The baking timer is set and counting down to National Cupcake Day

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The baking timer is set and counting down to National Cupcake Day

The sweetest day of the year is coming up on Monday and you can help animals in need

Stouffville, ON (February 21, 2020) – Cupcakes! Puppies! Kittens! Monday, Feb. 24 is National Cupcake Day™ – the sweetest day of the year and the most delicious way to help animals in need across Canada.

Sprinkle the love for animals by hosting a Cupcake Day party. Simply supply some delicious treats and then invite your co-workers, friends, family or neighbours to attend your party in exchange for a donation to your local participating SPCA or humane society. Parties can be held anywhere, and on any day in February. Register online at to start planning your party.

Can’t get everyone together? No problem! Send a virtual cupcake with a heartfelt thank you, or make a donation to a participating SPCA or Humane Society by visiting

Presented by the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, National Cupcake Day is a coordinated Canadian event to support local participating shelters, SPCAs, and humane societies. Proceeds from National Cupcake Day help give our furry friends in need a second chance. The campaign has raised $3.5 million to date.

“What better way to show you care about the animals in your community than to indulge in a mouth-watering cupcake?” says Daryl Vaillancourt, Chief, Humane Programs & Community Outreach, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “By participating in National Cupcake Day, you’re giving animals a second chance by supporting the life-changing work taking place in communities across Canada.”

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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 animal welfare 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 welfare charity.