Dairy Queen 'Miracle Treat Day' benefits The Children's Hospital at Providence

July 27, 2017

Each blizzard purchase results in donation to Children’s Miracle Network hospitals

Anchorage, AK – Anchorage area Dairy Queen restaurants will provide a $1 (or more) donation with every blizzard purchased to The Children’s Hospital at Providence, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, as part of “Miracle Treat Day” on Thursday, July 27.

All donations received on Miracle Treat Day will directly benefit Alaska’s sick and injured children who receive care at The Children’s Hospital at Providence.

As part of the 13th Annual DQ Miracle Treat Day, DQ Grill & Chill and Dairy Queen locations throughout the U.S. raise funds to help save and improve the lives of sick and injured children in Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which includes 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.

Since 1984, the Dairy Queen system has raised more than $125 million for the charity through fundraising efforts including Miracle Treat Day, the Miracle Balloon campaign and other local initiatives.

For more information about Miracle Treat Day, visit MiracleTreatDay.com.


About The Children’s Hospital at Providence
Located within Providence Alaska Medical Center, The Children’s Hospital at Providence functions as a hospital within a hospital. The Children’s Hospital is known for its outstanding Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Maternity Center. The 146-bed inpatient facility offers family-centered care in every area of pediatric medicine and provides pediatric subspecialty services in Anchorage and across the state of Alaska. For more information about the Children’s Hospital, visit: www.providence.org/childrenshospital

About IDQ
International Dairy Queen Inc., (IDQ), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the parent company of American Dairy Queen Corporation. Through its subsidiaries, IDQ develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,700 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 25 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) which is led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire. For more information visit DairyQueen.com.

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.