Eat A Cupcake, Donate And Change The Lives Of Animals In Need On National Cupcake Day


Today is National Cupcake Day™ and the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is asking you to do something sweet to help animals in need in your community.

Presented by Milk-Bone® and Robin Hood®, National Cupcake Day is organized by the Ontario SPCA in support of participating SPCAs, humane societies and rescue groups across Canada. By taking part in National Cupcake Day, you are providing urgently needed care and shelter for animals waiting to find a loving home.

Want to bake a difference? The ingredients that go into the sweetest day of the year are up to you! Make some delicious creations at home, share them with friends and family (or don’t!) and make a donation to your local participating SPCA, humane society or rescue group by visiting Did we mention there’s a mouth-watering Devil’s Food Cupcake recipe, courtesy of Robin Hood®, on the National Cupcake Day website?

Watching your calories? Skip the cupcakes and make pupcakes for your canine friends! Visit for Milk-Bone®’s Pupcake recipe – complete with sweet-potato icing!

No time for baking? Support a local bakery by purchasing a cupcake, then go online to to make a donation to your local participating SPCA, humane society or rescue group. It’s a small gesture with a big impact.

“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.”


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