Houston bakers make hundreds of loaves of bread for Harvey victims after hurricane strands them

When four bakers at El Bolillo Bakery in Houston, Texas became trapped in the shop by Hurricane Harvey for two days, they decided to make the most of their uncertain situation. Since the specialty Mexican bake shop still had electricity, the men decided to keepย the ovens running and churned out countless loaves of bread for those who they knew would beย affected by the devastating downpours. Brian Alvarado, the manager of the shop told The Independent: “When they realized they were stuck, they decided to keep themselves busy and help the community and made as many loaves of bread as they could.” The loaves were delivered to emergency centers across the city. The men didn’t count how many loaves they made, but they used 4,400 pounds of flour. (For reference, the sack in your cabinet is probably a measly 5 pounds.) The bakery’s Facebook post about the baker’s efforts has gone…