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She's the First Tie-dye Cupcake Bake-off!

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Do you love baking? Have a passion for volunteering? Want to make universal education a reality? Then check out www.shesthefirst.org/cupcakes! She's the First founder and president, Tammy Tibbetts, is organizing a nationwide tie-dye cupcake bake-off to raise money to sponsor girls in countries like India, Nepal, Guatemala, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Wondering why it's centered around tie-dye cupcakes? Well it all started with one tie-dye cupcake made by Lindsey Brown in her dorm room at Notre Dame. Lindsey and her soccer teammates held a tie-dye cupcake bake sale and raised nearly $1,000 to sponsor girls! Tie-dye cupcakes have been She's the First's signature ever since.

Check out this video I made to help promote the She's the First tie-dye cupcake bake-off, and feel free to share it on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.

I am organizing a tie-dye cupcake bake sale at my school and I will be blogging here about all of my experiences! The purpose of this little post is to just introduce myself and the tie-dye cupcake bake-off. I am so excited to share my experience with you all and I look forward to hearing about your bake sales too!

A few Fridays ago, I went to visit my vice principal and talk to her about She's the First and the bake-off. She told me that she was really interested in the bake-off, so she was going to speak with the principal about it and get back to me. I have yet to hear back from her, so I think I might email her to check in about it. Homecoming at my school is this Friday, so they've been busy planning that, and I'm guessing that's why I haven't heard back from her yet. Fingers crossed that we'll be able to have a bake sale at our school, but if not, I'll definitely find somewhere else to hold one!

So if you're not already on the map, sign up at http://shesthefirst.org/cupcakes! And if you are, what are you planning on doing to make your tie-dye cupcake bake sale unique? Where are you holding your bake sale? Are you planning to do anything to promote your bake sale? Tweet me @alannakalixo or sound off in the comments and let's get our creative juices flowing!