(Photos by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

The Bright Side: A Sweet Heart

Back Photo gallery Aug 20, 2020 By Ashley Hayes-Stone

This story is part of our August 2020 Big Fix issue.

On National Doughnut Day on June 5, the Sacramento doughnut shop Sweet Dozen sold special black-frosted heart-shaped doughnuts for $3. The proceeds went to the Black Youth Leadership Project, a Sacramento-based nonprofit aimed at educating Black students to become civically engaged and future policy leaders. The shop donated more than $1,200 from doughnut sales and additional contributions from customers.

The co-owner of Sacramento doughnut shop Sweet Dozen, Nuny Cabanting, makes batches of black-frosted heart-shaped doughnuts on National Doughnut Day to support the Black Youth Leadership Project.

Jeremy Khamphay, co-owner of Sweet Dozen and Cabanting’s brother, cuts dough into heart-shaped doughnuts.

Lorreen Pryor, left, president of the Black Youth Leadership Project, visits the shop to thank Cabanting and Khamphay.

The Bright Side showcases businesses in the Capital Region that create products or provide services that are positive contributions to the community.​ Email ideas to editorial@comstocksmag.com.

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