Edge of Sweetness growth and sustainability fund

47891922_1588779989740142_r.jpegEdge of Sweetness is an Edgewater bakery and cafe building community and personal relationships in all we do.  We have been severely impacted by this pandemic as a business and since the sole owner is also a registered nurse she has responded to the call to action, returning to the ICU to help those most at need during this time.  Her unique experience as both a small business owner and a frontline health professional working with severely ill COVID-19 patients has greatly impacted herself, her business and family life while she works tirelessly on both fronts to sustain the business she shares a great passion for as well as support those who are most vulnerable and keeping her family and community safe.  
This page has been started for those would like to support the growth and sustainability of Edge of Sweetness, both while Kate is away at the hospital and upon her return to continue their mission.
Vision: In every interaction with Edge of Sweetness our customers will experience our integrity, our community and the comforts of home.  Every person will feel our personal touch. Edge of Sweetness will be the Beacon of Edgewater and beyond, building community within our space and events we host and sponsor. Our food is second to none, always fresh and exceeds customers expectations.  Our work environment is cheerful, playful and creative with open communication and collaboration between all members. 
All money raised will be used to sustain and further the growth of the business, including employee compensation for Kate's responsibilities, launching new product for retail stores and restaurants as well as expansion of online and corporate packages and partnering with like minded organizations to support humans and community. Thank you for your continued support, we are so appreciative to every person who has been a part of our lives and mission.
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  • Jayme Sibley 
    • $100 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $36 
    • 14 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 14 d


Kate Merrill 
Chicago, IL
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