Cupcake Fundraiser to Support Alcohol Awareness Month

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Non-profit organization will host cupcake fundraiser at popular DC bakery to support Alcohol Awareness Month

having a delicious cupcake...instead of having one too many drinks

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, and Stop Alcohol Deaths, Inc. (S.A.D), a DC-based 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is having a cupcake fundraiser at Baked & Wired, located at 1052 Thomas Jefferson Street NW , Washington, DC 20007, on April 28, 2011 for a power hour from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to help bring awareness to alcohol poisoning and binge drinking. Alcohol Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness on alcohol abuse and encourage people to make healthy, safe choices. For a $10 donation, supporters will get a cupcake of their choice, and the rest of the money donated to help S.A.D. build a school program for middle schools and high schools around the United States.

“This fundraiser is a great opportunity for DC to support Alcohol Awareness Month,” says Shevonne Polastre, S.A.D. Founder, “Our community can come together to bring awareness to alcohol-related deaths by coming out and having a delicious cupcake from Baked & Wired, instead of having one too many drinks.”

Drinking too much alcohol can lead to health problems, including alcohol poisoning, hangovers, and an increased risk of heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, alcohol-related accidents and health problems cause more than 79,000 deaths a year.

Baked & Wired has become a Georgetown staple since 2001. The bakery serves delicious handcrafted baked goods of all kinds, including cupcakes, cookies, muffins, and pies. Their reputation is for a variety of coffees and teas, which give them a reputation for giving customers a wonderful experience. Please visit, for more information.

S.A.D. will be having three special giveaways at the fundraising event for all participants. Additionally, the first ten supporters will receive free T-shirts.

About S.A.D.
Stop Alcohol Deaths, Inc. (S.A.D.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that’s major goal is to educate the youth and adolescent in the United States about the dangers of acute alcohol poisoning and binge drinking. They are committed in teaching people of alcohol –poisoning effects, symptoms, and what to do is someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning. Please visit our site at or call us at 202-670-1448.


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