Good Bitches Baking

New Zealand Community of the Year

2020

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New Zealand Community of the Year

Ngā Pou Whirinaki o te Tau

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NOMINATIONS OPEN WEDNESDAY 24 JULY

Good Bitches Baking (GBB) is a registered charity which delivers home baking to New Zealanders going through trauma or difficulty. In the past five years it has helped more than 650,000 people.
As a charity, it relies on public donations and its enterprise to keep running. GBB′s purpose is to make Aotearoa the ‘kindest place on earth′. The charity was founded by two Wellington women, Nicole Murray and Marie Fitzpatrick. Both women were recipients of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen′s Birthday awards in 2019
The charity regards itself as a virtual community with 2100 volunteers throughout New Zealand, in 24 local chapters. GBB is volunteer driven − with only one part-time staff member for general administration
The volunteers′ baking is distributed by the 170 other charities that GBB supports – organisations such as Women′s Refuge, mental health group homes, Rape Crisis, Age Concern, night shelters, missions, hospices and hospitals.
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