Filed under: Arizona, Business, City of Scottsdale, City of Scottsdale News, East Valley, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Scottsdale Arizona, US - AZ (Scottsdale), Youth | Tags: Awards, Cold Stone Creamery, Contributions, Donations, Make-A-Wish Foundation
COLD STONE CREAMERY RAISES $787K FOR MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION
Cold Stone Creamery executives present a check for the amount of $787,976.71, the largest donation in company history, to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America at the Cold Stone Creamery located at Arcadia Commons on Thurs., Nov. 9, 2006. Donations were collected at stores nationwide throughout the month of September and during the fifth annual World’s Largest Ice Cream Social on Sept. 28, 2006.
About the Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Born in 1980 when a group of caring individuals helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Foundation is now the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 69 chapters in the U.S. and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants more than 12,500 wishes a year and has granted more than 141,000 wishes in the U.S. since inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit www.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.
About Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery delivers The Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® through a community of franchisees who are passionate about ice cream. The secret recipe for smooth and creamy ice cream is handcrafted fresh daily in each store, and then customized by combining a variety of mix-ins on a frozen granite stone. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cold Stone Creamery is an independently owned franchise system with nearly 1,400 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Japan and Korea. For more information about Cold Stone Creamery, visit the company’s Web site at www.coldstonecreamery.com
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