A Sweet Success! Bakery
“A Sweet Success!” is a program of Sanctuary House that provides members the opportunity to work and develop pre-vocational skills that are transferable to other employers, while providing fresh, high quality desserts for the community, increasing public awareness of mental illness, and providing income for Sanctuary House. All proceeds for baked good sold are used to support member programming.
About A Sweet Success! Bakery
What does the Bakery do?
We provide fresh, high quality desserts for both wholesale vendors such as retirement communities, coffee shops, and colleges as well as individual customers for birthdays, baby showers and weddings. Some of the items we create are cakes, cupcakes, cookies, dessert bars, and muffins.
How does the Bakery fulfill our mission?
The Bakery provides members the opportunity to develop pre-vocational skills that are transferable to other employers and create employment opportunities. It promotes wellness and independence and gives members building blocks for their future success. A Sweet Success! Bakery assists clients with vocational aspirations and goals by providing gainful employment opportunities. We reach a niche of customers who want to support a nonprofit and get a great product that makes their dollars go farther, all while increasing public awareness of mental illness and providing income. The Bakery develops partnerships to enrich the community and creates volunteer opportunities within Sanctuary House. Currently, Sanctuary House has contracts with several large local establishments including Guilford College, Iron Hen, Green Bean, Pennybryn Maryfield and Wellspring Retirement.
Not only are our desserts delicious, but A Sweet Success! is unique from any bakery in Greensboro because we provide one-on-one job training for adults with special needs, and 100% of our proceeds are donated to Sanctuary House, a local day program for adults with mental illness.