Cu­p­ca­kes of Ho­pe rai­ses the bar

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Cu­p­ca­kes of Ho­pe col­lected R2 065 807 on their Na­ti­o­nal Cu­p­ca­ke Day dri­ve on 29 Sep­tem­ber, bet­te­ring last y­e­ar's a­mount of R1,8-mil­li­on.

E­den Me­an­der hos­ted the Ge­or­ge te­am who sold cu­p­ca­kes this y­e­ar.

Foun­der San­dy Ci­pri­a­no said the a­mount col­lected will e­na­ble them to re­ach out to e­ven mo­re child­ren with can­cer. "T­hank you to e­very sin­gle per­son who ba­ked, de­co­ra­ted, vo­lun­tee­red and do­na­ted their ti­me and e­ner­gy to­wards ma­king Na­ti­o­nal Cu­p­ca­ke Day tru­ly the swee­test day of the y­e­ar."

The e­vent was held a­cross 79 malls in South A­fri­ca and in­vol­ved thou­sands of ba­kers, or Cu­p­ca­ke An­gels, who co­me to­get­her to 'ba­ke' a dif­fe­ren­ce in the li­ves of litt­le can­cer pa­tients. C­lo­se to 200 000 cu­p­ca­kes we­re pled­ged.

Funds rai­sed will go to­wards the me­di­cal and ot­her day-to-day needs of young can­cer pa­tients. Cu­p­ca­kes of Ho­pe as­sis­ts up to 70 pa­tients e­very month, do­na­ting me­di­cal e­quip­ment to hos­pi­tals a­round the coun­try.

The ent­hu­si­as­tic Ge­or­ge te­am sel­ling cu­p­ca­kes on be­half of Cu­p­ca­kes of Ho­pe.

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