AVN: Caring for Entertainers at the "Porn Show"

Every January, AVN hosts the largest adult entertainment expo in the world in Las Vegas, NV, attended this year by more than 500 entertainers, 30,000 fans...and 49 staff and volunteers from The Cupcake Girls. While the entertainers are in town to focus on building their business, we’re there for the opportunity to care for them. Now in our fifth year hosting an entertainers-only relaxation suite, we were thrilled this year to offer more than 350 clients compassionate, agenda-less care. Our spa professionals traveled from all over the country to provide hair and makeup services, and this year we added a fresh smoothie bar, provided thousands of snacks and cups of coffee, and hosted a...


Women Supporting Women- Join us at AVN 2016!

One of the things I love most about The Cupcake Girls is a lot of what we do boils down to women supporting women. We do have male volunteers, male and transgender clients, but 95% of both our volunteers and clients are female. We live in a world where we can see women tearing each other down, whether it be for career choices, differing views on parenting, politics, marriage, etc.  Sometimes it feels the world we live in often revolves around judgment, rather than acceptance, support, and/or encouragement of one another.  Our Cupcake Girls team is filled with women working together to utilize our personal strengths to provide support and resources to people working in the adult industry....


AVN 2015 – Sharing Our Hearts

Everything of value that we will know in this life comes from our relationships with those around us. There is nothing material that measures against the intangibles of love and friendship. ― R.A. Salvatore Relationships are the foundation upon which we build our lives. When we volunteer, we often start out with the intention of helping others, but surprisingly, we find our own lives changed in the process.  The 2015 AVN Cupcake Suite was just that kind of opportunity for our volunteer team. We welcomed over 400 entertainers into our suite for relaxation, food, and complimentary spa services. While we were there to offer love and support to them, our own lives were altered in the best...