Donation is part of an overall $62,500 commitment by Dunkin’ to continue to give back to essential workers and volunteers throughout upstate New York
SYRACUSE, NY; – In appreciation of their continued dedication to serving the community during the pandemic, Dunkin’ will donate $17,500 in gift cards to frontline healthcare workers and volunteers in Central New York.
Among the recipients are several healthcare facilities, including St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Crouse Health Foundation and The Upstate Foundation, which will each receive $5,000 in Dunkin’ gift cards for distribution to frontline workers. The Food Bank of Central New York will receive $2,500 in Dunkin’ gift cards for its volunteers. Dunkin’ also donated nearly 300 pounds of coffee to the organizations.
The Central New York donation is one component of an overall $62,500 commitment by Dunkin’ to keep frontline workers and volunteers throughout upstate New York fueled in their daily fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
“Dunkin is honored to continue to support those who have been working tirelessly on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Eric Stensland, field marketing manager for Dunkin’. “Since March, these brave men and women have been doing everything they can to ensure people in their community are safe and healthy. Our mission here at Dunkin’ is to do whatever we can to make sure these workers and volunteers are fueled and focused during their daily fight against this invisible enemy.”
The delivery marks Dunkin’s latest initiative in an ongoing effort to support frontline employees and volunteers during the pandemic. Since mid-March, Dunkin’ has donated thousands of baked goods, pounds of coffee and gift cards to first responders, nurses, food bank employees and child care staff.
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 14 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.