Birthday Cakes for Everyone


“I like to see people smile,” says Margarita Espinoza, a volunteer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I started making these tiny cakes for patient’s birthdays. The cakes are a candle with a little light and I think it helps the patients feel good. The first time I made one it took 20 minutes, but now it takes less time. It all depends on how many pieces you put on the top of the cake.

It feels fantastic to know that someone will get these on their birthday. It makes me feel happy to know that I’m helping other people feel happy.”

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