ALBANY, NY– Dunkin’ Donuts today announced a donation of $37,195 for the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center as a result of its recent “Iced Coffee Day” initiative in the Capital Region.
During the one-day event on May 25, Dunkin’ Donuts donated $1 from every cup of Iced Coffee sold at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Capital Region to the children’s hospital.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is thrilled to announce the results of our Iced Coffee Day in the Capital Region,” said Dunkin’ Donuts Field Marketing Manager Eric Stensland. “We could not think of a better way to welcome warmer temperatures than a cool, refreshing Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee. I’d like to thank residents throughout the Capital Region for joining us on Iced Coffee Day to raise funds for the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.”
Dunkin’ Donuts has donated more than $153,000 to the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center from the “Iced Coffee Day” campaign since 2012.
“We are so grateful to Dunkin’ Donuts and our community for thinking of our young patients on Iced Coffee Day,” said David A. Clark, M.D., director of the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. “Their support of programs and services at our children’s hospital – the only one of its kind in the region – makes a direct impact on helping children heal.”
The Bernard & Millie Duker 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 40 subspecialties and more than 400 pediatric nurses, therapists, social workers and child-life specialists.