A sweet collaboration between Fred Meyer, Franz Bakery and a young cancer survivor kicked off this week.
ALBANY, Oregon — A 9-year-old Albany girl teamed up with Fred Meyer and Franz Bakery to create a sweet way to support Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland.
Through September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, most Fred Meyer stores in Oregon and Southwest Washington will sell “Emma’s Donuts.”
Emma Cranston designed the raspberry lemonade-flavored treat with Franz Bakery. Each box of six donuts will sell for $6.49, with all proceeds — at least $50,000 — going to Doernbecher.
When Emma was 6 months old, doctors at Doernbecher removed a tumor-infected kidney from her body and followed that with a year of chemotherapy.
Today Emma is cancer-free.
“From receiving her diagnosis to becoming a cancer survivor, and now giving back to other children in need, Emma’s journey is an inspiration to us all,” said Dr. Dana A.V. Braner, physician-in-chief at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s …