Connor McLaughlin, Special for Seaway News
CORNWALL, Ontario – The Hub for Beyond 21 Foundation is hosting its annual Holiday Bake Sale, raising funds to support adults with developmental disabilities in and around Cornwall who are no longer eligible for the school system.
“This year our goal is to help even more adults with developmental disabilities access our program so more families can get the respite they need,” said Hannah Pearson, Director of Fundraising. and marketing for the Beyond 21 Foundation.
The bake sale will be held online, allowing people to order their pastries on the Beyond 21 website anytime between October 25 and November 8, with the pickup date slated for December 10 or 11.
Beyond 21 will have a team of employees and volunteers adhering to COVID-19 protocols while placing orders.
Beyond 21 chef and host Margaret, along with a few handpicked volunteers, work together to create all of the baked goods used for fundraising.
“While we carry a wide variety of classic holiday cookies, our most popular item year after year are our slime-worthy mini butter tarts, made with raisins, butter, corn syrup and eggs in one. puff pastry, ”Pearson said. “For lovers of savory, we offer homemade pies, classic French-Canadian meat pies with a blend of ground beef, pork, potatoes, onions and spices, available in two sizes, which are all the rage for the time. festivals!
Pearson said that although they plan to take orders between Oct. 25 and Nov. 8, they have already reached 75% of their total order capacity, as of Oct. 29, recommending people place their orders as soon as possible before. to sell them. again this year.
Anyone wishing to place an order can fill out the form below.