ICING SMILES

Rating: 5 stars   83 reviews

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Location: 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive Suite A807 Ellicott City MD 21042 USA

Mission: Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child. We understand that the simple things, like a birthday cake, are luxuries to a family battling illness. Our goal is to create a custom cake for the ill child, or their sibling, that provides a temporary escape from worry and creates a positive memory during a difficult time. Memories have magical powers. Long after the cake is gone, the memories linger– memories of the kindness of a stranger, of the art of the design, of the sweet smells of a special treat, of the smiles and laughs, of a normal childhood experience so often stolen from these children. These memories are why we say, “It is so much more than a cake.”
Results: Please like us on facebook to see our results daily! http://www.facebook.com/icingsmiles ICING SMILES by the NUMBERS: 5900+ = Sugar Angels in the United States 5200+ = Smiles delivered 600+ = Volunteer hours per week donated to create Smiles 12+ = Countries waiting to create Smiles 75+ = New cake requests per week 45+ = New volunteers per week
Geographic areas served: National
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EIN 27-1158710
443-420-7096
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

I have been pleased to donate to this charity. They are completely volunteer run and nearly every penny raised goes to match up children with bakers. The energy and love the bakers put into their time shows in every cake and I cry every time I read one of the amazing stories they share. Great charity to volunteer for, and one of the best for donations - almost no overhead!!

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

As a friend of one of the Icing Smiles volunteers, I can tell you that I have never interacted with an organization that is as passionate about what they do as these individuals. They put in countless hours to make dreams come true for these families, and it doesn't just start and end with the cakes they provide. The spend many unrecognized hours seeking out other volunteers, arranging and lining up donations and putting together fundraising events. I am proud to say that I will be attending and volunteering at the October 12th Icing Smiles Cake Chase 5k in Altoona, IA to help raise money so that these special, extraordinary individuals can continue to provide these sick children and their families with the smiles and memories they deserve!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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