Dunkin' Donuts Restaurants To Hold Paper Icon Campaign Throughout Metro New York Area

Guests invited to purchase icons for $1 each; Proceeds to go to The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation

May 01, 2013, 10:46 ET from Dunkin' Donuts

CANTON, Mass., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Dunkin' Donuts,  America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is making this spring a season for giving in the Metro New York area.* Through May 31, guests at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants can purchase paper icons for $1, with donations going to The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF). The mission of The DDBRCF is to serve the basic needs of communities through providing food for the hungry, improving safety and positively impacting children's health. One hundred percent of the donations will benefit local charities such as food banks and children's hospitals in the community of each participating restaurant. Restaurants will proudly display all icons purchased and signed by guests, and those who participate will receive coupons to purchase six donuts for $3.99 at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the Metro New York area.

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"We're excited to be offering this program in our New York Tri-State Dunkin' Donuts restaurants for the first time," said Dave Kuhnlein, Dunkin' Brands Senior Field Marketing Director, Metro New York. "Together with The DDBRCF, the donations of our guests will be directed to benefit children's hospitals, food banks and other local organizations in their communities, making this program relevant to all of our guests."

The DDBRCF was established in 2006 to help meet the basic needs of our communities through hunger relief, safety and children's health.  Working in partnership with Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins franchisees across the country, The DDBRCF provides grants to local community-based organizations. Since 2006, The DDBRCF has donated more than $2.6 million to organizations serving our neighborhoods nationwide.

To learn more about Dunkin' Donuts, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/DunkinNYTri).

*Participating shops include those in the following counties: 
New York: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester 
New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
Connecticut: Fairfield

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 the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for seven years running. The company has more than 10,500 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.    

About The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation

The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation brings together a wide network of stakeholders, including franchisees, crew members and employees. The focus of the Foundation is to serve our neighborhoods by taking care of their basic needs – safety, hunger relief and children's health. For more information, visit www.DunkinBrands.com/foundation.


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