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Depressed Cake Shop returns to Seattle!

Sweet sad treats for mental health awareness – save the date for this year’s event on October 13th at Optimism Brewing Company!
Every October, NAMI Seattle holds our popular Depressed Cake Shop: A community event where attendees can purchase treats made by dedicated and talented local bakers. These confections are gray and dull on the outside, but on the inside they are brightly colored – and, of course, all around tasty! 
Why gray? The gray, dark outside of these treats represents depression. On the inside, the rainbow colored or other bright colors symbolize hope. All proceeds from this event support NAMI Seattle’s programs. 

All proceeds benefit NAMI Seattle and help keep NAMI programs free for everyone who needs them.

For other information on how to participate as a bakery, sponsor, or volunteer, please email

We will have limited quantities of vegan and gluten free confections available - get there early!

Cards and cash will be accepted. 

Dogs and kids are welcome! Mental health affects us all.