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For Immediate Release: 02/20/14

Top Washington D.C. Vegan Bakery Sticky Fingers to Support Born Free USA on World Wildlife Day, March 3

Washington, D.C. -- Sticky Fingers, the premiere vegan bakery in Washington D.C. and two-time “Cupcake Wars” winner, has created two special wildlife cupcake designs – a lion and a monkey – to support Born Free USA, a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, in conjunction with World Wildlife Day on Monday, March 3, 2014.

According to Adam Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA, “I have been a fan and regular customer of Doron Petersan’s bakery Sticky Fingers for years, and am delighted that she has agreed to draw attention to our mission to keep wildlife in the wild. The special wildlife themed cupcakes are beautiful – and tasty – and we are grateful that she is helping to raise money for our work. Doron made my wedding cake 12 years ago, and I’m delighted she’s making wildlife-themed cupcakes for Born Free USA now.”

The World Wildlife Day Born Free USA cupcakes will be sold Friday, February 28 through Monday, March 3 at the Sticky Fingers shop (1370 Park Rd NW, Washington, D.C. 20010). The cupcakes are $4.00 each with $1.00 of each cupcake going to Born Free USA.

Doron Petersan, owner of Sticky Fingers, said, “We are thrilled to be able to call attention to the good and important work of an organization like Born Free USA, and we deeply support their mission to protect wildlife.”

In addition to in-store sales, Sticky Fingers and Born Free USA are encouraging companies and individuals to pre-order large amounts in honor of World Wildlife Day. The bakery will deliver anywhere in the area for a $10.00 delivery charge. For more information and orders, call (202) 299-9700.

Born Free USA is a nationally recognized leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation. Through litigation, legislation, and public education, Born Free USA leads vital campaigns against animals in entertainment, exotic “pets,” trapping and fur, and the destructive international wildlife trade. Born Free USA brings to North America the message of “compassionate conservation” — the vision of the United Kingdom-based Born Free Foundation, established in 1984 by Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna, stars of the iconic film Born Free, along with their son, Will Travers. Born Free USA’s mission is to end suffering of wild animals in captivity, conserve threatened and endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally. More at www.bornfreeusa.org, www.twitter.com/bornfreeusa, and www.facebook.com/bornfreeusa.

About Sticky Fingers: Making vegan sweets and eats which are healthier than the non-vegan counterparts, but just as tasty, is our mission. If we won’t eat it, neither will you. So far, we seem to be getting it right. After 10 years in the making, we are growing strong and setting the bar for all vegan bakeries and cafes. More at http://stickyfingersbakery.com.

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Media contact: Rodi Rosensweig, publicrelations@bornfreeusa.org, (203) 270-8929.

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