Dunkin' Donuts Restaurants In The Tri-State Area And The Dunkin' Donuts &
Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Donate Nearly $40,000 To St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital
Dunkin' Donuts sponsors St. Jude Give Thanks Walk™ in Trumbull, Conn. on
Saturday, Nov. 17
TRUMBULL, Conn., Nov. 16, 2012
TRUMBULL, Conn., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Dunkin' Donuts franchisee
organization Cain Management announced today that it raised $35,700 for St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital ^ at its restaurants through a St. Jude
Halloween in store promotion. Throughout the month of October, Dunkin' Donuts
customers contributed to the fight against childhood cancer by making a $1
donation at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants franchised by Cain
Management. Proudly displayed on the walls of its restaurants, numerous
pumpkin paper icons represented the generous donations of Dunkin' Donuts
guests in the tri-state area and their commitment to support the vital efforts
of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In addition, The Dunkin' Donuts &
Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF), whose mission is to serve the
basic needs of our communities through food for the hungry, safety and
children's health, will also make a $4,000 grant to St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital, bringing the total donation to nearly $40,000.
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A check will be presented to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on
Saturday, Nov. 17, at the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.™ in Trumbull, Conn.
Dunkin' Donuts will co-sponsor the event for more than 150 volunteers and
community members. The walk is part of a national event taking place in 90
communities nationwide on the same day to raise money for kids fighting cancer
and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital so no
patient family ever has to pay St. Jude for treatment or care. For more
information please visit: givethankswalk.org.
"We're extremely proud to support the important work of St. Jude," said Jim
Cain of Dunkin' Donuts franchise company Cain Management. "Our hope is that
this contribution will have a significant impact on the families that St. Jude
serves, allowing the hospital to continue its unmatched research efforts and
incomparable patient care in combating childhood cancer."
"We want to thank Dunkin' Donuts and their guests for their continued support
of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or what we often refer to as a
'hospital without walls,'" said Jill Workman of ALSAC/St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital. "Their donations are supporting a place where scientists
and doctors work together to treat patients and then they freely share their
research discoveries with the medical community to help countless children
around the world."
For more information about Dunkin' Donuts, please visit www.DunkinDonuts.com
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(www.twitter.com/DunkinDonuts). To learn more about St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital, visit stjude.org.
About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop
for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the
regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and
muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer
loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The
company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the
full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported
sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is
part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For
more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
About The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation
The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation brings together a
wide network of
stakeholders, including franchisees, crew members and employees. The focus of
the Foundation is to serve our neighborhoods by taking care of their basic
needs – safety, hunger relief and children's health. For more information,
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SOURCE The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation
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