A cupcake, cookie or brownie from a Maine bakery will be much more than just a sweet treat next week.
More than a dozen restaurants and bakeries across Maine are participating in the inaugural Bakes for Breast Cancer Maine, a weeklong event, Aug. 2-8, in which proceeds from bakery purchases will go towards breast cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Bakes for Breast Cancer is proud to announce that Treats of Maine, 80 Main St., in Wiscasset is participating in the inaugural Bakes for Breast Cancer Maine.
Bakes for Breast Cancer Maine is the fourth event in their annual series of events which helps raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. The inaugural Bakes for Breast Cancer Maine takes place from Monday, Aug. 2 to Sunday, Aug. 8. Registration is currently open and interested participants can register now.
The year of coronavirus cancellations has had an especially troubling impact on charity fundraisers, but food establishments in the Greater Boston area are still selling sweet treats October 19-25 to benefit Bakes for Breast Cancer, a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast cancer research.
Cape & Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer returns for its fifth year to help raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Bakeries, cafés, pastry shops and restaurants throughout the Cape & Islands will participate during this year’s fundraiser August 3-9, 2020.
“We are on a mission to end breast cancer for good, one sweet treat at a time,” said Bakes for Breast Cancer Founder, and Cape Cod resident, Carol Sneider. We’re pleased to have been able to evolve this year’s initiative into something that we think will work for all during this current time. Although we may have tough hurdles ahead due to the impact of COVID-19, we are dedicated to meeting our fundraising goals.”
Restaurants, bakeries, and cafes throughout the Cape and Islands will participate in this year’s fourth annual Cape and Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer Event. All proceeds raised will benefit Bakes for Breast Cancer in support of the research of Dr. Rachel Freedman at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, whose research focuses on treatment for older breast cancer patients.
A message from the Artisan Bistro staff of the Ritz Carlton Boston about the twentieth annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer starting May 6, 2019.
“The funding provided by organizations like Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is crucial to the execution of important research which otherwise would go unfunded,” says Dr. Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH, a physician researcher at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Money raised from the dessert sales during this year’s event will benefit Dr. Freedman’s research focused on under subsidized older patients.
There have been great strides in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, but it remains the second leading cause of cancer death among women. The ubiquitous pink merchandise seems disconnected from that reality so think before you pink. Look instead for fundraising efforts like Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer where donations are targeted, specific, and might really do some good.
Several restaurants in Cambridge will participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer from May 5 to 11. This year, the fundraiser will be supporting the research of Dr. Shom Goel at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Boston College Bakery, the University’s Baking Club has teamed up with Bakes for Breast Cancer for a cancer-fighting event April 27 in Chestnut Hill. “I’m hoping that this event not only raises awareness but that we give people a sweet treat while raising money at the same time,” said Boston College executive pastry chef Tim Fonseca.
Treat the special women in your life to decadent desserts while also helping fight breast cancer during Rhode Island Bakes for Breast Cancer, May 8-14. Support the research of Dr. Heather Parsons focusing on biomarkers and patient treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Carol Brownman Sneider is the force behind Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer which enters its 17th year having raised more than $1 million for breast cancer research. The fundraisers are a tribute to Carol’s mom and her love of baking. Through desserts, everyone can make a difference.
Bakes for Breast Cancer
Our mission is to end cancer by funding cancer prevention and treatment research. The money we raise enables oncologists to start their research.
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