Collettey's Cookies

$21,410 of $125k goal

Raised by 340 people in 3 months
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 months ago
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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
3 months ago
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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
3 months ago
5
5

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
3 months 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
2 months 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
3 months 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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James Finch
1 day ago

Saw her inspiring story on MSNBC's Your Business on Sat. Morning 3/25. Those cookies look amazing & delicious! I wish her happiness and much success!

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Eileen Ruf-Shannon
1 month ago

Received my order of cookies. Delicious! I am ordering some for my daughter. The only thing is I ate almost the whole dozen myself.

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Mary Spowart
2 months 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 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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$21,410 of $125k goal

Raised by 340 people in 3 months
Created December 3, 2016
Rosemary Alfredo  
LG
$10
lise gray
1 day ago

Go Collette! this is so wonderful, your dream coming true!

JH
$5
John Hoelscher
1 day ago
JG
$50
Jessica GO Girl
1 day ago

You ARE an Amazing Woman, we are rooting for YOU

$50
Anonymous
2 days ago
$25
Colette Souder
3 days ago
$10
Anonymous
4 days ago
$22
Anonymous
4 days ago
$10
Anonymous
4 days ago
$18
Anonymous
5 days ago
SN
$250
stephanie noris
5 days ago

You are a true inspiration. I'm so happy you have taken control over your own destiny. It sounds like you'll be helping others in the not so distant future. Best of luck to you.

Cindy Ann
3 months ago
5
5

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!!!!!

+ Read More
Jessica Landry
3 months 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
2 months 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
3 months ago

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

+ Read More
James Finch
1 day ago

Saw her inspiring story on MSNBC's Your Business on Sat. Morning 3/25. Those cookies look amazing & delicious! I wish her happiness and much success!

+ Read More
Eileen Ruf-Shannon
1 month ago

Received my order of cookies. Delicious! I am ordering some for my daughter. The only thing is I ate almost the whole dozen myself.

+ Read More
Mary Spowart
2 months 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

+ Read More
Lesley DiBello
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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