CAPITAL REGION DUNKIN’ FRANCHISEES AND CREW MEMBERS BRING JOY TO REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK DURING NATIONAL ‘MONTH OF JOY’

LATHAM, NEW YORK; – The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’, celebrated its “Month of Joy” in the Capital Region today with local Dunkin’ franchisees and crew members volunteering at Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.

During the event, volunteers supported the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation’s mission to provide the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness by sorting and packing nutritious food items into boxes in the food bank’s Salvage Sorting Room. Across the country, Dunkin’ franchisees and crew members will be volunteering at more than 60 food banks during the “Month of Joy” this April.

“The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation is proud to support local food banks, such as the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, that share our commitment to bringing joy to kids and helping them live healthier lives,” said Tom Juers, Business Consultant at Dunkin’.

Since launching in 2006, the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation has granted more than $40 million to hundreds of national and local charities across the country. To learn more, visit www.bringjoy.org.

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About Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation

The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ and the generosity of its franchisees, guests, vendor partners and employees, provides the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. The Foundation partners with food banks, children’s hospitals, and nonprofit organizations to fund joyful environments and joyful experiences for kids when they need it most. Since 2006, the Joy in Childhood Foundation has granted more than $40 million to hundreds of national and local charities across the country. For more information, please visit www.bringjoy.org.

About Food Bank of Northeastern New York

The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects donated food from the food industry and distributes it to 1,000 charitable agencies feeding the hungry in 23 counties of northeastern New York. The food provided by the Regional Food Bank helps to feed 350,000 people each month. In 2020, the organization distributed 55 million pounds of food to the hungry. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the national food bank network. The organization is supported by foundations, private contributions and fundraising events. For information on services offered by the Regional Food Bank, call (518) 786-3691 or log on to www.regionalfoodbank.net.

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