In a special Valentine’s Day treat for our neighbors in the Guardian Building (500 Griswold) and the Buhl Building (535 Griswold), we scooped FREE Detroit Water Ice in thanks for all the neighborhood love and support we receive in Campus Martius.
If you missed your free scoop, try our D-Ice Water Ice, hot Philly Pretzels, one-of-a-kind Motown Mash, or other sweet treats at our flagship location at 1014 Woodward Avenue.
All proceeds from the Detroit Water Ice Factory benefit S.A.Y Detroit, a 501 (c)(3) charity aimed at improving the lives of our neediest citizens through shelter, food, medical care, volunteer efforts and education.
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Detroit — When the Michigan Masons and Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation became large supporters of Mitch Albom’s S.A.Y. Detroit charities last fall, they stressed that their commitment would be more than financial.
For more than two hours, the volunteer group did a deep-cleaning of the store and its storage facilities, from scrubbing floors and windows to organizing items and products sold at the shop at One Campus Martius.
“This was two hours of good sweat,” said Bob Conley, who drove in for the event from Alma with his wife JoNeil. “We had Masons here from all over — Grand Rapids, Port Huron, St. Clair Shores and the Detroit area. We were really happy to be here and help Mitch. What S.A.Y. Detroit does with the (S.A.Y. Play) Center and with this and all of its outreach, it really is a place of hope. Being here today, I certainly see a rebirth in Detroit.”
Created by Albom, the DWIF opened its flagship location at 1014 Woodward Avenue on Aug. 4, 2015. The store follows the “Newman’s Own’’ model of philanthropy, offering a delicious frozen ice dessert – and other products — with the sole goal of raising funds to help others. All profits from the store benefits Detroit’s neediest citizens under Albom’s S.A.Y. Detroit umbrella of charities.
Detroit Water Ice Factory, the hottest destination for iconic dessert treats, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Thursday, August 4th. Free water ice will be given out between the hours of 11 AM and 2 PM (and scooped by Mitch Albom), to celebrate this milestone occasion, at the store’s flagship location, 1014 Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit. (more…)
$3.13 from each sale of Ally Caring Coconut will be donated to S.A.Y. Detroit
Ally Financial and The Detroit Water Ice Factory announced a new water ice flavor called Ally Caring Coconut, with proceeds going to benefit the local Detroit community. As part of its 313 Pledge, Ally will donate $3.13 to local nonprofit S.A.Y. Detroit for every purchase of Ally Caring Coconut. S.A.Y Detroit provides help, shelter, food, medical care and education to those in need. (more…)
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