Star Donut campaign has raised more than $362,000 since its inception in 2013
CENTRAL NEW YORK, New York; September 24, 2018 – Dunkin’ Donuts announced the results of its Make-A-Wish® Star Donut charitable campaign by presenting Make-A-Wish® Central New York with a donation of $77,969 during the annual Wish Ball on Saturday, September 22 in Syracuse, NY.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is honored to support Make-A-Wish Central New York, which works tirelessly to help make the wishes of local children come true,” said Eric Stensland, integrated marketing manager for Dunkin’ Donuts. “We’re pleased we could provide Central New York residents with a special treat while supporting an organization that is so important to the children and families in our community.”
Earlier this year, Dunkin’ Donuts guests who donated $1 to Make-A-Wish Central New York received a Star Donut as a thank you for their generosity. The initiative has generated more than $362,000 since its inception in 2013. The proceeds from the charitable campaign make wishes come true for local children with critical illnesses.
“This partnership is a dream for Make-A-Wish Central New York,” said Diane Kuppermann, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Central New York. “Dunkin’ Donuts is invested in our mission and they are committed to creating opportunities like the Star Donut Campaign to provide both funding and awareness for our organization. Dunkin’ Donuts and their loyal customers annually support the Star Donut Campaign to make wishes come true for children throughout the region and we are immensely grateful for their support.”
Make-A-Wish Central New York creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses throughout a 15-county region of New York State. The organization has granted more than 1,800 wishes since inception in 1985.
For more information on Make-A-Wish Central New York and to learn how you can become involved visit www.cny.wish.org or call (315) 475-WISH (9474).
About Make-A-Wish Central New York
Make-A-Wish® Central New York is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who experience wishes can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight critical illness. Make-A-Wish Central New York is able to continue to share the power of a wish® thanks to monetary contributions, airline mile donations, and the overall generous support of individuals and corporations throughout its 15-county region, which includes Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties. Together, we transform lives one wish at a time. For more information, call (315) 475-WISH or visit www.cny.wish.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 hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 12 years running. The company has more than 12,600 restaurants in 46 countries worldwide. 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.