I recently signed up for something I am very excited about: Dessert Corps.
Dessert Corps is the name for a program in my neighborhood that uses volunteer chefs/bakers to provide a homemade dessert for the soup kitchen. Each volunteer who signs up makes enough to feed 10 hungry neighbors, and the results are served up after dinner on Wednesday's.
Last week I dropped off my first donation, an Apple Upside Down Cake:
If you happen to live in the Greenpoint/Williamsburg area of Brooklyn and are interested in Dessert Corps, check out this blog.
If you don't, ask around at your local soup kitchens or shelters...maybe even start up a Dessert Corps of your own!