Hungry to give: Smiths Falls double-lung transplant recipient Bowick-Sandor bakes cookies for a cause

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Double lung transplant, Jacqui Bowick-Sandor (front centre), and her husband Bruce Sandor (centre left), pictured with Mike Paquette (back left) and Patiann Baigent (back centre) and Dan Andress, of Andress' Your Independent Grocer (back right) stand in support of Bowick-Sandor's first fundraiser organized through the Jacqui Bowick Sandor Second Chance at Life Fund – Bruce's Chocolate Chip Cookies. Nearly 300 dozen have already been ordered and will be sold for $10 each in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters. The group baked cookies with donated ingredients in Andress' store's kitchen on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

When you’re hungry to give back, amazing things can happen.

Smiths Falls double lung transplant recipient is baking 300 dozen cookies in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County.

It’s the second time Jacqui Bowick-Sandor has been hungry to give.

Bowick-Sandor and her husband of 28 years, Bruce, baked over 300 dozen cookies out of their own home three years ago in support of Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

But this time it was a little easier thanks to a donation from Dan Andress of Andress’ Independent Grocer in Smiths Falls.

Andress donated his grocery store’s commercial kitchen for the group to bake 300 dozen cookies, led by Bruce on Tuesday, April 4. Continue reading
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