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Teri Hatcher Fights Hunger One Piece of Bread Art at a Time
It’s not every celebrity who vows to help fight childhood hunger, “one piece of bread art at a time.” But according to a recent press release that’s “Desperate Housewives” star Teri Hatcher’s mission. Last weekend in Los Angeles she hosted the Bread Art Project, sharing lunch recipes and raising awareness of the plight of hungry kids in the U.S.
The event benefited the Bread Art Project, “an initiative created by the Grain Foods Foundation (a non-profit educating consumers about the health benefits of grains) to help increase awareness of the growing hunger problem in our country.”
For those who didn’t make the event, don’t despair. The Bread Art Project site is pretty cool. First visit the Workshops. Select the type of toast you’d like to use as your canvas from White, Wheat, Country Wheat and Oatmeal. Then choose your brush stroke style, size and level of darkness. Don’t worry, if you aren’t good at free hand toast art, you can choose from some preset patterns. For inspiration visit the Galleries. There you’ll find browned bread adorned with penguins, slogans like “Make Art Not War,” zebra strips and even the Titanic.
Visit the Bread Art Project website, create your own sketched slice and organizers will donate $1 to Share Our Strength. At this point donations are totaling over $3,000 so do your part and create a crispy canvas for a good cause.