In honor of Cancer Awareness Month and in Support of Children with Cancer
WHAT: In honor of Cancer Awareness Month, The Joy in Childhood Foundation and Dunkin’ business owners in Rochester will host a breakfast for the patients of UR Golisano Children’s Hospital. The breakfast celebrates patients and families affected by cancer and other critical illnesses, and the tireless staff who support them. At the breakfast, Dunkin’ will also be providing bottles of Glow Gold Nail Polish. Dunkin’ has partnered with Lauren B. Beauty, the company that created the ‘Glow Gold’ nail polish color specifically to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. Supporters and fans across the country can #GlowGold by ordering a bottle of the special polish at laurenbbeauty.com.
WHO: Golisano Hospital Staff,Johanna Jennings, MS, CCLS
Paula Viera, Dunkin’ business owner
WHEN: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:30AM-10:00AM
MEDIA AVAILABILITY 9:00AM
WHERE: Golisano Children’s Hospital, 7th Floor Play Deck
150 Crittenden Blvd. Rochester, NY 14642
DETAILS: As part of Dunkin’s pediatric cancer awareness-building campaign, Dunkin has also partnered with Waze to support the golden goal of raising up to $100,000 for the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation. The money will be used to send children with cancer to 10 special camps across the country. The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation is the charitable organization powered by Dunkin’ and its franchisees, guests, vendor partners and employees. Waze users are now able to download the Going Gold Voice Pack from Dunkin' and receive navigation guidance from kids impacted by cancer. This marks the first time Waze is doing a Change Voice pack for a philanthropic cause and for every download of this special voice pack by Waze users, Dunkin’ will make a donation to the Joy in Childhood Foundation, up to $100,000.
About Joy in Childhood Foundation
The Joy in Childhood Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, powered by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins. The Foundation’s goal is to provide the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. The Foundation brings together a wide range of stakeholders — including franchisees, crew members, employees, partners and guests — and partners with food banks, children’s hospitals, and nonprofit organizations directly committed to serving kids when they need it most. In 2019 the Joy in Childhood Foundation will grant more than $5 million and has granted over $20 million since its inception.
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 13 years running. The company has more than 12,900 restaurants in 42 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.