PANAMA CITY, Fla., Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Dunkin' Donuts of Panama City, in partnership with Feeding the Gulf Coast, today announced the launch of its first "Roast Hunger" program to help raise awareness and funds to fight hunger throughout the Panama City community.
Beginning today and running through October 30, all Dunkin' Donuts locations in the greater Panama City-area will offer guests a $1.49 large hot coffee through the new Dunkin' Mobile® app. For each mobile coupon redeemed, Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Panama City will donate $.50 to Feeding the Gulf Coast.
"Dunkin' Donuts is committed to supporting the local communities in which we serve, and we are proud to partner with Feeding the Gulf Coast to help fight hunger here in Panama City," said Dunkin' Donuts franchisee, Vik Patel. "Hunger continues to be a growing issue within our community and we encourage everyone to join us in our efforts to help support and roast hunger this fall."
"We are so excited about partnering with Dunkin' Donuts for 'Roast Hunger'" said Cathy Pope, President & CEO of Feeding the Gulf Coast. "Over 43,000 people struggle with hunger in the greater Panama City area, including over 14,000 children. For every $1 raised in this campaign, Feeding the Gulf Coast and its partner agencies can provide 5 meals to our hungry neighbors."
The $1.49 large hot coffee mobile coupon is valid through the new Dunkin' mobile app only and at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the Panama City-area.
To learn more about Feeding the Gulf Coast, visit www.FeedingTheGulfCoast.org, or find us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube) @FeedingtheGulfCoast.
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 regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored 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 10 years running. The company has more than 11,900 restaurants in 44 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 DunkinDonuts.com.
About Feeding the Gulf Coast
Feeding the Gulf Coast, formerly Bay Area Food Bank, serves a 24-county area spanning the panhandle of Florida, south Alabama, and south Mississippi. In 2015, the food bank distributed over 20 million pounds of food to more than 400 church pantries, soup kitchens and other nonprofit organizations throughout its service area. The food bank also operates multiple nutrition programs, including Summer Food Service, Afterschool Snack, Backpack, Disaster Relief, Community Garden, Mobile Pantry, Cooking Matters, and SNAP Outreach. Feeding the Gulf Coast is a United Way agency and a member of Feeding America. For more information, visit www.feedingthegulfcoast.org.
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