Thank you from Malia’s Mom

I’m not sure I have words to express what this day has meant to all of us as the kids and families who have had childhood cancer turn our worlds inside out and upside down. Childhood cancer tries to take so much away from us: faith, peace, stability, security, community, joy, and sometimes even ourContinue reading “Thank you from Malia’s Mom”

RIDICULOUSLY Awesome stats coming your way!!!

In the past week (2/11-2/18), here is what’s happened with our little day (that’s not so little any more)!!! I stand AMAZED!!!! The world heard that‪#‎kidsgetcancertoo‬ and Wow – we celebrated, remembered and partied on with a truck load of amazing kids!!! Website: 5,000 separate people came and checked it out! Facebook: on our pageContinue reading “RIDICULOUSLY Awesome stats coming your way!!!”

More News Coverage 2015

International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on a sweet mission:  KXAN.com – AUSTIN (KXAN) — You might not know it, but you’re in for a sweet treat today – for various reasons. It’s International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, all to “support the fighting, remember the resting and party on with the survivors.” It’s meant to spread … Celebrate Eat IceContinue reading “More News Coverage 2015”

KTIS (with AUDIO): Eat ice cream for breakfast day is February 18th

Malia’s mom Annette tells us about Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day (CLICK TO LISTEN) Malia Grace is a little girl who will be celebrating her 14th birthday in Heaven tomorrow, February 18th. Malia battled pediatric cancer and passed away in 2010 at the age of 9. One thing she LOVED was having ice creamContinue reading “KTIS (with AUDIO): Eat ice cream for breakfast day is February 18th”

Fox 9 News: ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ created to support kids fighting cancer

A Minnesota family from Forest Lake is overwhelmed by the worldwide support they’re getting for “Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day” – a day they created to honor their daughter Malia and other kids who have lost their lives to cancer, to support the kids fighting cancer, and to celebrate the survivors. 9-year-old Malia GraceContinue reading “Fox 9 News: ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ created to support kids fighting cancer”

Bring Me the News: Ice cream for breakfast: Children’s cancer campaign started in MN goes global

As long-term diets go, it’s not the healthiest. But as a once-a-year indulgence to honor a Minnesota girl who lost her life to cancer, “International Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day” is a seemingly perfect way to warm hearts across the globe. Annette Peterson, of Forest Lake, started the awareness raising campaign in 2013 inContinue reading “Bring Me the News: Ice cream for breakfast: Children’s cancer campaign started in MN goes global”

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”

So what do we mean by “international”?

So what do we mean by “international”? Overwhelmingly, we mean that we have people from 83 different countries– supporting, remembering & celebrating with us this year! Wow!! 83 unique, beautiful, sometimes disagreeing, separate government, COUNTRIES!! How many countries are there anyway?!! Behold, the power of ice cream and a love of kids to unite us!Continue reading “So what do we mean by “international”?”

Paleo? Vegan? Gluten Free? Lactose free? Sugar Free? No problem!

I scream! You scream! We all scream for… ICE CREAM! Who doesn’t love the stuff? Last year we ate A LOT of ice cream on February 18th, but had a few folks who wanted to participate but couldn’t eat it due to dietary restrictions. This event is really all about supporting some pretty incredible kidsContinue reading “Paleo? Vegan? Gluten Free? Lactose free? Sugar Free? No problem!”

The Other Side of Cancer – A Poem

It’s literally a trip through hell. If you are lucky, your journey will be an uphill ride Through Dante’s Inferno. As you pedal breathlessly toward the top, Stones slam into you from every direction, tearing you to pieces. And deadly fires close in on you, scorching your soul. The dizzying twists and turns make youContinue reading “The Other Side of Cancer – A Poem”