A cake sale will be held for the would-be 30th birthday of tragic murdered Nottinghamshire schoolgirl, Rosie May Storrie.
Rosie May Storrie was suffocated with a pillow at a family friend’s Christmas party in 2003 by a 17-year-old Paul Smith.
Smith was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 14 years.
Rosie was ten years old.
To celebrate her would-be birthday, The Rosie May Foundation is inviting people to host tea parties across the country.
On May 11, Nottingham Trent University students will be hosting their own Rosie May tea party selling yummy cakes and sugary treats – and everyone is invited.
Participants can take a selfie with the foundation’s famous Rosie the pink tuk tuk.
To keep her memory alive, The Rosie May Foundation is holding bake sales will be holding a bake sale on May 11 at Nottingham Trent University.
Rosie May’s parents founded the charity after surviving a devastating 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka.
They said: “We knew that Rosie May was watching over us and had kept us safe.”
The charity’s first project was building an orphanage for children who had lost their parents in the tsunami.
Its post-tsunami initiative also taught Sri Lankan girls to surf to overcome their fear of water.
It trained single Sri Lankan mothers to drive of its signature pink tuk tuks. Closer to home, the pink tuk tuks delivered essential to vulnerable people during the pandemic.
The cake sale will be on May 11 from 10:30am-12:30pm in NTU’s Newton building.