We Just Found a Really Good Reason to Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast

Take a break from your morning routine and eat ice cream for breakfast. You’ll be satiating your sweet tooth — and raising awareness for childhood cancer.


The Peterson family lost their daughter, Malia, to kidney cancer four years ago. The family has started a super sweet campaign to raise awareness about pediatric cancer and make sure other families don’t feel alone when facing their diagnoses.

“We had gone to Disney World on a Make-A-Wish trip three weeks before Malia passed away and we had ice cream for breakfast at a resort there,” Annette Peterson, Malia’s mom, told CBS. “It was such an awesome, fun experience for us. And Malia especially was like, ‘Why don’t we always do this? This is awesome.’”

To participate, eat ice cream for breakfast and post a photo to your social media channels with the hashtag #KidsGetCancerToo or #IceCreamforBreakfast. And if you need any more convincing, Kevin Bacon has already jumped on board.



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