Thank you so much Heena of Tiffin Tales and Niya of Destiny, Domesticity and Dirty Secrets, who organized the fabulous Toronto Bakes for Japan Bake Sale. As Japan was hit with several disasters in a row, Heena determined to help in any way she could. In answer to why we should have this bake sale, she eloquently and succintly wrote:
Because we can. We must…. Japan had been hit by a massive 8.9 earthquake. Over the next few days, I watched as the country was hit by one disaster after another. My heart broke a little each time I saw the images of death and destruction, of kids being scanned for signs of radiation, of rescue workers searching for the bodies of victims, of survivors trying desperately to find their loved ones. I sent up a silent prayer each time, but I wanted to do more…. I bake almost every week, and I know so do hundreds of passionate food lovers all over Toronto. If we all put our efforts together, can we make a difference? I really believe we can.