ALBANY, New York;– Dunkin’ Donuts today announced its “Iced Coffee Day” campaign in the Capital Region raised $35,224 for The Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, an increase of more than 17 percent from the previous year.
During the one-day event on May 21, Dunkin’ Donuts and its franchisees donated $1 from every cup of Iced Coffee sold at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Capital Region to The Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is thrilled to announce the results of our Iced Coffee Day initiative in the Capital Region to benefit The Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center,” said Dunkin’ Donuts Field Marketing Manager Eric Stensland. “I’d like to thank residents throughout the Capital Region for joining us on Iced Coffee Day to raise funds for an organization that is so vital to our community.”
The 2014 Iced Coffee Day program saw a marked increase in funds generated for The Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. In 2013, the program produced a donation of $29,988 as compared to this year’s total of more than $35,000.
The Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center is a 125-bed facility devoted exclusively to the medical needs of infants, children and adolescents and is the referral center for all seriously ill and injured children from 25 counties in upstate New York and western New England. It is staffed by 140 physicians trained in 34 subspecialties and more than 400 pediatric nurses, therapists, social workers and child-life specialists.
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 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 seven years running. The company has more than 10,500 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin’ Donuts’ restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 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.