NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY – June 17th 2016


Third Friday in June

 

National Flip Flop Day Third Friday in June

NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY

Each year on the third Friday in June, it is National Flip Flop Day!  Find your flip flops and wear them!

HOW TO OBSERVE

Wear your flip flops and use #NationalFlipFlopDay to share on social media.

HISTORY

In 2007, Tropical Smoothie Cafe created National Flip Flop Day to celebrate its 10th anniversary.  Every year on this date, customers who come into participating Cafes across the nation wearing flip-flops receive a free Jetty Punch Smoothie.  Tropical Smoothie then gives proceeds of a $1 paper flip flop from customers to send ill children and their families to Camp Sunshine.

Camp Sunshine is based in Casco, Maine, and their mission is focused solely on addressing the effects of a life-threatening illness on every member of the immediate family — the child, the parents and the siblings.  This year-round program is free of charge to families.

In 2015, $1 million was raised by Tropical Smoothie Cafe for Camp Sunshine.  The total amount raised since the beginning in 2007 is over $3.7 million making National Flip Flop Day a successful fundraiser for Camp Sunshine.

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