SYRACUSE, New York (April 22, 2013) – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it will partner with Make-A-Wish® Central New York to help make children’s wishes come true.
From Monday, April 22 through Monday, April 29, guests who contribute $1 to the Make-A-Wish at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Central New York will receive a Make-A-Wish Star Donut. All proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Central New York.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is honored to support Make-A-Wish Central New York, which works tirelessly to help make the wishes of local children come true,” said Eric Stensland, field marketing manager for Dunkin’ Donuts. “I encourage Central New York residents to enjoy a special treat while supporting an organization that is so important to our community.”
The star-shaped specialty donut is topped with blue and white icing in honor of Make-A-Wish Central New York and will be available at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Central New York through April 29, World Wish Day.
Incorporated in 1985, the Make-A-Wish Central New York, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to granting special wishes to children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 who are living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Central New York has granted more than 1,400 wishes since its inception. In granting a favorite wish, the foundation strives to provide the wish child and family with extra-special memories of joy and laughter.
Make-A-Wish® continues to “bring the magic of a wish” to special Central New York kids because of the generous support of the Central New York community throughout the 15-county region it serves. The counties being served are: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins.
For more information on the Make-A-Wish and to learn how you can become involved call (315) 475-WISH (9474) or (800) 846-WISH (9474) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mark Bardack or David Filkins
Ed Lewi Associates
P: (518) 383-6183
C: (Bardack (518) 867-7943 or Filkins (518) 852-0476