A plaque arrived this morning on behalf of the DAP team to mark our ongoing partnership and work together to raise awareness and funds for Diverse Abilities Plus.
It was about a year ago (maybe more), that we were visited by Diverse Abilities Plus who brought with them a fantastic fundraising concept of publishing a cookbook to include 50 scrumptious recipes. White Pepper helped them along the way and 5000 hardback copies of the book were printed and are still available from WH Smiths, White Pepper Cookery School, Diverse Abilities and many other book stores and outlets across Dorset.
Since then we have promoted each other at festivals and held events of our own too! The cookery school provides facilities for the charity to complete baking sessions – products are then sold to raise funds.
White Pepper hosts a volunteers evening at Christmas each year, to include cookery demonstrations and a chance for the whole volunteer team to unite.
Moving forward we are developing enrichment activities for those in the care of the trust to have the opportunity to visit the school and meet the chef tutors – perhaps compare a recipe or two.
We also have a new fundraising concept that we hope to launch in 2013!