The Alzheimer’s Society’s annual Cupcake Day is returning this June, and local residents are being encouraged to dust off their baking bowls to help raise much-needed funds for the charity.
Whether you’re a baking novice or a seasoned pro, you can unite against dementia with family, friends and colleagues by baking or buying cupcakes to raise funds on Thursday 13th June 2019.
Now in its fourth year, Cupcake Day has raised £2.7 million since 2016 and this year is aiming to raise £1.8 million.
In the past, the campaign has been supported by high profile celebrities including Suranne Jones, Paul Hollywood and Ruth Langsford.
Other celebrities will be uniting in 2019 to support this year’s Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day, and will be announced soon.
Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer and will affect 1 million people by 2021.
In the average time it takes to bake a batch of cakes, six people will develop dementia in the UK.
By hosting a Cupcake Day, you get to enjoy some tasty treats with your workmates, friends and family knowing you are helping the Alzheimer’s Society work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia.
Whether you choose to celebrate on 13th June or mark the occasion another time in the month, there are no excuses not to get involved. You can sign up for Cupcake Day at cupcakeday.alzheimers.org.uk.