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Help Rebuild La Newyorkina's Kitchen

A project in New York, NY by La Newyorkina - Fany Gerson

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Help Rebuild La Newyorkina's Kitchen from Hurricane Sandy's Damage! I need help to continue making my Mexican sweets.
Backers: 410
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $26,727 of $20,000
Dates: Jan 20th -> Feb 19th (30 days)
Project By: La Newyorkina - Fany Gerson
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March 20th - via:
A few weeks have gone by since the campain ended and to be perfectly honest, it still hasn't sunk in and am still in awe. I am soooo grateful to you all and very excited for this summer and all the awesome flavors and new things I want to do and to... (Read More)


February 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Holy Paletas: La Newyorkina Has Reached Its Kickstarter Goal

February 19th - via:
The baker and sweets-maker lost her Red Hook production kitchen during Hurricane Sandy, prompting an outpouring of support from her peers. In addition to being able to continue supplying Big Gay Ice Cream in the West Village with doughnuts, palmiers, and pies, Gerson will be able to buy the paletas-making machine of her dreams, which can turn out 800 to 1,000 of the ice pops per hour. (Read More)


February 8th - via:
I wanted to share with you a bit about my plans for LA NEWYORKINA during 2013 which, after receiving all this help, love, support and general positive energy for all of you, I'm sure will be a wonderful year.  I'm also trying to continue our... (Read More)

Back from Guadalajara's Ice Cream Fair - The Paletera Maker has been Chosen!!!

February 7th - via:
Friends, I just returned to New York after visiting the Ice Cream Fair in Guadalajara, Jalisco. It was my first time there and went to look for my new paletera which, thanks to you all, I will be able to purchase!! I was as they say, a little girl in... (Read More)

New Sweet Rewards from La Newyorkina's Secret Stash

February 1st - via:
As I finalized the plans for rebuilding La Newyorkina's Kitchen, I listed the most important equipment needed starting with the PALETERA MAKER, which I can now purchase with your help.  But because the list is long, and thanks to the overwhelming... (Read More)

10 days + 309 backers + $21,244 = 1 PALETERA MAKER!!!

January 30th - via:
La Newyorkina's Paletas are coming back !!!Friends, I am so grateful, humbled, amazed, excited and overjoyed with your response, help, pledges and sweet notes.  Thank you so very much!!!  Your pledges have helped me reach our goal to purchase a... (Read More)

La Newyorkina Doughnuts

January 25th - via:
Hi everybody, As you know, during the cold, winter months, La Newyorkina shifts from Paletas to more appropriate Mexican sweets to help New Yorkers get through the cold. Today I spent most of my day at Dough, the doughnut shop in Bed Stuy (corner of... (Read More)

Muchas Muchas Gracias!

January 23rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Red Hook Paletas Producer Launches Kickstarter Campaign

January 22nd - via:
A local chef known for Mexican sweets has launched an online campaign to help rebuild her Brooklyn kitchen after it was hit by Hurricane Sandy. (Read More)

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