Graeter’s Ice Cream’s Again Partners with "The Cure Starts Now" Charity
Graeter’s Ice Cream, a 150-year-old, family owned craft ice cream company, has partnered once again with The Cure Starts Now in support of finding not just a cure for one cancer, but the cure for all cancers. Graeter’s will host its annual Cones For The Cure campaign in efforts to raise money for The Cure Starts Now and pediatric cancer research.Graeter’s Ice Cream will once again offer one of its most iconic seasonal flavors, Elena’s Blueberry Pie – aspecial flavor that was created by a Cincinnati familyin support of The Cure Starts Now – throughout September.
At the center of Graeter’s Cones For The Cure campaign is The Cure Starts Now and its mission to find the Homerun Cure for cancer by focusing on pediatric brain cancer. The campaign ultimately gives consumers a unique way to support this increasingly important cause.
During the Cones for the Cure Campaign, running from September 5ththrough September 15th, guests in the Graeter’s retail scoop shops will have the opportunity to make a donation directly to The Cure Starts Now. Graeter’s will also offer a coupon booklet with up to $25 in savings for every donation of $5 or more while supplies last.
“Every year we ring in the fall with our most anticipated and favorite fundraising initiative with The Cure Starts Now,” said Chip Graeter, 4th generation co-owner of Graeter’s. “We created this special ice cream flavor more than a decade ago and have been committed to the cause ever since. We’re eager to raise even more funds for such an important cause and continue to support The Cure Starts Now.”
“Graeter’s has been such an excellent partner and we feel so blessed that this Cincinnati-based family brand is helping to support a cause that started right here in Cincinnati,” shared Keith Desserich, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board at The Cure Starts Now. “Through Graeter’s efforts, we’ve raised more than $770,000 in new cancer research funding and have been able to fund clinical trials that some of this year’s heroes are taking part in. We are so thrilled to continue this partnership, and raise even more!”
Graeter’s Ice Cream produces craft ice cream using a French Pots®, a small batch, artisanal method of production dating back over a century. Graeter’s has won the hearts of ice cream enthusiasts across the country as well as the respect of the nation’s most influential foodies. Tasted among 13 national brands, Graeter’s was voted the #1 Vanilla Ice Cream by MyRecipes.com in 2019.Graeter’s was also chosen as “Best Ice Cream” by The Columbus Dispatch in their 2018 CBus Top Picks.Famous for their signature chocolate chips, the Cincinnati-based company remains family owned and operated and continues to handcraft ice cream 2½ gallons at a time. Today, Graeter’s currently has 55 retail stores and ship over 300,000 pints annually for online mail order sales. Graeter’s can also be found in more than 4,000 grocery stores in 46 states. Visit www.graeters.com for more information.