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Maamoul, crumbly fruit-and-nut stuffed cookies that are popular fare during Easter, will come in a socially conscious variety this April.Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to several groups of needy people in the country: refugees living the Bekaa Valley, impoverished Lebanese and Syrians in Beirut and an orphange.A box of 50-55 small maamoul costs LL25,000 .With the buzz around their small-scale fundraiser, the organizers predict to sell out of their 550 boxes pretty fast. Little Helps' effort piqued the interest of fellow do-gooders, who donated the ingredients for the cookies. Souk el Tayeb in collaboration with Little Helps meanwhile plans to hold a family-friendly workshop on making maamoul to complement the group's endeavor, said Pamela Chemali, souk manager.
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