• Cindy Miller

HopeSaC - Hope, Service and Charity

Updated: Nov 14

The HopeSaC Project started as a way to get thermal cookers to those who could not afford to purchase them.





This whole idea of putting a charity together started when I heard that Mr D (Dave) would be helping send thermal cookers to Kosovo on a humanitarian trip.


I was going to Mexico for humanitarian work and really wanted to teach thermal cooking. But how could I teach without having thermal cookers for the people? And how could I afford to buy thermal cookers for everyone?


There was no way.


It got me to thinking...


One morning I found myself awake at 4:30 am with ideas in my head of how to make a fabric thermal cooker. I picked up a piece of paper and pen and sketched out what I thought would work. I have made a few adjustments sense but for the most part the HopeSaCs are exactly like my sketch.





I scribbled a few notes and thoughts about my new design.

1. They are inexpensive to make.

2. The people in Mexico could make their own.

3. I had lots of leftover fabric from my wedding business that needed to be used.

4. Others can donate fabric and other items.

5. I could ask for help in making them - organize humanitarian projects.

6. They could be put into kits and donated unfilled, making it possible to transport.

7. They could be filled with what could be found locally.

8. I could raise money for the project by selling the pattern.



Fast-forward to today:


Over two years has passed, each of these items have materialized.


Hundreds of people have served at sew-a-thons,







Over 200 HopeSaCs kits are now in 5 countries with even more sewn in sewing centers in Kenya.






I have been to Mexico twice







and Kenya four times, there is a HopeSaC club and certified HopeSaC users in Kenya.





Everyone interested in thermal cooking can access the digital thermal cooking tools that have been created.

Below you will find links to the Let's Make Sense of Thermal Cooking Cookbook, Cindy's Thermal Cooking Course, and the HopeSaC Pattern Course.(follow links and use the Coupon Code Blog2020 at checkout for big savings on these courses!)


-The Let's Make Sense of Thermal Cooking LIVE Digital Cookbook

-Cindy's Thermal Cooking Course

-Step-by-Step DIY HopeSaC Pattern Course


Venmo @thehopesacproject to make a donation



Thermal cookers are like a big crock pot, cooking food slowly over time. While slow cookers require constant electricity, thermal cooker utilizes heated (boiling) food to complete the cooking process.


Purchase Retained Heat Containers, Cookbooks and More here! https://www.thermalcooking.net/online...

Learn to make your own HopeSac for thermal cooking: https://thermalcooking.vipmembervault...

OTHER VIDEOS YOU MAY LIKE: Ideas to Use your Thermal Cooker for a Whole Week: https://www.thermalcooking.net/for7da...

Join us HERE for the Thermal Cooking Online Course!!! https://thermalcooking.vipmembervault...

Live Digital Cookbook: https://thermalcooking.vipmembervault...

FOLLOW ALONG... Blog: https://www.thermalcooking.net/blog

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thermalcooki...

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/thermalcook...

DISCLAIMER: Links included in this description might be affiliate links. If you purchase a product or service with the links that I provide I may receive a small commission. There is no additional charge to you! Thank you for supporting The HopeSaC Project so we can continue to provide service to those in need!

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