• It takes a village…..

    After last year’s 1st Annual Cupcake Love-in, our team looked back in amazement at all the support we received from our community! This year has been no exception! Once again we have the support from most of last year’s sponsors as well as many new ones!

    We can’t think of a better place to throw a party than the Hotel Valley Ho, so we are thrilled to be returning for our 2nd year!  Jesse Thompson, Jennifer Rueb, Kristin Heggli and the entire staff have been an absolute dream to work with.  We think it’s the coolest place for a Love-in!

    Returning sponsors Hickman’s Family Farms, Shamrock Farms, 3 Monkey’s Printing, Yelp Phoenix, Page.ly, Kerrygold Butter, Locals Only Phoenix, ABC Cake Decorating & Supply and Jared Blake Entertainment have been instrumental in the success of our event and didn’t hesitate to give us a YES to sponsoring our 2nd Annual event. Huge thanks to all of you!

    Brand X T-shirts has gone above and beyond with their support for our event. For every Love-in t-shirt they sell, they give back a portion to CASS. Got to love that! Thank you, Charles and everyone at Brand X!  Check out the Love-in tees here!

    Mike Fazio of Snapbooth Entertainment is providing his state-of-the-art photo booth for all our attendees to take some fun & whacky keepsake photos!  Go by and give Mike some love!

    Our amazing tech sponsors: Heidi Claunch of Blue Sparrow Designs who designed and manages this website.  We appreciate your tireless dedication!  The lovely girls at SeeSaw Designs who created our adorable logo, which will live on as long as our event does. Jordon Roberts of Jordon Roberts Design who has created our “oh, so cool” posters. The stylish Paige Dell’Armi of Knoodle, a social media guru who helps with our FB & Twitter accounts as well as creating our cool FB contests. You’re a rockstar and we love you! Sami Leopoldi of SEO Penguin, one of the nicest people we know and who helps with our SEO, FB, and Twitter.

    The newbies! Thank you SanTan VW, local valley Volkswagon dealership who are big on community and are one of our premier sponsors. Check out their new 2012 VW Beetle at our event. Thank you, AZ Foothills Magazine for coming on as our media partner this year!  Westar Kitchen & Bath are providing their state-of-the-art kitchen display to bring you live baking demos. Whole Foods Market is a sponsor as well as a participant this year. We are so lucky to have them! Christy Alvarado of CA Designs is a local jewelry designer who created an adorable cupcake charm that will be sold on our website as well as the event. A portion of her sales will go back to CASS.  She is also donating charms for our VIP Schwag Bags. Thank you, Christy!  Mom It Forward will be keeping all the kiddos in check at the Kids Decorating Table.  Thank you, Associated Ad & Document Services for taking care of our printing needs! Dine 4 AZ, Halo Piercing & Jewelry, Metromint, Phoenix Dining Cards, Singing Dog Vanilla, Popchips, FIJI Water, Larabar, Dress My Cupcake and Fairytale Brownies are sponsors as well as donors for our gift bags. Thank you all so much!

    A special thank you to Jeff Moriarty and all the gang at Phoenix Innovation Foundation! We really appreciate all your help with our event this year! Another special thank you to Andi Barness, Thomas Smith, Chef Aaron May, Wynter Holden, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Jenn McKinlay, Sharon Cochran of Rock-n-Couture, Julie Zagars, Patti Diamant, Kathy Monkman, Katie Charland, Shauna Jean at Jam, Jayme Berg, Gwen Walters, Sarah Chambers, Mark Hayden, Brian Shaler, all our volunteers and all our awesome donors!

    We couldn’t put this event on without all of you!

    See you all on Sunday, October 30th!

    The Cupcake Love-in Team!

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