bake sale


Definition of bake sale

: a fund-raising event at which usually homemade foods (such as cakes and cookies) are sold

Examples of bake sale in a Sentence

They organized a bake sale to raise money for the church.

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Grassroots organizations for these families are sporadic, funded mostly by bake sales and 5k races and spread out in pockets of the country at random, usually where someone like Cheryl lost a child and decided to start one. Claire Galofaro, The Seattle Times, "Moms of the dead from drugs: “Where is the outrage for us?”," 29 Jan. 2019 The Auxiliary will have a bake sale of pastries and is offering a free breakfast for any woman who joins the Auxiliary. Courant Community, "Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition," 1 May 2018 The Wisconsin Election Commission received a complaint on April 3 about a Brookfield area school holding a bake sale that might be in violation of election rules. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "From selfies to signs to ducks, Wisconsin Election Commission gets plenty of odd complaints on Election Day," 3 Apr. 2018 At least have a bake sale and donate proceeds to your ideal political candidate. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "What Your Zodiac Sign Says About How You Should Prep for The 2018 Midterms," 11 Oct. 2018 Children games area, artillery drills both days, skits, bake sale, silent auction ends at 1 p.m. Sunday. Geoff Bruce, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "From Lake Country to the North Shore, here are 26 fun ways to spend the middle of your summer," 26 June 2018 Community members can help the library by attending book sales, bake sales, volunteer, donate money or become a member. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 27 Mar. 2018 Holiday at the Lake Bazaar SAT Vendors, bake sale, gift wrapping, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 23000 Lake View Drive, Mountlake Terrace (425-672-2407 or Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Community calendar: Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, Winter Solstice Night Market, Jingle Bell Run," 5 Dec. 2018 Novemberfest Bazaar SAT Crafts, gifts, bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Lutheran Church of the Cross, 23810 112th Ave. Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Community calendar: Veterans Day events, International Auto Show, bazaars/sales and more," 7 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of bake sale

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bake sale was in 1902

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English Language Learners Definition of bake sale

US : an event in which people try to earn money by selling baked foods (such as cookies and pies)

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