Looking to make a distinction in 2018? One easy technique to just do this is to become involved within the BC SPCA’s National Cupcake Day. By baking cupcakes and giving them away in alternate for a donation, contributors can support the lives of abused, deserted and unnoticed animals in our communities.
National Cupcake Day is cross-country tournament introduced by the BC SPCA, the Ontario SPCA and taking part humane societies. This yr, Cupcake Day falls on Monday, Feb. 26 (the remaining Monday of February), however animal fanatics and bakers are inspired to fundraise all over January and February.
“When it comes to baking, cupcakes are pretty foolproof. Trust me, if I can make them, anyone can,” says National Cupcake Day spokesperson and TV host Kristina Matisic. “Over the past few years we’ve seen kids, small businesses and large companies get involved. I love the cute creations that people come up with and seeing all the donations come in.”
Participants who sign up at www.nationalcupcakeday.ca sooner than Wednesday, Jan. 31 and lift $50 will probably be entered in a draw to win a KitchenAid Stand mixer, the very best software for whipping up scrumptious cupcakes and frosting.
Last yr, Canadians raised greater than $600,000 thru their baking and fundraising efforts. Since the marketing campaign’s inception in 2013, $2.45 million has been raised, with proceeds going to taking part SPCAs and humane societies around the nation.
“It’s a very important campaign for us in terms of fundraising for the work that we do and it’s wonderful to see how much it has grown over the past few years,” says BC SPCA CEO Craig Daniell. “It’s a delicious way to show your compassion for animals.”
The BC SPCA will use the budget to search out properties for surrendered, rescued, unnoticed or abused animals, and supply emergency care to injured animals. The society wish to give particular due to sponsors Company59, BMO, Hill’s® Science Diet® and Used.ca.
“At the end of the day, it’s not about how well you bake. It’s about helping animals in need. So even if you’re not much of a baker, not to worry. You can always donate to someone who is participating or directly to the campaign via the website,” says Matisic.
“There are many ways to get involved and to make a difference.”
How you’ll become involved:
1. Register for FREE at www.nationalcupcakeday.ca
2. Everyone who registers and makes a self-donation of $25 or extra will probably be despatched a host package together with a fundraising information, cupcake selfie body, mini tote bag and extra. The host package fabrics also are to be had for obtain at the web site.
three. Customize your Personal Fundraising Centre on-line and ask your folks, circle of relatives and associates to toughen your fundraising efforts.
four. Send your family and friends an e mail thru your player centre, encouraging them to turn their toughen by donating on-line.
five. Plan your National Cupcake Day Party for house, paintings, college or anyplace you assume other folks would like to devour cupcakes.
6. Hold your National Cupcake Day Party on Monday, Feb. 26 or any day in January or February that works for you.
7. Bake, beautify and devour!
Visit nationalcupcakeday.ca to sign up, bake and donate.
About the BC SPCA
The BC SPCA is a non-profit group funded essentially by public donations. Our challenge is to stop cruelty and to advertise the welfare of animals thru a wide variety of products and services, together with cruelty investigations, emergency rescue and remedy, sheltering and adoption of homeless and abused animals, humane schooling, advocacy, farm animal welfare, spay/neuter systems, and flora and fauna rescue and rehabilitation.