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 toContinue reading “2016 News Coverage”

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

Kids w/ #cancer have drams too, like #EatIceCreamforBreakfast. Have a scoop this morning. http://t.co/tNgcyiFVIl — SixDegrees.org (@SixDegreesofKB) February 18, 2015 Good morning! #icecreamforbreakfast #kidsgetcancertoo #sixdegrees @SixDegreesofKB http://t.co/c6tZ1Gdozb — Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) February 18, 2015 Today I eat ice cream to honor children who have fought or are fighting cancer, because #kidsgetcancertoo @kevinbacon http://t.co/D2I8I2imJG — ShawnContinue reading “Sixdegrees, Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore & many more Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast!!”

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

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, whoContinue reading “Forest Lake Times: Family promotes eating ice cream for breakfast in honor of young daughter”

Love the Love!

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.

Article on KTIS.com

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.

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 cancerContinue reading “KTIS Radio Interview with Malia’s Mom”

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

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?!