Faubourg Bakery raises $20,000 for cancer research

As a girl with a sweet tooth, I am always more than happy to consume my share of macarons. As a girl with a heart, I am definitely happy to celebrate a win for charity through these decadent sweets!

Faubourg Bakery invited us to a celebration at their beautiful Hornby location, one of their three locations in the Lower Mainland. Their unique Parisian experience brings a treasure trove of elegant desserts (including their Parisian macarons), coffees, and teas to downtown Vancouver, Kerrisdale and Park Royal in West Vancouver.

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Earlier in the month, they celebrated Macaron Day on March 20 by offering their signature Parisian-style macarons for half price ($1), with 100% of the proceeds going towards the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Owner of Faubourg Bakery Franck Point welcomed us to his elegant soiree with two glorious macaron towers of every colour imaginable, as well as a quick speech to speak about the event. With a big smile and to a resounding round of applause, he announced Faubourg sold a record-breaking 10,000 maracons on March 20.

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But that’s not all! Faubourg generously matched the amount, bringing the total donation amount to the BC Cancer Foundation to an awe-inspiring $20,000. Franck presented the cheque to Lou del Gobbo, Interim President and CEO of BC Cancer Foundation.

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Well done, Faubourg Bakery! Your sweet, generous support of the community is an inspiration to us all.

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