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American Girl's 2015 Girl of the Year™ "Bakes" a Difference and Helps Girls Find Their Own Recipe for Success
— Partnership with No Kid Hungry® to Help End Childhood Hunger—
American Girl's 2015 Girl of the Year,
The 2015 Girl of the Year books—Grace, Grace Stirs It Up,
and Grace Makes It Great—written by
For Goodness, Bake!
To further Grace's message that working together is the best recipe for
success, American Girl has created For Goodness, Bake!, a
year-long fund-raising initiative in support of No Kid Hungry®,
the campaign to end childhood hunger in America from
To kick off the initiative, American Girl has donated
Other Grace-related initiatives being held throughout the year include the following:
In the Mix with
Grace Online Journal: Throughout the year, American Girl fans will get to know Grace through her weekly "In the Mix" online travel and baking journal, located on americangirl.com/girloftheyear. The journal will feature a variety of content, including written posts, videos, recipes, photos, polls, guest writers, and user-generated content to connect girls with Grace's world.
Sur La Table Cooking Classes: Starting in
March 2015, girls can join American Girl and Sur La Tablefor Grace-themed French baking classes. The two-hour classes, offered at more than 50 Sur La Tablelocations nationwide, will give girls hands-on instruction on how to make French pastries. To learn more about the classes, please visit americangirl.com/stores.
Grace Retail Events: On
January 1, girls can celebrate Grace's debut at American Girl retail stores with the reveal of her product collection, plus in-store baking demonstrations, free craft activities, giveaways, and a photo opportunity. Girls can also take part in free and paid Grace-related events throughout the year. For more details on the in-store events, visit americangirl.com/stores.
Grace Paid App and Online Play: Girls can unlock the secrets to
making French pastries with Grace's exclusive paid app,
Grace SweetShop. To learn more, search "American Girl" at the Apple App Store. Girls can also visit americangirl.com/girloftheyear for Grace book excerpts, movie-related content, games, e-cards, and much more.
The Grace collection will be available on
To learn more about Grace and the Girl of the Year™ line, go to americangirl.com, Facebook at facebook.com/americangirl, Twitter at twitter.com/american_girl, Pinterest at pinterest.com/agofficial, and American Girl's Instagram page at instagram.com/americangirlbrand. To request a free American Girl catalogue, call 1-800-845-0005.
ABOUT AMERICAN GIRL
American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned subsidiary
ABOUT NO KID HUNGRY®
No child should grow up hungry in America, but 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. No Kid Hungry connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders, and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
Source: American Girl
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