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Who's bright idea was this

Posted by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 6:50 PM
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So I belong to a cake decorating group on facebook. One lady posted there is a fundraiser for a 9 year old boy with brittle diabetes. Baked goods are needed for a fundraiser. Really cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. I know they sell but couldn't they find something else to sell.
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Kmary
by Bronze Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 6:52 PM
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Oh the irony.  Well, I guess whatever brings in the money!

Jillysmom
by Adele on Jan. 17, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Sorry, hope you are able to make money

elwalters77
by Erica on Jan. 17, 2013 at 7:57 PM

I'm brittle diabetic. We can eat sweets, in moderation, as should anyone else. Its a misconception that diabetics cannot have sugar. Hell, when my blood sugar is low I NEED sugar. It's about carbohydrates overall, not just sugar.

I hope he gets the help he needs. I wonder why they need a fund raiser. Does he not have insurance? Did the parents have to take time off/quit work?

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by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 1:12 PM

 be different: make peanut allergy free cookies, gluten free brownies, celiac safe baked goods.

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by Snow Bunny on Jan. 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

I agree. 

lady-J-Rock
by Niki on Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:45 AM
I asked about it, They're trying to raise funds to get the boy a service dog. I donated fruit and muffins.


Quoting elwalters77:

I'm brittle diabetic. We can eat sweets, in moderation, as should anyone else. Its a misconception that diabetics cannot have sugar. Hell, when my blood sugar is low I NEED sugar. It's about carbohydrates overall, not just sugar.

I hope he gets the help he needs. I wonder why they need a fund raiser. Does he not have insurance? Did the parents have to take time off/quit work?


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elwalters77
by Erica on Jan. 20, 2013 at 11:11 AM
Those digs are awesome! They can sense a low blood sugar!

Quoting lady-J-Rock:

I asked about it, They're trying to raise funds to get the boy a service dog. I donated fruit and muffins.




Quoting elwalters77:

I'm brittle diabetic. We can eat sweets, in moderation, as should anyone else. Its a misconception that diabetics cannot have sugar. Hell, when my blood sugar is low I NEED sugar. It's about carbohydrates overall, not just sugar.

I hope he gets the help he needs. I wonder why they need a fund raiser. Does he not have insurance? Did the parents have to take time off/quit work?


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Mom2BandCJ
by Member on Jan. 23, 2013 at 9:57 AM

I can see both sides of this... It's an easy to organize fundraiser and the profits are often huge, but as a reactive hypoglycemic, I think Really?  I know whenever I'm asked to purchase at one of these I make a donation, but don't want the baked goods - maybe that's the goal.

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