The Retail Bakers of America (RBA) and the Baking Industry Foundation (BIF) are working together to collect donations and share donation pages of bakeries affected by the Maui wildfires.
The BIF’s Maui Student Initiative supports affected students enrolled in Baking and Pastry programs on Maui. In addition, the RBA will provide Certificated Journey Baker exams for the students in the affected area.
Those who wish to contribute money towards the BIF Maui Student Initiative may do so here: https://bakingindustryfoundation.org/
BIF is a 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible. BIF is registered to accept donations from the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Checks may be sent to Baking Industry Foundation c/o RBA 15941 Harlem Ave #347, Tinley Park IL 60477
RBA will also be collecting donations towards the Maui Student Initiative. Checks may be sent to RBA 15941 Harlem Ave #347, Tinley Park IL 60477. (Please note - the RBA is not a 501(c)(3) and any donation is not tax deductible.)
Individual Bakery and Maui Community Donation Links
The Bakery Lahaina
Westside Bagel and Bakery
Maui Strong Fund
We thank you for your support of those in our industry that are struggling right now.