Cronuts for a Cause: New York City Baker Plans To Leverage Success For Good Purposes

Cronut creator Dominique Ansel promises to raise money to fight hunger in NYC.

Cronuts for a Cause: New York City Baker Plans To Leverage Success For Good Purposes

After we posted last week on the irony of people lining up for hours in the heat for cronuts when millions in New York City go hungry, Twitterers took up the cause–and Dominique Ansel, creator of the delectable cream-filled morsels, responded.

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She’s the author of Generation Debt (Riverhead, 2006) and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, (Chelsea Green, 2010).Her next book, The Test, about standardized testing, will be published by Public Affairs in 2015.

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