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Friday Food News: Cookies for Kids' Cancer

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With the holiday season approaching, the desire to do something or give back often comes up in many families. This year, as they have in previous years, The Glad Products Company will continue its multi-year effort to support Cookies for Kids'?? Cancer, a nonprofit that raises money for pediatric cancer research through bake sales.

This November and December, GLAD is making a donation for each cookie sold, exchanged or given, helping "raise dough, one cookie at a time."

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You and your family can also get involved to help this incredible cause by hosting a bake sale, exchanging a virtual cookie show and buying cookies. Here are some tips to help you grt started:

  • Host a Bake Sale: Large or small, as an individual or with a school, church, or business, your bake sale will help raise funds for new and less harmful treatments for pediatric cancer. Simply host a Cookies for Kid'??s Cancer bake sale or charitable cookie exchange by registering and then sharing how many cookies were sold or exchanged at www.CookiesForKidsCancer.org.
  • Exchange a Virtual Cookie: Add some holiday cheer to your friends'?? Facebook walls by sending them a virtual holiday cookie. Just like Glad on Facebook and share or exchange a virtual cookie at http://www.facebook.com/Glad.
  • Buy Cookies: If you don't have the time to bake, consider buying delicious cookies at www.CookiesForKidsCancer.org and 100 percent of the net revenue will benefit the charity.

Will you be participating? We'd love to hear all about your bake sales here at Momtrends! We're looking forward to having our own with our own children and would love to hear how our readers take part too.

Shannon is a Canadian mom to her two little Texans, now living in Colorado, and the author of '??BentoLunch.net '?? What'??s for Lunch at Our House,'? her blog detailing the adventures of feeding her children.

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