Brownie Brittle Company helping kids with cancer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Sheila Mains' warehouse is stacked with boxes, full of Brownie Brittle.

Sheila said, "Brownie Brittle is like the corner pieces of the brownie. That rich, crunchy, chocolate taste that you get when you bite into the edge of the brownie."

It all started when she lost her job in the corporate world and decided to do what she loves best-- bake. And it didn't take long before Brownie Brittle made its way from her shelf to grocery store shelves all over the country.

"We launched Brownie Brittle in April of 2011 and we have seen tremendous growth," said Sheila.
What customers may not know about the brownie queen, is that part of her profits are donated to help kids with cancer. It's in memory of her stepson Scott, who died last year.

"He was 32 years old but he was dying from Ewing Sarcoma, actually a pediatric cancer, and you can imagine the helpless feeling you have when there is nothing you can do."
This year she expects to donate one hundred thousand dollars to help pediatric cancer patients.

"For me it's like all the years of struggling with the business and hearing stories and helping people who needed help and not being able to help. And thinking someday, someday, someday. And I am so grateful that this is some day," said Sheila.

Brownie Brittle donates money to Cookies For Kids' Cancer. The organization raises funds to improve pediatric cancer.

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