Wow – we are BLOWN AWAY by the incredible generosity of @HomeKongKitchen‘s rapidly expanding team of volunteers following the SCMP‘s article about us in Post Magazine! Homekongers are THE BEST when it comes to showing solidarity and mobilizing support to help the most vulnerable in our city!
This week Home Kong Kitchen bakers Vivian Baram and Khim Cheung baked 100 delicious banana and chocolate chip muffins for the elderly and vulnerable, which Chrizaline Abert and Sadie Kaye then raced across town to deliver (still warm from the oven) to a queue of grateful recipients on the street in Kwun Tong. Social distancing regulations were repeatedly breached, with as many hugs handed out as banana and chocolate chip muffins! HUGE thanks to Breadline and Christian Action HK for arranging this opportunity for us!
Meanwhile, Neetu and her tribe of generous bread donators bought literally a bakery’s worth of loaves and donated them to the Domestic Helper Migrant Centre in Jordan. Our original Baker’s Dirty Half Dozen of Sai Kungers – Ying, Moira, Michelle, Raquel, Mercy, Chriz, Emma and Amy – performed their usual magic (this lot have been baking bread religiously since June!) Joana and Alana baked a crazy amount of incredible bagels, banana breads, ginger breads and apple breads. We also had donations from the wonderful Peter in Disco Bay and Flora in Sha Tin!
We also received amazing artwork by local artists for our sustainable breadboxes! Special shout out to Juliana Kung for designing Home Kong Kitchen’s stunning emblem! It’s got everything we love: beauty, character and flying bagels!
However much we do, it is never enough. The more we see, the more we learn – and the more we want to help. As well as bakers, bread donators and artists, we would LOVE to hear from volunteer drivers willing to help us deliver our breads, bagels and muffins to food banks, refuges, homeless shelters, homeless charities and random street locations. As more and more amazing Homekongers join our cause, we are collecting and delivering bread most days!
Thank you for your kindness and support! 💜