“Brooklyn Cupcake” for “Cookies for Kids’ Cancer”

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Bormioli Rocco is hosting another Bake Sale on Saturday, June 13th at EATALY in support of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer! Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, was founded by a mother determined to help increase her young son’s odds in his fight against cancer. Her idea to bake and sell cookies during the holidays turned out to be a larger-than-life event and huge success. Realizing people wanted to get involved, she began the organization to let people know how.

It might come as a surprise that childhood cancer is the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S. Two-thirds of children who do survive will develop long-term side effects, including secondary cancers and organ failure…a result of the very treatments that once “cured” them. This is why it is critical to find safer, more effective treatments. And it’s why Bormioli Rocco joined the fight.

Bormioli Rocco has been a corporate sponsor of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for two consecutive years. In their third year of support, they decided to get involved on the grassroots level and hosted a bake sale back in September that went incredibly well. They raised almost $4,000 for childhood cancer research!

Their goal this time around is to raise $10,000. They hope you will “Be a Good Cookie” and join in the fight against childhood cancer by donating baked goods that they can sell at their Bake Sale. Every cookie, cupcake, macaroon, cannoli and more will help them reach their goal. Your tax-deductible donation would be a tremendous step in their mission to change the statistics for the 40,000 children actively battling cancer in the US right now. With your support, they would be happy to spread the word about your involvement with a special thank-you on social media and by including your bakery logo on our participating bakeries poster and flyers at the event.

Every dollar they raise at their bake sale makes a difference. Since 2008, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer’s efforts have brought 9 promising new treatments to clinical trial, where they’re available to children fighting cancer today.

Brooklyn Cupcake is proud to donate cupcakes to help our little fighters!

About Bormioli Rocco: The tradition of Bormioli Rocco Glass Company coincides with the very history of glass: the first glassworks was established in Parma, Italy in 1825. Bormioli Rocco uses the finest natural resources to create superior Italian glass products for homes, restaurants and businesses around the world. Our products are sold in every major retailer and over 1,000 independent retailers in the U.S.A. Our North American business is fueled by our Italian heritage and by the energy and heartbeat of New York City. Located on Madison Square Park, our offices are footsteps away from Eataly, the largest market for artisanal Italian food and wine in the world). Eataly (our partner for the past two years and counting) is teaming up with us to support Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. To learn more about us, please visit

http://www.bormioliroccousa.com/.

Main Contact: Mike Hernandez, Bormioli Rocco Glass Company

mhernandez@bormioliroccousa.com

212-719-0606 x142

Bormioli Rocco Glass Company fundraising page link:

https://supportcookiesforkidscancer.org/BormioliRocco

To learn more about Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, visit www.cookiesforkidscancer.org

Flor de Toloache: All Women Mariachi Band!

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Flor de Toloache, based in New York City, is an all women Mariachi band that takes on the world by blending traditional and contemporary musical styles and promoting a female presence in the Mariachi world. This unique group is composed of diverse nationalities is the subject of an exciting documentary, “Mariachi with Pants” which takes us on a journey of determination and personal struggle in a male dominated music world. Watch their video and consider attending one of their fundraising performances which will hopefully send the band to Mexico.

Sunday, June 21st from 6pm to midnight at Dumbo Loft (www.thedumboloft.com)

Your $50 donation includes a performance by the band, complimentary food and drinks, and a viewing of the trailer of “Mariachi with Pants”. Special thanks to Willie Lopez, one of our biggest fans from @goldman sachs for sharing this event with us.

For more info about these amazing women, check out this video: https://vimeo.com/125043216 and their website: www.mariachinyc.com

Please Support Brooklyn Cupcake in Chase’s $2M Mission Main Street Grant

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We have the greatest fans and we need your help. Brooklyn Cupcake would love to use these proceeds to expand business and employ more people. To give our small business some big support, please vote for us in Chase’s $2M Mission Main Street Grant at the following link: https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/b/21629

We thank you for your support!

Sincerely, Carmen, Gina, Michele, and Cynthia

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