QSR Magazine

Kona Ice featured by QSR Magazine

Kona Ice was featured by QSR Magazine for giving back to aid childhood literacy as part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day: For quick-serve brands, giving back to the community can extend beyond donating food and fighting hunger. Two brands have found that supporting childhood literacy is not only a worthy investment…

Celebrate Life Giveback

#CelebrateLife Giveback

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to celebrate life with our second Instagram winner, Camryn. Camryn had a procedure done at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and received extraordinary care, so she wanted to give her grand prize winnings back to the hospital to help others receive the same great care that she did. Read more about Camryn’s story from…

Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Kona Ice Joins With Make-A-Wish

Laura Santimore of Kona Ice Aloha had the opportunity to partner with Make-A-Wish Foundation in Hawaii to fulfill the wish of 5-year-old Daidap who dreams of being a police officer someday. At the end of his wish day, after spending time with some of Hawaii’s finest and being sworn in and given an official police badge…

Franchise Direct

Giving back is at the core of Kona Ice

Check out this article on Franchise Direct about our 2014 success and giveback across the country: When the annual expansion of a franchise business beats all previous years of growth, it’s exciting news—especially when the business is on the young side (running for under ten years ) and involved in major donations to worthy causes…

military appreciation day

Military Appreciation Day

On Wednesday May 21st, Chick-fil-A decided to have a Military Appreciation Day at various restaurants all across the United States. Some of our franchisees in Texas decided to jump in on the action. They partnered with their local Chick-fil-A and parked the Kona truck in their parking lots to hand out free Kona Ice to…

Evan's Blood Drive

Evan’s Blood Drive Recap

Sometimes, saving a life can be easier than you think.  This past Saturday we partnered with Delete Blood Cancer and Hoxworth Blood Center to do just that… save lives. Throughout the young history of Kona, we’ve had a recurring relationship with a boy named Evan.  Evan was diagnosed with a rare blood disease known as…

Evan's Blood Drive

Evan’s Blood Drive | A Personal Story

At Kona Ice, we love giving back to our communities.  This desire has inspired us to launch a campaign promoting community giveback across our entire business.  This Saturday, Kona Ice of Boone County and our Korporate HQ will be hosting our first official FLAVOR our WORLD event: a blood drive and bone marrow swab to…

Giveback Spotlight: Kona Ice of Searcy & Cabot, AR

November 21, 2013 Kona Ice of Searcy & Cabot, Arkansas is featured in The Daily Citizen for giving back a significant amount of money to a local high school! Phil Weaver, owner of this Kona Ice franchise, was able to put his giveback efforts towards the Cabot High School band. Weaver had his truck open…