Richie & Carina have teamed up with their local Parks & Rec department, because they believe it’s our responsibility, as a community, to help give those kids without opportunities, the opportunity to participate in sports and activity- based programs. The money raised by Kona Ice of Raleigh helps pay for scholarships for those kids. You’ll see the Kona truck on any given weekend at the ball fields and parks helping to raise money for
the kids in the Raleigh community.
The Greenville Zoo is a small community zoo in the heart of Greenville, SC. It’s become an important educational spot in this area – a place where families can come and learn about animals from all over the globe. And as such, Kona Ice knew they wanted to be involved. Scott has been able to give back thousands and thousands of dollars to the Greenville Zoo to help take care of the animals that everyone knows and loves.
Anthony was a funny little first grader with energy to burn. That all changed in just a few day’s time. He started feeling sick, so his mom took him to the ER. What they thought was just an illness, turned out to be an enlarged heart. Anthony needed a heart transplant. His teacher and the PTO caught wind and decided they wanted to throw a fundraiser for Anthony and his family. What happened next may surprise you.
Meet the Vivian Family from Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. They have 4 beautiful children, two of which were diagnosed with a rare and fatal genetic disorder called Metachromatic Leukodystrophy or as it’s more commonly known, MLD. MLD is a genetic disorder that affects nerves, muscles, other organs, and behavior. It slowly gets worse over time. Eli and Ella are in a fight for their life. Learn how Kona Ice was able to help
them seek treatment in Milan, Italy.
Kenneth Shearer is a beloved middle school principal in the Pelahatchie, Mississippi community. So when they discovered that he had a softball-size brain tumor, it only made sense that the community rallied behind the Shearers to help raise money and support. Among others in the community was Kona Ice of the Bayou. The money they raised for this wonderful family went to help purchase a wheelchair he desperately needed and also a lift gate for their van.
Kona Ice of Annapolis has teamed up with the Wellness House in hopes to add to their mission to provide support, education and services to help individuals and families who have been touched by cancer. Knowing that sometimes the best thing you can give someone is an escape and a smile, even if momentary, Chris O’Kieffe makes it his mission to visit the
Wellness House as often as he can.