Sweet Run 2016: We Need You!

In Portland, a team of volunteers are meeting for a group run. They have committed to raise money and awareness in order to offer tangible resources to people who have been sex trafficked, and those working in the adult industry. All of them have busy schedules and plenty of commitments, and they could have used another couple of hours of sleep, but it’s a small sacrifice of time and effort for something they believe in. They know every dollar they raise is making a difference. In Las Vegas a woman is lacing up her running shoes and stretching. She has a half-marathon coming up in October, and she’s ready to tackle a five mile training run. Running and fundraising are hard for her, but...


The Power of a Network

If you’ve been following the CCG Portland’s activity over the last couple of months you know our team is in the final training stage for our Sweet Run half marathon and 10k that we’ll be running on May 17th. A few weeks ago we hosted our first in-house fundraising event. We gathered to eat pizza and call, Facebook, Tweet and generally connect with all our friends and family to ask for donations. Every year it’s an effective and sometimes inspirational evening as we watch those friends and family members show up to support us by offering funds and/or words of encouragement. This year, the evening started off slowly.  I posted a status or two on Facebook about the fundraiser and at...


Portland Sweet Run 2015

This year we will be building a team of 30 people to raise $50,000 & awareness for The Cupcake Girls. If you choose to run and raise money, you can win some amazing prizes like gift certificates, ipod shuffle, spa treatments, and more! The race is Sunday, May 17th and spots are filling up quickly! Click here to DONATE to The Sweet Run 2015! Are you or your business interested in sponsoring The Cupcake Girls Sweet Run? You're in LUCK! We have business sponsorship levels available for you! Our business sponsorship program provides the opportunity to partner with The Cupcake Girls through The Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon! We are asking local businesses to partner with...