2016 News Coverage

MSN & WCCO – Forest Lake Family’s ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ Honors Daughter.  This morning we are giving you permission to eat ice cream for breakfast. It’s part of a social media campaign started by a Forest Lake family who lost their daughter to cancer… and wants other families facing childhood cancer to know they’re not alone. (3:31) WCCO This Morning – Feb. 18, 2016

WKRN – PLEASANT VIEW, Tenn. (WKRN) — Pleasant View’s newest ice cream and coffee shop, Golly G’s, celebrated National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on Thursday. The store offered scoops for 50 percent off and held a social for children stricken by cancer.

Middays with Michelle – “International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day” to show support for kids with cancer.

WJON – SAUK RAPIDS — They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and today (Thursday) at Sauk Rapids-Rice high school it was served in a different way.  Several students and the Tanner’s Team Foundation teamed up to serve over 900 students Ice Cream in honor of International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day.

Sixdegrees, Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore & many more Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast!!

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Forest Lake Times: Family promotes eating ice cream for breakfast in honor of young daughter

Forest Lake Times Story -  2.16.15

Forest Lake Times Story – 2.16.15

What began as one Forest Lake family’s effort to honor the daughter they lost to cancer at age 9 has turned into a worldwide phenomenon dedicated to all children with cancer. Feb. 18 has been deemed “Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day” in honor of the spunky spirit of Scandia Elementary student Malia Peterson, who died in 2010 after a 14-month battle with kidney cancer. The event was first celebrated in 2013.

“We wanted to honor our daughter on her birthday, but we weren’t emotionally ready for an actual party,” Annette Peterson, Malia’s mother, said. “We came up with the idea of an online party where we would ask close friends and family to photograph themselves eating ice cream for breakfast and upload it to our Facebook event page for Malia.  (read more)

Love the Love!

Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day - Childhood Cancer AwarenessI was doing a search today about Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day and found this gem from 2014 – we LOVE it when you share about this day!  We invite you to spread the word as well!

Just heard about the Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day today.   It is in honor of a little girl who died of cancer and is celebrating her 13th birthday today in heaven.  The day helps to remember the kids fighting cancer or those who lost the fight and are in heaven.    

Here is an article and link to Facebook site:  Malia Grace is a little girl who will be celebrating her 13th birthday in Heaven tomorrow, February 18th. Malia battled pediatric cancer and passed away  a few years ago. One thing she LOVED was having ice cream for breakfast and her family remembered her each year on her birthday by doing just that. Now YOU and your family are invited to do the same thing! Just eat ice cream for breakfast in memory of Malia Grace and all those children who are battling cancer, surviving cancer or resting in Heaven with their Savior. Be sure to like Malia Grace’s Facebook page, invite your friends to do the same and post a pic on Malia’s page.

So, eat ice cream for breakfast today…….and give your kids an extra hug and love!

Learn how to spread the word about this day.

Article on KTIS.com

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Malia Grace is a little girl who will be celebrating her 13th birthday in Heaven tomorrow, February 18th. Malia battled pediatric cancer and passed away  a few years ago. One thing she LOVED was having ice cream for breakfast and her family remembered her each year on her birthday by doing just that. Now YOU and your family are invited to do the same thing! Just eat ice cream for breakfast in memory of Malia Grace and all those children who are battling cancer, surviving cancer or resting in Heaven with their Savior.   (read more)

KTIS Radio Interview with Malia’s Mom

KTIS 98.5 did a story on our girl to let the Twin Cities Area know about Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day.  They interviewed Malia’s Mom, Annette.  Malia loved KTIS and would regularly belt out all the songs she knew by heart driving to and from chemo, radiation and countless doctors appointments during her cancer treatment.  Annette was so pleased to have the chance to say thank you to KTIS for the opportunity to say thank you for the joy they helped bring into Malia and the whole family’s life during that time and since.

View interview/video on Facebook

Remembering Malia Grace Peterson — Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

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Remembering Malia Grace Peterson — Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

Minnesota Connected, February 20, 2014 by Deb Olson

You have eggs and bacon for breakfast when there’s time. There are frozen pancakes, sans syrup, for the kids to eat in the car on the way to school. Greek yogurt and granola, when you’re dieting. Or, simply, Cheerios. Regardless, it’s the most important meal of the day. It boosts your metabolism and provides energy. So, ice cream?!  (read more)