Four Orlando-area companies selling rainbow foods to benefit Pulse victims and survivors

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IMAGE COURTESY BROOKLYN WATER BAGEL
  • Image courtesy Brooklyn Water Bagel
Today, it's not only individual members of our community taking a step back 365 days to remember our 49 friends who died on June 12, 2016.

Restaurants are taking the opportunity to fundraise for several Pulse-related charities with rainbow-themed foods for a limited time. Get your sugar fix for a good cause today at these four local stores.



1. Brooklyn Water Bagel
The Winter Park and Lake Mary locations have been turning out dozens of rainbow bagels (shown, above right) in remembrance of the victims of June 12. 100 percent of the proceeds of bagel sales will go to the Better Together Fund at Central Florida Foundation.

2. Sugar Rush Marshmallows
IMAGE COURTESY SUGARRUSH MARSHMALLOWS
  • Image courtesy Sugarrush Marshmallows
The sweet shop has created a special Pride-theme marshmallow just to benefit the families of Pulse victims and survivors. You can find that at the Winter Garden Farmers Market, Lake Eola Farmers Market and Audubon Park Farmers Market. One dollar from the sale of the marshmallows — and their accompanying turquoise or red heart-shaped graham crackers — will be donated to local LGBTQ+ youth charities like the Zebra Coalition.



3. Sweet! By Good Golly Miss Holly
IMAGE COURTESY SWEET BY GOOD GOLLY MISS HOLLY
  • Image courtesy Sweet by Good Golly Miss Holly
The Waterford Lakes bakery is turning out these cute cupcakes bearing a Pride heart in rainbow colors for Orlando United Day. These sweets benefit Equality Florida, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to that organization. They're $3 each or $10 for a box of four of the treats.


IMAGE COURTESY OSPREY TAVERN
  • Image courtesy Osprey Tavern
4. Osprey Tavern
Pastry chef Kristy Carlucci has created these rainbow cookies, and some smaller tie-dyed cookies, to benefit the Central Florida Foundation and the Better Together Fund. They're available at the Baldwin Park gastropub, and cost $5 for three of the rainbow cookies, or five of the tie-dyed cookies for $5.



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