For each $1 donation to Make-A-Wish guests will receive a

Make-A-Wish Star Donut as a thank you

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Dunkin’ and Make-A-Wish Central New York today celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Make-A-Wish Star Donut campaign which symbolizes the continuation of a community initiative designed to help make the wishes of local children come true.

Beginning on Thursday, September 1, guests who donate $1 to Make-A-Wish at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Central New York will receive a specially-crafted Make-A-Wish Star Donut, while supplies last. All proceeds will benefit local Make-A-Wish chapters.

Launched in 2013, Dunkin’s Star Donut campaign has raised nearly $650,000 for Make-A-Wish Central New York.

“Dunkin’ is pleased to celebrate a decade of support for Make-A-Wish Central New York, an organization that works day-in and day-out to help make the wishes of local children come true,” said Dunkin’ Franchisee Tom Santurri. “I encourage Central New York residents to enjoy a special treat while supporting a non-profit that is so important to the children and families in our community.”

The star-shaped specialty donut, which is topped with blue icing and white sprinkles in honor of Make-A-Wish, is available at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Central New York through September 12.

“For 10 years the Dunkin’ Star Donut campaign has had a tremendous impact on our chapter and the critically ill Central New York children we serve,” said Make-A-Wish Central New York President and CEO Diane Kuppermann. “The 10th anniversary of this yummy treat will once again bring smiles to everyone who participates, as each location and their generous guests continue to help make wishes come true across our 15-country region. We are grateful for and proud of our partnership with Dunkin’ and their guests. It’s true. Wishes run on Dunkin’!”

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 2,000 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).

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About Make-A-Wish Central New York

Make-A-Wish Central New York is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to granting life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Part of a global wish-granting organization, Make-A-Wish Central New York was founded in 1985 and has granted over 2,000 wishes for local children within our 15-county footprint, which includes Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties. With over 180 wishes in process, the organization needs the support of generous community and corporate partners more than ever before. To lend support or learn more, visit cny.wish.org or call 315.475.WISH (9474) / 800.846.WISH (9474).

About Dunkin’

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 15 years running. The company has more than 12,600 restaurants in 40 countries worldwide. Dunkin’ is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.


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