For the second year in a row, I’ve been raising money for Cookies for Kids Cancer, an organization founded by our
I’ve been doing a lot of baking on my own, but also unexpectedly received some welcome help from work this year… It started when, just like that, a co-worker arrived one morning with a delicious, enormous batch of oatmeal-chocolate chip cookies for me to sell, jumpstarting my efforts by making me earn $115 without lifting a finger (except for collecting the money, that is).
I’ve then tried about every cookie recipe imaginable, from dark chocolate chunks to peanut butter cups to M&M to white chocolate-cranberry, much to the enjoyment of the people around me… And just when I was about to close the books, I received an e-mail from HR. Somehow they had learned about what I was doing and they wanted to do their part, too! So instead of ordering in catered snacks for a general meeting that was taking place last week, they sent me back to my Kitchen Aid mixer and oven and asked me to provide cookies and brownies for everyone in exchange of a $200 donation.
I am really happy to present my final tally: $473, which we decided to round up to $500. Due to a more favorable exchange rate this year, this means that I’ve just sent a $469