“The Girl Is Back In Town” (June Update)

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June 2017 Update After wrapping up her first year at Asbury Seminary, Allison is back in the good ol’ north state.  This June has been a whirlwind of a wedding and our annual yard sale.  The wedding we catered was beautiful and we were honored to be a part of it. In addition, our yard […]

Open for Business

Open for Business

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One month from today will be our 5 year anniversary. 5 years ago, on August 25th, 2011, I was sitting in class doodling a crazy idea – to start a transitional employment bakery in Chapel Hill, NC. An idea I was completely unqualified to carry out. An idea that was what many would call a […]

Providence

Providence

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I have some exciting news to share with y’all! As we move towards officially launching the Bakery, we are continuing to grow and develop our training program – constantly moving closer to realizing our mission. One of the ways that we’ll be growing and developing our program, is that I’ll be attending Asbury Seminary in […]

Second Annual Yard Sale

Second Annual Yard Sale

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Made With Love Bakery is still a little too new to have many traditions, but there are a few things that we have done that have gotten enough traction that we definitely want to continue them.  The annual Spring Sale is among them! This time last year we had several friends who were cleaning out […]

Introducing Our New Baker

Introducing Our New Baker

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I’m excited to share with you in a future post some transitions on the horizon. In the meantime, I’d like to give you a peak behind the scenes with Made With Love Bakery. Things are busy as ever here. We are still fundraising and hustling to be able to build the transitional employment training program […]

Why I Sad Yes: Kelly

Why I Said Yes: Kelly

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Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. ​​​​​​​Hebrews 12:1 Why I (Asked Made With Love Bakery to Say) Said Yes (to me): Kelly Allison […]

Why I Said Yes: Clay

Why I Said Yes: Clay

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I said yes because I can’t say no. I can’t say no to the possibility and reality of changed lives in individuals and communities through the power of work; to the passion, love, and energy that Allison has forged into Made With Love Bakery; to the blessing of providing job training and employment for those […]

Why I Said Yes: Wes

Why I Said Yes: Wes

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When Allison asked me whether I wanted to be a member of the Board of Directors of Made With Love Bakery, I did not hesitate to say “Yes!” Since graduating from law school, I wanted to find an opportunity, outside of my career, to use my legal training to help others and impact my community. […]

Why I Said Yes: Thomas

Why I Said Yes: Thomas

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I’ve been blessed to know Allison since late 2008 and have seen her develop into the woman she is today.  During college, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who was more compassionate or involved in helping the local community.  I was shocked when she switched from medicine to social work, but it was made […]

Why I Said Yes: Jeanine

Why I Said Yes: Jeanine

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They say great leaders are the ones who both lead from the heart and who are so passionate about their mission that others get swept up in the momentum.  If I had to say one thing about Allison, it’s that she is the kind of leader who makes others believe in the impossible – who […]