LOS ANGELES — Woman-founded and led SusieCakes, whose workforce is 80% female, will team up with Susan G. Koman, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The partnership will help raise awareness and funds for research, treatment and education through the SusieCakes x Susan G. Komen Collection, which features limited-edition desserts.
From October 1-31, SusieCakes will donate $1 from every Komen Cupcake and $5 from every Komen Cake sold to Komen, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $17,500.
“Since our founding in 2006, breast cancer has touched the lives of countless individuals within our SusieCakes community, including our cherished friends, families, team members and guests,” said Susan Sarich, founder and CEO of SusieCakes. “Our partnership with Komen embodies our commitment to creating a recipe for change and making brighter days for those affected by this disease. For me, supporting Komen is more than a charitable endeavor — it’s a personal mission.”
The limited-edition SusieCakes x Susan G. Komen Collection includes:
- Komen Cake ($104) — Vanilla cake layers are filled and frosted with pink vanilla frosting and iced with an inspirational message of the customer’s choice. The cake is available for purchase online and for nationwide shipping.
- Komen Cupcakes ($4.75 each) — Each cupcake is frosted with pink vanilla frosting and sprinkled with hot pink sugar. They will be available in all 25 SusieCakes bakeries throughout California and Texas.
- Komen Ribbon Cupcakes ($23 for a 4-count box) — The box includes two vanilla and two chocolate cupcakes with pink vanilla buttercream frosting, a pink ribbon motif and a hot pink sugar border. It is available to order online for local delivery or pickup at all SusieCakes locations throughout California and Texas.
- Komen Ribbon Flourless Cupcakes ($25 for a 4-count box) — The four flourless chocolate cupcakes with pink buttercream are decorated with a ribbon stencil and a hot pink sugar border.
“We are honored to partner with SusieCakes during Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” said Megan Klink, VP of West region for Susan G. Komen. “Together, we can raise awareness and funds that are crucial to our mission of eradicating breast cancer. This partnership is a testament to the power of community and compassion.”
In recognition of the personal nature of breast cancer, SusieCakes invites people to share their stories on Instagram or TikTok using the hashtag #cakesforthecure or at Cakes for the Cure Stories. The bakery will send treats from the SusieCakes x Susan G. Komen Collection to select participants who share their stories.