Big Dipper in Hackensack celebrates National Ice Cream Day

Proceeds go to Faith in Action

Following the National Ice Cream Day Fundraiser for Faith in Action, Faith in Action Director Theresa received an envelope from the staff, pictured from left: Molly McLaughlin, Cora Gross, Reese Mowell, Mallory Kowalke, and Abbi Fritze. Staff not pictured includes: Sydney Hoopman, Valarie Tooker, Brianna Nelson, Abby Schaefer, Kari Brooks, Kendall Nelson, Blake Kowalke, Richelle Kowalke, Emma Gearns and owner Jeannette Dudley.

Visitors to the Big Dipper in Hackensack on July 18 were greeted with “Happy National Ice Cream Day! Would you like to buy an ice cream sandwich?”

Staff at the Big Dipper handmade huge ice cream sandwiches with monster cookies and customer's choice of ice cream and dedicated the proceeds to Faith in Action for Cass County.

“The Big Dipper staff would like to thank everyone for participating in our fundraiser for Faith in Action in Hackensack,” Big Dipper owner Jeannette Dudley said in a news release. “We raised $950 for Faith in Action for Cass County, a great local nonprofit organization. We all appreciate your support.”

Faith in Action for Cass County is a community-based, nonprofit organization providing nonmedical assistance to older adults, veterans, adults with disabilities, and individuals experiencing difficult circumstances, including caregivers in need of support. Volunteers provide transportation, telephone visiting, delivery of groceries, medications and Meals on Wheels. Faith in Action connects folks isolated in their homes with volunteers who enjoy chatting and visiting by email and help them to stay active in their communities.

Call Faith in Action at 218-675-5435 or go to to get connected.

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