MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A Milwaukee baker is web hosting a by-buy bake sale fundraiser this weekend to assist Ukraine.
She was motivated to aid immediately after seeing the dire situation in Ukraine and the impact the war is having on her finest mate, who has family members there.
Sharla Guinn of Milwaukee hosted a bake sale fundraiser a handful of weeks ago and elevated pretty much $400, which went to support families in Ukraine.
Now she’s internet hosting a different fundraiser April 2-3, and hoping to get all the assistance she can to go on supporting more families.
“A whole lot of persons have just been expressing this is a amazing idea,” stated Guinn. “Even if they really don’t area an buy, I have experienced a number of folks that have just donated funds to a fantastic result in.”
“I’ve been sending this info above to my family members and they’re just confused by any person who would go as far as to make cupcakes to get them resources,” stated Todd Slusar. “No make any difference what the total is, just about every bit is going to help.”
Slusar is Sharla’s ideal close friend who has loved ones in Ukraine. He claimed his cousin is at the moment preventing in the war. His cousin’s spouse and children experienced to leave him guiding to seek out shelter and protection someplace else.
Todd claims he is grateful for all the assist he has found to assistance family members like his who are battling right now.
Sharla is advertising Ukraine-themed cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies for the fundraiser this weekend.
You can spot an purchase on line as a result of Sharla’s Cupcakes and Cakes’ Facebook web page.