Dunkin Donates $36,000 to Food Bank of Central New York
Monday, June 10, 2019
SYRACUSE, NY – Dunkin’ today celebrated the results of its recent Iced Coffee Day campaign with a donation of approximately $36,000 to Food Bank of Central New York. During the one-day event on May 22, Dunkin’ franchisees donated $1.00 from every cup of Iced Coffee sold at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in Central New York to Food Bank of Central New York. Iced Coffee Day has generated more than $186,000 for Central New York charities since 2012.
“Dunkin’ is thrilled to continue to support Food Bank of Central New York through our annual Iced Coffee Day program. This $36,000 donation is a direct reflection of the community support engendered by the Food Bank, an organization so vital to families in need,” said Eric Stensland, Integrated Marketing Manager, Dunkin’. “I would like to thank all of our guests who joined us on Iced Coffee Day to help raise funds for Food Bank of Central New York.”
Food Bank of Central New York serves as the primary food supplier to the emergency food network, comprised of 280 partner agencies, within an eleven-county service area across Central and Northern New York. The Food Bank will provide more than 15 million pounds of nutritious food this year – the equivalent of 12.5 million meals – to hungry families, children, and seniors.
“The community really came together to show their support on Iced Coffee Day,” said Kathleen Stress, Executive Director, Food Bank of Central New York. “Thank you to all who participated to make the day a successful one. We are so thrilled that Dunkin' raised $36,000 to help provide 108,000 meals for individuals and families in need.”
Dunkin’ keeps Central New York residents running all day long with Iced Coffee, both at home and on the go. Guests can customize their iced coffee in Dunkin' restaurants to be just the way they like it, with different dairy, sweetener and flavor options. Dunkin’ is the market leader in the iced coffee category, delivering freshly brewed iced coffee to guests every day, with a smooth, delicious taste.
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 12,800 restaurants in 44 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.
About Food Bank of Central New York
Food Bank of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education, and advocacy in cooperation with the community. We are the primary food supplier for 280 emergency food assistance programs in eleven counties of New York State, distributing 14,574,911 pounds of food last year. Food Bank of Central New York is a member of Feeding America. Visit foodbankcny.org for more information on the agency and its programs.