The Holidays in Morningside Heights just got warmer with the inaugural Morningside Heights Cookie Extravaganza! Come and celebrate the diversity of religious and ethnic heritage of our community while tasting the season's signature food - cookies. Whether you are a student, neighbor, or staff - the Cookie Extravaganza has something to offer you with inspirational and fun activities:
1. Attend the Cookie Extravaganza! Gifts, live music, and all around fun. Choose from among 10 of the world's most delectable celebration cookies, prepared by Morningside Area Alliance Members and groups of neighborhood volunteers in the Union Food Lab.
2. Join a Baking Team! Contribute your time and baking talents to the Cookie Extravaganza Fundraiser to benefit Cathedral Community Cares. Join one of 4 teams who will prepare exclusive recipes with the help of an accomplished baker.
3. Enjoy a 1 hour, lively discussion of food experts during World Cookie Forum and Tasting!
Any way you participate in World Cookie Day - you will discover new cookie traditions, enjoy music, meet your colleagues and neighbors, and help contribute to Cathedral Community Cares - for which the proceeds of all events will support.
What is the Union Food Lab? Our host is Union Theological Seminary and all baking will occur in their brand new food incubator, launched to serve the needs of aspiring neighborhood food entreprenuers.
About Cathedral Community Cares (CCC). Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) combats and alleviates poverty through preventive poverty services, education and advocacy--specifically targeting the issues of health and hunger. CCC tackles these problems on multiple fronts by addressing the immediate and beyond-emergency needs of the underserved, while seeking long-term policy solutions that will benefit both clients and the greater community. CCC operates the Sunday Soup Kitchen which serves 23,000 meals a year and The Clothing Closet, which distributes clothing to individuals and families. CCC also hosts Public Health screenings and workshops as well as SNAP (Food Stamps) Certification and Re-Certification throughout the week.
The Morningside Heights neighborhood is home to the world’s leading academic and religious institutions who, together, help create a truly unique community in which to live, learn, and grow. Morningside Area Alliance, established in 1947, is a nonprofit membership organization that fosters collaborations and partnerships between members, provides a forum for communication, and is a valued source for neighborhood information.
For more information, please contact Jenn Beisser, Executive Director, MAA at 212-749-1570 or email email@example.com.