Why I Don’t Mix Charity and Cake

If your’e starved for BritWit (as I often am), here’s PrettyFeet, PopToe’s rant on charity bake sales.

Pretty Feet, Pop Toe

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In every office there is that one person who feels the need to foist a charity bake sale upon the workforce. That person is never and shall never be me, for the simple reason I take great issue with the charity bake sale. For those of you who have gone straight from the womb to the underside of a well furnished rock, a charity bake sale is where a group of people bring various home-baked goods to their place of work and sell these items to colleagues, with the monies gathered being directed to some charity or heart-blisteringly worthy cause.

The altruistic soul who suggest the charity bake-off/buffet/coffee morning (they have many guises but all with the same trite format) just can’t resist the call of a worthy cause and what is more, they can’t resist the urge to make sure that everyone can see them…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Dee Silbaugh
    Nov 20, 2014 @ 07:53:22

    Well said!

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