1. Cookies For Kids’ Cancer
Cookies For Kids’ Cancer is a non-profit that helps fund effective therapies for pediatric cancer through its online bake sales. Its slogan is: “Let’s make the letter C mean cookies.” The “Liam’s Lemons” above are named after the young boy whose battle with cancer inspired his mom and dad to start this non-profit. Get a dozen for $29.99.
2. The Baked Equation
The Baked Equation’s goals are two-fold — first, to grow the sustainable farming community in Southern Sudan, and second, to train local pastors there, providing long-term employment to Sudanese men and women. The cookies (and mini cakes! and brownies!) are made from local, mostly organic ingredients. Get the brown sugar cookies with butterscotch drizzle pictured above for $1.25 each, or $13 for a dozen.
3. Baking For Good
4. Broadway Baker
Broadway Baker makes beautiful homemade cookies, brownies, granola, and mini loafs. The bakery donates a portion of its sales to three charities: The Alzheimer’s Association NYC Chapter, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. Recently the bakery also partnered with New York Cares on Hurricane Sandy relief. Get a dozen of these flourless dark chocolate fudge sandwiches for $36.
5. The Cookie Cart
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