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Grandma's Cheesecake Sandwiches Nut Free Retail Bake Shop In Whitestone, Queens

Grandma's Cheesecake Sandwiches Nut Free Retail Bake Shop in Whitestone, Queens is about to approach the six month mark in the very community that Raphaella Cotoggio, my grandmother called home. I don't think I could have chosen another location for my first store given the amount of time I spent in the area throughout my earlier years. And, even though I grew up nearby in College Point, my grandmother's house was always the place I ran to for comfort, and of course for her delicious cheesecake. I am sure she is looking down on me now in awe with all the flavors, and happy customers that continue to come back in week after week to indulge in this unique, little...

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Merry Christmas, and a Very Special Thank You

Merry Christmas, and a very special thank you to all of our customers who donated to our First Annual Warming the Hands of Homeless Drive to make it a success. We collected loads of gloves and went out this morning to distribute to the less fortunate. Our journey started in East Elmhurst where we met a few people on the street, then continued on down Queens Boulevard and into Manhattan's Bowery District, where several needy people took kindly to receiving a pair of gloves on this unusually warm Christmas Day. From there we set out back up town landing at Penn Station, where dozens of men and women thanked us for our donations to keep them warm through the winter...

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FIRST ANNUAL WARMING THE HANDS OF HOMELESS DRIVE

We're hosting our FIRST ANNUAL WARMING THE HANDS OF HOMELESS DRIVE. We will be collecting new and gently worn gloves and mittens during the month of December to be distributed Christmas morning to the less fortunate. Donated items can be dropped off at Grandma’s Cheesecake Sandwiches Bake Shop located at 12-40 Clintonville Street, Whitestone, Queens during regular business hours ~ Monday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A free plain cheesecake sandwich will be given to each individual making a donation. *Limit one per person for the duration of the drive. We ask everyone to come out and support.        

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Feeding the Less Fortunate with Cake

Today was a day to give thanks for all the things we have, and to remember those of us who are less fortunate by donating over the holidays. We did that on this Thanksgiving Day with cake. A special something extra to make the women living in the new homeless shelter on 20th Avenue and 127th Street in College Point feel more human because that's what they are, and we should understand that there are times when people are down on their luck, and just need a helping hand to get back on their feet. No one grows up thinking...oh, I want to be homeless, it just happens, sometimes due to circumstances beyond our control. So next time you see...

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