Tag: Breast Cancer

Fundraiser for 25 Year Old Kim Fares, Who is Battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 5:00pm – The Hacienda Grill will be holding a fundraiser for local 25 year old Kim Fares, who is currently fighting Stage 4 Breast Cancer.  The Hacienda Grill will donate 30% of their proceeds from orders off their regular menu on Wednesday, February 21st, and will also donate 50 cents for each “like” they get on their Facebook page.  Kim moved to Big Bear from San Diego three years ago, and loves snowboarding, the lake, music and dancing.  She was diagnosed in November, and cut her hair in January and donated it before starting chemo.  According to friends, her spirits are high, and her determination is inspiring.   There will also be a raffle with some great prizes  from local businesses with proceeds going to Kim’s medical expenses as...

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Sugar Pine Hosts Breast Cancer Cupcake Fundraiser

Big Bear, Ca, October 20, 2011, 1:00pm – Sugar Pine Bake Shop is hosting a Cupcake fund drive for Breast Cancer Research tomorrow from Noon to 6:00pm.  Head baker and owner of Sugar Pine Trish Gordon invited everyone to come and get a cupcake.  “We’ve all been touched by breast cancer in some way, so please wear your pink and denim and have a sweet.” Said Gordon.  The cupcakes will be normal price, but all proceeds from cupcakes sold will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Last year Sugar Pine raised over $400.00, and hopes to do so again this year.  The event will be held at the main bakeshop located at 40191 Big Bear Blvd, next to the Azteca Grill.  Sugar Pine Bake Shop also participated in the Artful Bra contest being put on by the Soroptimists of Big Bear Valley. The contest has business, organizations, and individuals decorate bras, which will be auctioned off this Sunday, with proceeds to help women without insurance get mammograms.  Sugar Pines Bra is covered in edible decorations, including chocolate covered gingerbread and fondant sequins.  Stop by Sugar Pine between Noon and 6pm on Friday, October 21st, get a cupcake or two and help support Breast Cancer...

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