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Cupcakes for Cancer Research

It's Tax day,
It's Wednesday,
It's sunny,
It's a good day,
It's a bad day,
It's your Facebook friend's birthday...
Find an excuse, any excuse, for a cupcake today.
Why today?
Because 50 cents of every cupcake sale at GiGi's cupcakes is going to The Cure Starts Now, which fights for the cure for children with brainstem glioma and cancer survivors everywhere.
You may have heard about Indiana native, Lauren Hill and her very public battle with terminal cancer. After fufilling her dream of playing in a college basketball game, Hill turned her attention to fundraising. Her Layup4Lauren challenge, where pro and college teams donated No. 22 jerseys, helped raise $800,000 through jersey auctions. Lauren passed away April 5, at the age of 19. Learn more about her inspiring story here.
Lauren raised over US$1 million for pediatric cancer research for The Cure Starts Now Foundation.


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