Williams Sonoma and No Kid Hungry share new Tools for Change designs

Williams Sonoma reveals its new annual Tools for Change designs.

Need another excuse to buy more kitchen essentials? Williams Sonoma revealed the new designs for its annual Tools for Change fundraising program benefiting No Kid Hungry. This year, many people have a greater appreciation for the impact that childhood hunger has on the nation. Through this fundraising program, the goal is to raise $3 million which represents nearly 30 million meals to those in need.

Now in its sixth year, the Tools for Change program ask celebrities to create designs for the brand’s signature, limited edition spatulas. In previous years, culinary greats and celebrities have included Kristen Bell, Ina Garten and others. Not only it is this program a great way to support an important charity but the spatulas could inspire some culinary creativity in your kitchen.

This year’s Williams Sonoma Tools for Change designs include:

Spatulas

  • Curtis Stone – Celebrity Chef, Author and Television Personality
  • Dolly Parton – Grammy Award Winning Singer-Songwriter
  • Gaby Dalkin – Celebrity Chef and Cookbook Author
  • Giada De Laurentiis – Celebrity Chef, Writer and Television Personality
  • Hoda Kotb – Broadcast Journalist, Television Personality and Author
  • Ina Garten – Celebrity Chef and Cookbook Author
  • Kris Jenner – Television Personality
  • Kristen Bell – Actress, Singer and Director
  • Misha Collins – Actor and Author
  • Molly Yeh – Celebrity Chef, Cookbook Author and Food Network Show Host

Tea Towels

  • Dolly Parton – Grammy Award Winning Singer-Songwriter
  • Gaby Dalkin – Celebrity Chef and Cookbook Author
  • Kristen Bell – Actress, Singer and Director
  • Molly Yeh – Celebrity Chef, Cookbook Author and Food Network Show Host

Many of the celebrities involved in this program have chosen designs that have special meaning to them. For example, Dolly Parton said, “I have always seen a butterfly as a symbol of freedom and beauty, and I hope this butterfly comes into your home sharing that thought.”

For Kristen Bell, her design comes with an encouragement to gather family and friends around the table. Bell said, “Cooking is a universal language and food can bring people together in a unique way. It’s the conduit that brings us to a shared table to talk, laugh, think and discuss. Now more than ever, unity and helping those in need are two things we simply can’t drop the ball on.”

 

Williams Sonoma, No Kid Hungry, Tools for Change

Williams Sonoma and No Kid Hungry Tools for Change 2020, photo provided by Williams Sonoma

 

If these special Williams Sonoma and No Kid Hungry spatulas can inspire people get into the kitchen, cook or just enjoy the moment together, the benefit is far greater than the money raised for charity. Sometimes the change starts at home. The power of food shared around the table lasts far beyond the duration of a meal.

As Curtis Stone said about his design, he wants to “remind all of us that we’re fighters, and that we can get through anything together.” Yes, that small gesture can and does make a difference.

Truthfully, everyone can always use another spatula in the kitchen. It is one of those kitchen essentials that is always needed. Whether you buy one of the Tools for Change designs or all of them, that purchase will make a difference.

One idea could be to purchase one of these spatulas and send it to a family member with a favorite family recipe. Everyone always says how they wished that they knew how to make that secret family recipe or traditional Sunday dinner. Why not use this opportunity to show how food can and will bring people together.

The Williams Sonoma and No Kid Hungry Tools for Change line is available in stores and online while supplies last. The spatulas retails for $14.95 each and the tea towels retail for $12.95.

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