Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Glad to Give Baking program

Glad to Give

I love to write about companies helping charity. Childhood cancer is a cause close to my heart after seeing my friend struggle with her toddler's cancer. So I was impressed after finding Glad's Glad to Give site. Glad helps you put together a bake sale for Cookies for Kids Cancer. Also, Glad matched all funds raised by Cookies for Kids Cancer in November and December 2009, up to $100,000. It may be too late for you to help in that part, but you can still hold a bake sale with the kit and give the funds to Cookies for Kids Cancer.

Cookies for Kids Cancer is a great charity. Here's a bit about them:
"Cookies for Kids' Cancer was created to raise awareness of and funds for pediatric cancer research. But it all started with a kid fighting cancer and his parents’ desire to help him and others.

When 2-year old Liam was diagnosed with a deadly form of pediatric cancer called Neuroblastoma, his family learned quickly it is a cancer that only about 30% of children survive. They were shocked to hear the reason for such terrible odds was directly related to how little money was being spent on research by both the government and the pharmaceutical industry. Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 18. Why then is it not a priority to develop new and better treatments for the children of our nation and the world? It is this very question that prompted Liam’s mom and dad, Gretchen and Larry, to get involved and to do all they could to help save their son."

If you're not up to a bake sale or like me have no baking skill; you can buy cookies online: