National Cupcake Day™ is almost here and it’s the sweetest way to help animals in Toronto

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National Cupcake Day™ is almost here and it’s the sweetest way to help animals in Toronto 

Toronto, ON (Feb. 17, 2021) –National Cupcake Day™ is next week and the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society and Toronto Humane Society have teamed up to help animals in need in the GTA by asking you to eat a cupcake. The calories don’t count when you’re helping animals, right? 

National Cupcake Day is a nation-wide fundraiser in support of participating SPCAs, humane societies and rescue groups across Canada. This year, to keep communities safe during COVID-19, the Ontario SPCA and Toronto Humane Society are encouraging you to enjoy cupcakes at home and make an online donation to support your local participating animal organization. 

“Who couldn’t use a delicious mid-winter pick-me-up treat?” says Daryl Vaillancourt, Chief, Humane Programs & Community Outreach, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society“Enjoy a cupcake on National Cupcake Day and make a donation to provide urgently needed care and shelter for homeless animals.” 

The Ontario SPCA, Toronto Humane Society and other participating SPCAs, humane societies and rescue groups are charitable organizations that rely on the generosity of donors to change the lives of vulnerable animals. By making a donation on National Cupcake Day, you are providing urgently needed care and shelter for homeless animals.  

“Toronto Humane Society offers so many services and programs that assist the community of Toronto & greater! As a non-profit organization, we rely solely on donation dollars and fundraising efforts, just like this years National Cupcake Day, which helps to raise funds for animals in need!” says Hannah Sotropa, Toronto Humane Society’s Public Relations Specialist.  

Make National Cupcake Day the sweetest day of the year for animals by visiting  


Toronto Humane Society 

Hannah Sotropa – Public Relations Specialist 

(647) – 930 7848 

About Toronto Humane Society 
Toronto Humane Society is an animal welfare organization with a committed mission of promoting the humane care and protection of all animals and to prevent cruelty and suffering.  Most commonly known for their robust adoptions department, Toronto Humane Society has a variety of public services to support the many pets residing in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Some of these services include public veterinary services, pet food banks, dog training programs, educational outreach, and animal rescue operations at both the local and international level. Toronto Humane Society’s operations are centered around improving the lives of animals and preserving families by strengthening the human-animal bond. For more information, visit   

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Ontario SPCA and Humane Society   

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The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society  

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity, established in 1873. The Society and its network of communities facilitate and provide for province-wide leadership on matters relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal well-being. Offering a variety of mission-based programs, including community-based sheltering, animal wellness services, provincial animal transfers, shelter health & wellness, high-volume spay/neuter services, animal rescue, animal advocacy, Indigenous partnership programs and humane education, the Ontario SPCA is Ontario’s animal charity. 


Thank you so much for all you do

Thank you so much for all you do every day to rescue animals in need. I can’t imagine the terrible situations that you see every day.  It is great that you have the heart to help. Keep up the good work.