SINGAPORE - Singapore's first 72 hour charity bake-a-thon concluded on Sunday with a total of 5,000 scones, cupcakes and cookies baked by 216 volunteers.
An initiative by appliance manufacturer Electrolux, Bring In The Dough saw hundreds of novice and experienced bakers, aged from 10 to over 60, bake under the tutelage of 16 trained chefs from Singapore Junior Chef Club.
The baking was conducted at local bakery and venue sponsor Sweetest Moments.
Fly Entertainment artistes Magdelene See, Patricia Mok, Andrew Lua and Amy Cheng delivered the first batch of goodies after their three-hour shift.
The baked goods were distributed to over 1,000 families through non-profit voluntary food distribution programme Food From The Heart.
Beneficiaries included Rainbow Centre Children's Home, Pertapis Children's Home, Gracehaven, Canossaville Children's Home, Andrew and Grace Home Singapore, Darul Ihsan Orphanage, as well as families who came to collect the goods at collection points.