Breads bakery and workshop

Baking bread


As one

We change lives by hiring valued individuals with special needs


1 baked good
1 changed life

Rising Above Bakery, Inc is a non-profit organization (501(c) (3).  We provide baking classes in an inclusive environment.  Our mission is to employ individuals with special needs as equal members of our team. We are currently located in Chestnut Ridge, NY. We strive to create an inclusive community of individuals learning and working together. We believe in the abilities and skills each individual brings to this job and would like to share our beliefs with the greater community. 

The Rising Above Bakery kickstart Challenge

We are raising $20,000 to help us kickstart start our cottage bakery.

100% of the funds will go toward purchasing equipment, setting up the space, providing workshops and purchasing ingredients. 

Visit our campaign page

of individuals with special needs are unemployed

are unemployed due to their special need

are unemployed due to lack of education or training

Find out how we change lives

The only way you really see change is by helping to create it.

Lena Waithe


100% of donations will be used to develop the bakery and train our employees. 

Rising Above Bakery Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


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