Food Bank of Central New York Director of Human Resources Meghan Fountain (left) and Donor Relations Coordinator Shannon Griffin (right) surprise guests.

Food Bank of Central New York Chief Operating Officer Karen Belcher surprises a guest.

Pictured from left: Food Bank of Central New York Director of Human Resources Meghan Fountain; Donor Relations Coordinator Shannon Griffin; Dunkin’ Donuts mascot Iced Cuppie; Chief Operating Officer Karen Belcher; and Development Coordinator Heidi Soine.

$1 from every cup of Iced Coffee sold on May 23 benefits the Food Bank of Central New York

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK; – The Food Bank of Central New York made a special visit to the Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in Syracuse, NY, today to surprise guests in celebration of “Iced Coffee Day” which benefits the food bank’s mission to feed families across the region.

Staff from the food bank filled orders at the register and drive-thru of the Syracuse Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant and $1 from every cup of Iced Coffee sold at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Central New York directly benefits the Food Bank of Central New York.

Last year, Central New York residents helped raise more than $30,000 for Food Bank of Central New York, which provided more than 90,000 meals. Iced Coffee Day has generated more than $150,000 for Central New York charities since 2012.

The Food Bank of Central New York, located in Syracuse, serves as the primary food supplier to the emergency food network, comprised of 364 partner agencies, within an eleven county service area across central and northern New York. The Food Bank will provide more than 15 million pounds of nutritious food this year – the equivalent of 12.5 million meals – to hungry families, children, and seniors.

Dunkin’ Donuts keeps Central New York families running all day long with Iced Coffee, both at home and on the go. Guests can customize their Iced Coffee in Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants to be just the way they like it, with many different dairy, sweetener and flavor options. Dunkin’ Donuts is the market leader in the Iced Coffee category, delivering refreshing Iced Coffee to guests every day, with a consistently smooth, delicious taste.

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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 a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 12 years running. The company has more than 12,500 restaurants in 46 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit


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