LOS ANGELES, CA, January 10, 2023 — Mystery Baking Company started the New Year by partnering with Feed the Street LA, Cookies and George Lopez Chingon Bakery, to feed the people at the White House Community Center on Skid Row.
In a city where everyone is moving 100 miles an hour, Mystery Baking Company and dozens of volunteers slowed down for a day, to feed the streets.
With less then 24 hour notice the date was set for Thursday January 5th. Volunteers and those in need met on the corners of 5th st and San Pedro at 6am. Even though the forecast for Los Angeles was 100% Chance of Rain.
At ground zero aka skid row, lines of people extended blocks while the Mystery Baking company served warm breakfast waffles.
Under the heavy rain and gloomy weather, volunteers shared smiles and made memories but most importantly, made a difference in our Community.
From humble beginnings and a rough upbringing Rafael Dos Santos, owner of Mystery Baking, along with his team, dedicated their time to help those in need.
“We tend to disregard those who are less fortunate. The Outcast. The Forgotten. We didn’t help homeless, we helped someone’s son, daughter, brother, father, mother,” said Rafael.
The impact Mystery Baking is making in the community is enormous. Certified chefs along with volunteers cooked over 600 waffles. Covered with their non-Infused spreads, every bite was filled with joy.
Topping off the smell of warm waffles in the air, Hector clipper Hand’s and his team of barbers showed up and showed out. They drove over 200 miles from Northern California to join Mystery Baking company at Skid Row, they provided fresh hair cuts to whomever wanted one.
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And from the chef’s themselves: “We are looking forward to doing it again.”
Somethings are bigger than music. At WCS we are also looking to show love to those who are showing love to our communities in California. Today we have a spotlight that would make my guy General Jeff (RIP) smile from heaven, as he was the Mayor of Skid Row. Meet the good people of Mystery Baking who sent in this dope new video of them in action feeding L.A.‘s homeless. There are many ways that we can all get involved and do our parts to be a blessing to our communities.