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12 Days of Kindness: We cooked up a sweet surprise for this darling cookie baker

Margaret Donaldson was 'flabbergasted' when we showed up at her home with an act of kindness

Welcome back to the second day of's 12 Days of Kindness! 

Every Christmas, Margaret Donaldson spends weeks baking Scottish shortbread cookies to raise money for an orphanage for children with special needs in Mexico.

Over the past five years, the 86-year-old has raised $3,800 for the orphanage through the sale of her shortbread.

Watch as we surprise sweet Margaret with our own batch of goodies.

Make sure to check out Sudbury Theatre Centre's holiday production of A Christmas Story which runs Dec. 7-23. For tickets information visit

Join us at every weekday morning as the 12 Days of Kindness continues.

*Editor's note: Many readers are inquiring about how to purchase some of Margaret's shortbread cookies. Cookie orders are all filled up for 2017 but if you'd like to place an order for 2018, you can do so by phoning 705-585-1089.