Giveback Trip, Day 5: Raleigh > Greenville

  “On the road again. Just can’t wait to get back on that road again…” Okay, if I’m being totally honest, I could wait. We’ve driven so much in the last 5 days! But what’s been waiting at the end of every drive has been totally worth it. Great franchisees. Phenomenal giveback stories. Plus, adventure…

Giveback Trip – Day 4: Raleigh, NC

Coffee. With cream. Of course, we’ve had plenty of that on the trip so far. But never in the form of a Kona. But today, that all changed. Richie and Carina Veverka shared with us one of their favorite flavors and it was quite possibly the best Kona I’ve ever had. Seriously, if they have…

Giveback Trip, Day 3: Annapolis > Raleigh

Well, we’ve just completed Day 3 here on this Giveback Journey and I have to say, it’s felt like at least a week. We have crammed so much Kona and giveback goodness in to the past 3 days, that it just feels so much longer. Which is awesome, because we still have so much more…

Giveback Trip – Day 2: PA > Annapolis

“In West Philadelphia born and raised – on a playground is where I spent most of my days…” I would be lying if I told you Justin and I didn’t try and remember all the lyrics to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song whilst driving through Philadelphia. So I won’t lie to you. We…

Giveback Trip – Day 1: Cincinnati > PA

$13 Million Dollars. That’s how much Kona Ice has given back to communities and organizations all across the country. We fundraise on a local level – urging each of our franchisees to give back to their communities. And that they do. We started realizing that there were many, many stories associated with each of these…

Kona Ice of Macomb County, MI Gives Back!

July 7, 2013 Kona Ice of Macomb County, Michigan is featured in their local news for partnering up with Clinton-Macomb Public Library. Owners, Jon & Janessa Price, are going have a trucks parked in the lots of the library & will give 40 percent of proceeds back to the two public library locations! “We have…

Shaved Ice Business Donates to Schools, Charities

April 17, 2013 Richie and Carina Veverka never expected that their search for a business to call their own would end with them driving the streets of Wake County in a truck with calypso music lilting out the windows and residents lining up to greet them. But the owners of Kona Ice of Raleigh couldn’t…

Kona Ice Provides Some Kool Kash!

September 18,2012 Thank you so much Kona Ice for the fantastic donation to HFC United and helping to make HFC the best club in the county! Kona Ice presented HFC United with a check for $515 in fundraising dollars for their partnership with our club in our DC United Camp and the Scrimmage Fest.

Kona Ice Sales to Help Raise Funds for Pilgrim Football

September 13, 2012 Is that an ice cream truck from Hawaii? Well, not quite. It’s Bob and Joyce Bouchard, Smithfield residents who sell Kona Ice, which is flavored shaved ice, from a colorful truck that plays songs fit for a hula dancer. “When you see the truck pull up, the kids are dancing and smiling,”…

Couple Dishes Shaved Ice, Gives Back to the Community

May 9, 2012 Dean and Denise Dozier are giving people. Whether it’s giving back to communities wrought by disaster or putting a smile on a young child’s face with one of their flavored shaved ice treats, the couple – who have worked in disaster and emergency management for 25 years – are dedicated to making a…