Grab your mixing bowl, dust off your chef’s hat and get ready to bake up a storm for the RSPCA because Monday 16 August 2010 is Cupcake Day.\"\"

Last year 350,000 cupcakes were baked around the country and this year the RSPCA is hoping that even more people take part in this yummy fundraiser.

Getting involved in Cupcake Day is deliciously easy. Head to – its’ free to register and there are loads of great recipes, tips and party ideas, or download ‘The Ultimate Cupcake Day Guide’ for the best Cupcake Day ever!

Last year $1.1 million was raised across Australia and this year the RSPCA is hoping to raise $2.5 million but they need your assistance. “Every year the RSPCA cares for over 155,000 animals and as we receive less than 2% of in government funding, we rely on the community to continue,” said RSPCA NSW CEO Steve Coleman.

To help the RSPCA continue their fight against animal cruelty please Choose Wisely and bake cupcakes only using eggs from RSPCA Approved or cage-free farming systems. This way you’re raising much-needed funds for the RSPCA and helping to get hens out of cages too! And the cherry on top is that for every $100 raised online you’ll receive an entry into the draw to win two Kymco Scooters (valued over $7,500).

Help the RSPCA make Monday 16 August 2010 the sweetest day of the year. If you can’t be involved on this date, you can still hold your Cupcake Day Party at any time during the month of August 2010.

Register now at and help the RSPCA continue their fight against animal cruelty.

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