Over 200 Restaurants, Bakeries and Retailers Will Designate a Signature Dessert Whose Proceeds Benefit Breast Cancer Research and Awareness
PRESS RELEASE / October 13, 2020 (Boston, MA) – Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer returns for its twenty-first year to help raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Over 250 bakeries, cafés, pastry shops and restaurants throughout Greater Boston will participate during this year’s fundraiser from Monday, October 19 through Sunday, October 25, 2020.
Participants will either offer one designated desert where 100% of the proceeds go towards the organization or offer their entire desert roster where 50% of the proceeds go back to Bakes for Breast Cancer. Since its inception in 1999, Bakes for Breast Cancer has raised over 2 million dollars for breast cancer research and awareness and over 4,200 different bakeries, cafés, pastry shops, supermarkets, and restaurants have participated.
Proceeds raised will benefit the nonprofit breast cancer organization Bakes for Breast Cancer which will support the research of Dr. Rachel Freedman. Dr. Freedman’s clinical trials will focus on treatment for older breast cancer patients, an area of research that has been vastly under subsidized.
Returning venues and confirmed locations include Alma Nove, Amici Trattoria & Bar, Annie May’s Sweet Café, Aquitaine, Area Four, Bar Mezzana, Bistro 5, Bistro du Midi, Black Lamb, Boston Chops, BROTHERS Marketplace, Catalyst Café, Chiara, Comedor, COOK, Davio’s, Deuxave, El Pelon Taqueria, Figs, Flour Bakery + Café, Formaggio Kitchen, Foundry on Elm, Gaslight, Grill 23 & Bar, Harvest, Henrietta’s, Heritage of Sherborn, Il Molo, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Kane’s Donuts, L’Andana, La Morra, Legal Sea Foods, Lolita, Mariel, Mariposa Bakery, Michael’s Deli, Mistral, Mooo…, Not Your Average Joe’s, Oak + Rowan, Ostra, Post 390, Roch Brothers, Ruka, Signature Breads, Sorellina, Sudbury Farms, Sycamore, Sweet Basil, Talulla, Tatte, Teatro, The Independent, The Local, The Neighborhood Restaurant & Bakery, Willy’s Steakhouse Grill & Sushi Bar, Yvonne’s and more!
For more information, a list of participating establishments, or to learn more about how to become involved in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, visit www.bakesforbreastcancer.org, follow Bakes for Breast Cancer on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
WHEN: Monday, October 19th – Sunday, October 25th, 2020
WHERE: Across the Greater Boston-area
Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is an annual “sweet” to raise funds for breast cancer research and care. Held each year during the week leading up to Mother’s Day in May, hundreds of restaurants, bakeries, cafés and retail shops throughout Massachusetts participate by designating all sales of one specific desert, or fifty percent of proceeds from their entire desert menu, to breast cancer care and research. Proceeds from the event benefit parent company, Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., a nonprofit breast cancer organization dedicated to funding breast cancer researchers and clinicians. For a list of participating establishments, or to shop online, please visit www.bakesforbreastcancer/restaurant-and-bakeries.