Auburn's Favorite Ice Cream Man

Alfa Suleiman, better known as The Ice Cream Man is loved by so many children and parents here in Auburn.  He spreads joy everywhere he goes in that old grey van that plays "Do Your Ears Hang Low"  He's always got a smile and I believe he gives away a lot more ice cream than he sells.  This is our chance to show him how much we all care about him.

Alfa was working as a gas station clerk this week and was robbed at gun point and shot in the back 5 times.   Alfa almost died and was life flighted to the hospital in Columbus.  Thankfully he was shot in his shoulders and not in any vital organs but he will not be able to use his arms fullly for a while.

Alfa has lived in Auburn ever since he came here from Nigeria in the 80's to go to college.  His wife worked for Auburn City Schools for many years.  Alfa has loved Auburn and contributed to the common good in this town for so many years.    I hope that anyone who has ever bought (or been given) an ice cream from Alfa will contribute to this campaign.  He has a heart as of gold and a smile that lights up the neighborhood.
  • Jill Hedges  
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Anne Leader 
    • $25 
    • 48 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $115 
    • 48 mos
  • Julie Melton 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
  • Tracy Young 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Elizabeth Cawthorne Garrett 
Auburn, AL
Suleiman Alfa 
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