This week, many New York and New Jersey purveyors of fine, delicious for your tummy cupcakes are working with CancerCare, a cancer support non-profit, to make this week Cupcakes For A Cause week! Go to a bakery, asked for Cupcakes for a Cause, and get a specially decorate cupcake. Part of the proceeds will go to CancerCare for Kids. Some of the bakeries participating: Magnolia, Sugar Sweet Sunshine, Two Little Hens, Amy's Bread, Cupcake Cafe, and Billy's. Here's the full list. Why not have a cupcake today?

Gothamist on NY's love of cupcakes, cupcake roots and sending cupcakes from NYC to LA.