Celebrate National Cupcake Day today

Nick Laurin
Celebrate National Cupcake Day today

CORNWALL, ON – Today is National Cupcake Day™ and the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is asking for people to help animals in need.

National Cupcake Day is organized by the Ontario SPCA in support of participating SPCAs, humane societies and rescue groups across Canada, National Cupcake Day has been held annually since 2012, raising over $4.1 million to date.

As of Feb. 28, 2022, the SPCA has raised $85,478.75 of their $100,000 goal.

The SPCA is asking people to submit their cupcake decorating contest to, and raise funds online to help animals within your community.

Participants can either submit a picture of their own cupcake recipes, or follow the Devil’s Food Cupcake recipe, courtesy of Robin Hood, by visiting nationalcupcakeday.ca.

If you’re watching your calories, then participate in the contest by making pupcakes for your canine friends. Visit nationalcupcakeday.ca for Milk-Bone®’s Pupcake recipe – complete with sweet-potato icing!

Another way of participating, is by supporting a local bakery by purchasing a cupcake, then go online to nationalcupcakeday.ca to make a donation to your local participating SPCA.

“The calories don’t count when you make a donation to support animals in need,” says Tracy McElman, Provincial Manager, Community Programming & Animal Centre Services, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “This is the 10th anniversary of National Cupcake Day and we hope you’ll join us by indulging in a sweet treat to help animals.”

Proceeds from the National Cupcake Day go to urgently needed care, and shelter of animals waiting for a loving home. Make National Cupcake Day the sweetest day of the year for animals in need by registering at nationalcupcakeday.ca.

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