Cupcakes for a Cause

[ 0 ] September 18, 2009 |

Cupcakes for a Cause is a week-long event with bakeries around the country selling cupcakes and donating a portion of sales to the CancerCare for Kids program which provides free professional support services to any child affected by cancer, whether the diagnosis is their own or that of a loved one.

17731wzThis year Cupcakes for a Cause Week is September 21—27, 2009. The campaign has expanded to include participating BloomNet florists, who will sell  Cupcakes in Bloom and donate 10% of net proceeds. Like to bake? Host your own bake sale and donate the proceeds to CancerCare for Kids. Sometimes the simplest things can make a big difference.

Buy cupcakes locally
Nancy’s Fancies
294 Atwells Avenue
Providence, RI 02903

Host your own bake sale
Host a bake sale anytime during the month of September and donate the proceeds to CancerCare for Kids. Reynolds® Baking Cups is sponsoring a free, downloadable bake sale kit to help you host your very own bake sale.

Learn more about CancerCare and CancerCare for Kids
CancerCare is a national non-profit organization founded in 1944 that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. Children and teens affected by cancer have special needs and concerns. CancerCare for Kids offers practical support, education and advice to parents, and counseling to children and teens to help them understand cancer. All services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge. For more information, call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or visit


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Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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