Happy October, popcorn fans! The weather is cooling off, and soon the leaves will be changing. It is also breast cancer awareness month. To do our part to help raise awareness, and funds, to help those affected by this horrible disease, EC Pops has partnered with a fantastic local non-profit organization called Blossoms of Hope: The Howard County Tree Project. Throughout the month, we will be featuring a number of pink products. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these products will go directly to Blossoms of Hope to help them with their mission. Come on out and support the cause!
About Blossoms of Hope: The Howard County Tree Project
In 2004, a group of Howard County residents, business owners, and public officials got together and planted some cherry trees in Centennial Park in Ellicott City. This was the start of an initiative called “Blossoms of Hope”. The idea behind it was to use the trees to beautify Howard County and to use funds raised from sponsoring the trees to increase the quality of life for cancer patients.
In 2005, Blossoms of Hope became its own non-profit organization. In 2006, after just two years, 1,000 trees had been planted. Since their beginning, Blossoms of Hope has donated over $275,000 to the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center. Every year they partner with different local businesses to raise money for their cause.
Today, over 200 Blossoms of Hope trees are growing in 18 groves on public land throughout Howard County. 300 more grow along State and county roadways, 300 more were planted by corporate partners on their private land, and more!
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON!
EC Pops is a gourmet popcorn purveyor owned and operated in Ellicott City, Maryland. We are proud to offer the best gourmet popcorn, locally-sourced sweets, delightful sodas, and gifts that the whole family can enjoy. Enjoy our popcorn wherever you are with bagged popcorn delivered straight to your door.
If you’re ready for a taste of Maryland’s favorite popcorn, visit our charming storefront to taste it for yourself. Our store is packed to the brim with your childhood favorites and modern twists on the classics including handcrafted gourmet popcorn, homemade fudge, and fun gifts. EC Pops always has at least 50 flavors in stock ranging from Great Garlic and Parmesan to Sea Salt Caramel — and you’ll get to try every last one! Have any questions? Give us a call at 410-750-POPS (7677) or email [email protected].