Two Rhode Island traditions merged to make one big difference on May 23rd, Iced Coffee day! Dunkin Donuts and Good Night Lights are making a powerful impact in our local community. During this particular day, $1 of every iced coffee purchased at Dunkin Donuts throughout RI and locations in Massachusetts went directly to the Hasbro Children’s Hospital. In the days leading up to the event, participating Dunkin Donuts passed out a mini flashlight to be used at the “block party” celebration. The lively evening featured refreshing iced coffee, food, games, munchkins, and more, all at India Point Park! At 8:30 pm, participants showed their love light by taking part in the nightly tradition of Good Night Lights!
About Good Night Lights:
Good Night Lights is a daily tradition in which residents, businesses and law enforcement officials let the kids at Hasbro Children’s Hospital know we’re thinking of them. Every night, at precisely 8:30 p.m., Good Night Lights participants shine flashlights (and police cars, firetrucks, and ambulances turn on their lights) toward the hospital from various locations in downtown Providence. In return, patients in the hospital flicker their room lights on and off and shine their flashlights from their windows.
About Iced Coffee Day:
Iced Coffee Day is all about helping the brave kids and their families at Hasbro, and so is Good Night Lights.
All day long on Iced Coffee Day there were mini events at various store locations. If you missed Iced Coffee Day this year, be sure to attend next year! Have a look at the wonderful people who made appearances to support the cause:
Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien
Rhode Show with The Voice’s Emily Luther
New England Patriots Safety Devin McCourty
Providence Bruins Player and Mascot
Pawtucket Red Sox Player and Mascot
Providence College Mascots
Violet Graney’s Birthday Party
URI Head Coach David Cox
Mayor James Diossa
And the Block Party!
Iced Coffee Day not only fueled our need for caffeine…it also fueled the community with love and support for the brave kids and staff at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Be sure to mark your calendars each and every year for this Rhode Island tradition that makes a difference!