By Gretchen Holt-Witt
Each cookie makes a difference!
In December 2007, Gretchen Holt-Witt set the lofty target of baking and promoting 96,000 cookies throughout the vacation trips, all within the identify of investment study for pediatric melanoma, the number one disorder killer of children within the usa and the disorder her younger son was once struggling with. Armed with the selection of a mother on a venture plus the information that money for examine suggest extra cures, greater survival charges, and wish for the long run, Holt-Witt succeeded in promoting all 96,000 cookies and elevating over $400,000 for brand spanking new pediatric melanoma treatments.
Long after the ovens cooled, requests for extra cookies besides deals to assist poured in. Gretchen knew she used to be onto whatever. She and her husband Larry replied the decision to motion through beginning Cookies for children’ melanoma (cookiesforkidscancer.org), a countrywide non-profit that conjures up humans to host bake revenues of all sizes, from computers and porches to complete firms and groups, with a few elevating greater than $30,000 in a single day. Cookies for children’ melanoma went directly to associate with The happy items corporation, inspiring millions of people with Glad’s promise to compare money raised at bake revenues. The partnership has acquired awareness from Martha Stewart, CNN, Parade, Redbook, girls domestic magazine, Woman’s Day, O The Oprah Magazine, the Today exhibit, and more.
With adventure, ardour, middle, and nice tales from bake sale hosts, this cookbook was once created to motivate extra bake revenues in addition to at once profit this striking charity. a hundred% of the author's proceeds and royalties might be donated to Cookies for children’ melanoma for pediatric melanoma learn. The recipes comprise easy-to-prepare treats for cookies, cakes, bars, cupcakes, fast breads, and extra. additionally, there are tips about beginning your personal bake sale and inspirational prices and tales during the book.