MILWAUKEE, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out 33 Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Wisconsin, on Friday, August 15, beginning at 6 a.m. through 11 a.m.
That morning, for the third year in a row, police officers are scheduled to cover 33 Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to heighten awareness and raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics Wisconsin…rain or shine!
In return for the police officers "doing time" at their restaurants, Dunkin' Donuts will donate $5,000 to the organization. In addition, each guest who visits a Cop on a Rooftop location that day and makes a donation will receive a Free Medium Hot or Iced Coffee coupon.
Last year, Wisconsin police officers raised more than $28,000 from atop 20 Dunkin' Donuts rooftops for Special Olympics Wisconsin. This year, Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Oconomowoc, DePere, Waukesha, West Allis, Wisconsin Dells, Eau Claire, Janesville, Plover, Kenosha, Edgerton, Hales Corners, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Oak Creek, Whitefish Bay, Platteville, Sheboygan, Racine, Tomah, Waunakee and Rhinelander will participate.
The LETR is the largest grass-roots fundraising program and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics. Law enforcement officers from the 50 United States, 12 Canadian provinces and territories and 44 other countries carry the Flame of Hope™ in honor of Special Olympics athletes. Wisconsin's Law Enforcement Torch Run consistently ranks in the top ten highest grossing programs in the world. In 2013, the Wisconsin LETR raised more than $2.3 million with nearly 900 registered participants representing law enforcement agencies across the state. Special Olympics Wisconsin holds more than 650 competitions statewide and five state tournaments per year. For more information, visit Special OlympicsWisconsin.org.
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 eight years running. The company has nearly 11,000 than 9,700 restaurants in 33 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is a subsidiary of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN). For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
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