Collettey's Cookies

$17,665 of $125k goal

Raised by 259 people in 1 month
Rosemary Alfredo  BOSTON, MA


Since 2011, Collette, a young woman with Down Syndrome, has been creating her own recipe for cookies and was determined to own her own business, despite any disability, which she refuses to recognize. After months and months of trial recipes on her family, she created a cookie that everyone finds irresistible. Collette shared her new recipe with many willing "samplees" to be told over and over again how amazing the cookie was and that she should sell it. That became the birth of "The Amazing" cookie.

Collette's latest goal is to land an account in a large market and hire other people with a disability, understanding that 76% are unemployed and so want desperately to have a job, earn money, and be a worthy part of a team. Collette's long term dream is to supply her cookie to a store chain, open a baking location in every state, and hire thousands of people with a disability across the country.

With your donation we can raise enough money to own a production and distribution facility,  while creating more and more jobs for adults with disabilities.
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Update 2
Posted by Rosemary Alfredo
2 days ago
Making headline news and getting one step closer with a lot of hard work and support from amazing people in the world, towards my dream of creating jobs across the US for people with disabilities. Thank you for the love.
made CNN headline news
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Update 1
Posted by Rosemary Alfredo
1 month ago
Hello my awesome supporters from around the world! WOW. I have moved into a shared space and are perfecting my cookie with new ovens. Thank you for all your orders and support. Everyday I am closer to my own space and creating jobs for people with disabilities! Your friend,
Collette
In a shared kitchen, next step: my own!
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Cindy Ann
1 month ago
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4

I saw this girl on the news and I think its TOTALLY wonderful!! you GO girl..show them what you can do! Id donate but as you can see I got my own gofundme age....but I wish you ALL the best of luck :) GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!

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Jessica Landry
1 month ago
3
3

They received an influx of orders... don't worry your cookies are on their way... I ordered mine right after Thanksgiving and got them on Monday... They are worth the wait!!!

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Dawnlyn Todd
7 days ago
1
1

From what I've read these cookies are most definitely worth the wait! Be patient, as word spreads she will keep getting busier!!! Way to go girl!!!

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Wendy Thompson
1 month ago

I ordered and paid for cookies on 12/6/16 and have yet to receive them!!!! Was charged an additional $10 for shipping.

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Mary Spowart
1 day ago

Your cookies look fabulous. Unfortunately I live a little too far away to use your service - Scotland! My daughter lives in Michigan and the postage to Scotland would cost way more than the cookies. I do, however, wish you all the luck in the world with your business

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Lesley DiBello
2 days ago

I donated when I saw Collette on TV several weeks ago. Is there any way to order her cookies through the mail? They look absolutely delicious, and I would LOVE to buy some!!!

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Caterina Pierre
10 days ago

I just got my order and the cookies really live up to their name. They are Amazing! I can only eat one a day but I'm sitting here with the bag next to my nose...they are soft and really delicious. They are in all seriousness the best mail-order cookies I have ever had, possibly the best cookie I ever had. Colette has a beautiful story, but she also has an incredibly good product. Someday when she has a multi-million dollar company, we'll all say we heard it on Facebook first!

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Sushmita Rao
18 days ago

I tried to donate but the website says there's an issue with your account. P.S. I'm inspired by your work.

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Kimberly Amaral Newton
18 days ago

Just tried to donate, but there is a problem with the site. Please let me know when it's fixed!

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$17,665 of $125k goal

Raised by 259 people in 1 month
Created December 3, 2016
Rosemary Alfredo  
$25
Howard Hammermann
1 hour ago

My 51 year old sister Kim has Down Syndrome, so let's help out! Love & Hugs from The Left Coast in Sunny California!

NR
$50
Natalie Raitano
7 hours ago
SM
$100
Sylvia Merrell
11 hours ago
BG
$20
Britt Gunsser
12 hours ago
$100
Tina Mashiko
14 hours ago
$100
Walker Hines
16 hours ago
TF
$70
Tom Fry
16 hours ago
MC
$10
Maria Colon
16 hours ago

Blessings

$25
Nicole Peltier
17 hours ago
$200
Anonymous
19 hours ago
Cindy Ann
1 month ago
4
4

I saw this girl on the news and I think its TOTALLY wonderful!! you GO girl..show them what you can do! Id donate but as you can see I got my own gofundme age....but I wish you ALL the best of luck :) GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!

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Jessica Landry
1 month ago
3
3

They received an influx of orders... don't worry your cookies are on their way... I ordered mine right after Thanksgiving and got them on Monday... They are worth the wait!!!

+ Read More
Dawnlyn Todd
7 days ago
1
1

From what I've read these cookies are most definitely worth the wait! Be patient, as word spreads she will keep getting busier!!! Way to go girl!!!

+ Read More
Wendy Thompson
1 month ago

I ordered and paid for cookies on 12/6/16 and have yet to receive them!!!! Was charged an additional $10 for shipping.

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Mary Spowart
1 day ago

Your cookies look fabulous. Unfortunately I live a little too far away to use your service - Scotland! My daughter lives in Michigan and the postage to Scotland would cost way more than the cookies. I do, however, wish you all the luck in the world with your business

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Lesley DiBello
2 days ago

I donated when I saw Collette on TV several weeks ago. Is there any way to order her cookies through the mail? They look absolutely delicious, and I would LOVE to buy some!!!

+ Read More
Caterina Pierre
10 days ago

I just got my order and the cookies really live up to their name. They are Amazing! I can only eat one a day but I'm sitting here with the bag next to my nose...they are soft and really delicious. They are in all seriousness the best mail-order cookies I have ever had, possibly the best cookie I ever had. Colette has a beautiful story, but she also has an incredibly good product. Someday when she has a multi-million dollar company, we'll all say we heard it on Facebook first!

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Sushmita Rao
18 days ago

I tried to donate but the website says there's an issue with your account. P.S. I'm inspired by your work.

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Kimberly Amaral Newton
18 days ago

Just tried to donate, but there is a problem with the site. Please let me know when it's fixed!

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