Submit your Back to School photo and you may see it on TV! (CLICK HERE)

Using depressed cakes to improve mental health

cupcakeSEATTLE — A phenomenon sweeping across England and major cities worldwide hit Seattle on Saturday.

The shop was a one-day, so-called “pop up” bakery that helped raise awareness about depression.

It sold cakes and cookies with a dismal-looking, gray-colored outside, but when you cut them open, a brightly-colored inside symbolizes hope.

“Cakes are used for celebrations. They’re usually pink. They’re usually rainbow colors. And turning it on its head, to make them gray, representing the feelings that people feel when they have depression,” said event organizer Melissa Riddington.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Seattle chapter of the National alliance on Mental Health.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s