For those who don’t already know, last year my family, friends, and I started a charity called the Jennifer A. Cutler Foundation. We would like to do several things with this. Overall, our main goal is to send a family with either the mother or father going through cancer treatments on vacation. This is important because it can help them focus on their family, think more positively, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

But of course money doesn’t just grow on trees, so we have to fundraise to reach this goal.

While thinking about all the different fundraisers we could do, not many seemed to fit. This charity was created because of my mom and we want everything to tie back to her in some way. When my nan called my dad about having a tea party fundraiser out in Centerville (my mom’s home town), it finally felt right. My mom loved having tea and sweets  with friends. Having it out home was another great point because it was the place where she met my dad, and got married, and it meant a lot to her.

So we decided to host an old fashion tea party! Women come wearing their long dresses  and hats. They sat down at a table with their friends and family. The table is covered in all kinds of treats. We had snowballs, tarts, brownies, cupcakes, date squares, pies, cakes, fruit, cheese and crackers, cookies, and more! And the best part? A gentleman comes over and serves you tea, coffee, or hot chocolate.

 The tables are set for 10 people. Some groups like to decorate their own table and put a theme to it, while others just like the bright spring colours and a flower centre piece. Regardless of what they did, all tables looked amazing!

The fundraiser went over so good, that we had one in St. John’s. My dad said the hardest part of this one was writing a new speech. I think the hardest part was deciding what treat to eat first!

 

I’m proud to say that this will be an annual event. If you missed in this year, be on the look out next year! In October we will be having a fake prom and we want everyone to break out their old prom dresses and photos! For more information you can look at our website www.jenniferacutlerfoundation.com

If you missed the tea party and would like to hear my dorky speech here’s the link

Posted by Gary Cutler on Saturday, June 10, 2017

 

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xoxo Miss Teenage Avalon

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6 Responses to Tea Party

  1. Stephen says:

    Good job on your speech. The tea party seemed to be very successful yesterday.

  2. GARY Cutler says:

    I am very proud of the work you are doing. Like your Mom you will be an inspiration to many. Keep up the good work.

  3. Debbie says:

    Wish I could have been to the tea party. Great job dear.

  4. Ashley says:

    A tea party is a great idea for a fundraiser! Very creative and different. You’re speech was awesome as well. I wish all the luck to you for your charity. I hope you are able to reach your goal soon.

  5. clayton cutler says:

    a tea party was a wonderful success we are sure you and your dad will make some people happy you both have a big heart

  6. Germaine Hunt says:

    Wonderful speaks you make us all so proud love you xo

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