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Jessica Benson-Egglenton

Bakes for mum

Baking tasty things and giving them to friends for Nottinghamshire Hospice because cake is a nice way to remember someone.

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Nottinghamshire Hospice

Our aim is to add life to days for adults with ANY life limiting illness . Over 40,000 hours of care are provided free of charge through our Hospice at Home service. We also provide over 8,750 Day Therapy places each year providing care and emotional support to patients and their families.

Story

In March it will be 10 years since my mum died (bit of a grim opener I know, but stick with me guys – it gets cheerier!). Like a lot of people, I lost a loved one to cancer and, like a lot of people, I’ve got that urge to do something to remember them while also raising some money for a good cause. I thought about doing a sponsored run, sure, but then I remembered – I hate running! And you know what else – me running is super boring for you guys! So I scrapped that idea. Then it came to me – baking! I like to bake; people like to eat baked goods. It’s a win-win.

So here’s the idea: from the beginning of March, over several months, I’m going to start delivering home-made baked goods into the hands of friends, one person at a time, in no particular order. Random acts of cake, if you will. Share it with your housemates, take it into work, or simply keep the whole lot for yourself – it’s up to you.  And if, when you’ve received your cake (or cookies, or muffins – I’m an equal opportunities baker), you feel you’d like to make a donation to this page, well, that would be just swell.

All money raised will be donated to Nottinghamshire Hospice, a charity which provides free palliative care for adults with life limiting illnesses and support to their carers.

Big love, Jess x

p.s. I think I have a good idea of people’s dietary requirements and flavour preferences, but if you have a severe butter allergy or something I don’t know about, send a text my way.

p.p.s. That picture is my mum and paternal auntie having a whale of a time back in the day. My mum is the redhead. Yes, I have secret ginger heritage(!!). 

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