Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Indie's Sweet Gesture to Help School

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Indie's Sweet Gesture to Help School

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Byline: Aisling Brennan aisling.brennan@tweeddailynews.com.au

A SEVEN-year-old's cupcake dream has raised more than $850 for Crabbes Creek Public School, which was severely damaged by the recent floods.

Seeing the devastation the March floods caused to the region, Pottsville Beach Public School Year 1 student Indie Rose Best asked her mother, Amelia, to bake 100 cupcakes one afternoon in early April.

"She told me she really wanted to raise money for the people who lost everything in the flood," MsBest said.

"She's a very deep thinker and it really affected her to see all of the flood (damage) on the news."

Getting straight to work, Ms Best baked 120 chocolate cupcakes for Indie to sell after school.

"On the Thursday I baked all the cupcakes and I put a little post on Facebook about it," Ms Best said.

"She set up a little stall in the driveway and everyone came."

Ms Best said Indie was overwhelmed by the support of the community, especially when her goal was to raise $100. …

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