What We Do ... We Bake a Difference!

Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.  We understand that the simple things, like a birthday cake, are luxuries to a family battling illness.  Our goal is to create a custom cake for the ill child, or their sibling, that provides a temporary escape from worry and creates a positive memory during a difficult time. We feel strongly that siblings are the unsung heroes in these families.  They consistently put their own lives on hold and sacrifice the attention of their parents while their families are helping the medical child. 

Memories have magical powers.  Long after the cake is gone, the memories linger.  Memories of the kindness of a stranger, of the art of the design, of the sweet smells of a special treat, of the smiles and laughs, of a normal childhood experience so often stolen from these children.  These memories are why we say, "It is so much more than a cake."

You put the biggest smile on my daughter’s face and it was good to see. She felt very important on her special day because of the cake. This was the best experience ever!
— Michelle, 2016