Friday, February 22, 2013

National Cupcake Day!

You may or may not be aware that Monday Feb. 25th is National Cupcake Day! This event is raising money for local shelters, SPCA's, and Humane Societies in Canada.

For National Cupcake Day, bake cupcakes and give them to people that donate to the cause. The funds will go to animals that are abused, abandoned, neglected, or no longer wanted. Register on the website and you can create your own online bakery where you can track your funds.

There are numerous ways that you can help raise funds for animals in need. You could host a cupcake party, inviting your loved ones, colleagues, classmates, and ask them to donate a small amount of money. Or you could donate money to someone that is already throwing their own cupcake party!

I would normally host my own cupcake party, but since I am really busy with assignments and midterms, I am going to a local veterinary clinic that is hosting a cupcake party and will donate funds there.

$10 provides an enrichment toy for a cat which assists in their behavioural development
$50 subsidizes emergency boarding costs of the animal victims of domestic violence
$100 subsidizes medical treatment for an injured dog or cat
$200 keeps an inspector on the road fighting cruelty

Some of the participating societies include
Ontario SPCA Barrie Branch
Guelph Humane Society
Kingston Humane Society
PEI Humane Society
Sarnia Humane Society

For more information check out the website

Their facebook page