliver a special cake with thought given to the child or seniors interests. Michael’s (www.michaels.com) or your local party store offer helpful cake decorating classes for beginners. You may also volunteer to do marketing, secure donations or deliver cakes.
Q: Where do I get ideas to make a special cake?
A. Wilton is a great site for ideas and supplies. www.wilton.com
You tube is a great place to watch “how to” videos. www.youtube.com
Check out the Birthday Cakes 4 Free channel on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/BirthdayCakes4Free
A very addictive and helpful site is www.cakecentral.com
Cakes We Bake is like a Facebook for cake people http://www.cakeswebake.com/
Search Google “images” for thousands of images to give you ideas for any type of cake.
Q: Do I need to have a licensed kitchen?
A: No, we are protected under the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. We do ask that your kitchen be clean, and care taken with raw foods such as eggs so that all cakes are baked with food safety in mind.
Q: How do I get information about starting a chapter?
A: Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications to open new chapters.