Project Everlast hosts bake sale for flood victims

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Project Everlast held a bake sale outside of Gary's Super Foods in North Platte on Sunday.

Project Everlast hosts a bake sale outside Gary's Super Foods to benefit flood victims (Credit: Patrick Johnstone/KNOP-TV)

According to Whitney Spencer, a member of Project Everlast, the group consists of youth leaders who are taught life skills and leadership skills, and is made up of kids who have experience with foster care, homelessness, or the juvenile justice system.

The profits from the bake sale will be donated to Terry Porter and his family. Porter is a Fremont resident, and was affected by the flooding in the area earlier this year.

"His house was hit by the flooding that we recently had, their whole basement was ruined, and Terry was out the next day in his community, helping out, and has a really big heart, so definitely a worthy cause," Spencer said.

Around halfway through the bake sale, the group was pretty successful, according to Mina Reece, who was helping at the bake sale as well.

"We're doing pretty good one sales. We're running out of cinnamon rolls pretty quickly," Reece said.

The Switchyard Grill & Pub also helped out the bake sale, providing their kitchen to Project Everlast so they could bake their treats for the sale. The group chose Gary's to host the bake sale for a couple of reasons.

"Great location, really supportive of the community, and they were very happy to have us out," Spencer said.