It’s Valentine’s Day, and you forgot your chocolates.
You have 2 choices:
- Kiss your relationship goodbye.
- Head to Le Rouge by Aarti — and help not only yourself, but a good cause.
Since 2016 Aarti Khosla — the handmade chocolatier at 190 Main Street — has run a “Give a Little Love” campaign. She donates 10% of the proceeds from any heart-shaped creation to charity.
This year’s recipient is “She’s the First.” The organization — dear to Aarti’s, um, heart — empowers and helps educate young women who are the first in their family to go to college.
But Aarti is not stopping there. She just introduced a second campaign: “Give a Little Woof.”
Aarti designed a mini-heart box, with 3 hand-painted dark chocolate “bones.” A full 50% of sales goes to the Weston Dog Park. The initiative honors Brian Gordon, the town’s beloved 2nd selectman and 1987 Staples High School graduate, who died in November.
So what are you waiting for?
Well, actually, you’ve still got a couple of hours. Le Rouge opens at 11 a.m.