Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day fundraiser benefits Riley Hospital for Children
INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, July 25, participating Dairy Queen® locations will come together to raise funds for Riley Hospital for Children by donating $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat sold. Over 200 Dairy Queen® locations in and around Indiana will participate in the annual Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day.
Dairy Queen® will donate $1 or more to Riley Hospital from every Blizzard® Treat sold at participating locations. Proceeds will support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner.
Support of Miracle Treat Day throughout Indiana offers hope and philanthropic support to families seeking help for seriously ill and injured children; help that only Riley Hospital for Children can provide.
Last year, Dairy Queen® donated $276,866 to Riley Children’s Foundation. The top 10 fundraising locations last year were:
|Address||City||State||2018 Support of Riley Hospital|
|201 W. North Ave.||Flora||IL||$3,580.00|
|8095 High Pointe Drive||Newburgh||IN||$3,275.00|
|606 W. 6th St.||Jasper||IN||$2,652.00|
|1621 W. Jefferson St.||Plymouth||IN||$2,197.31|
|409 N. Main St.||Columbia City||IN||$2,073.93|
|330 S. State Road 135||Greenwood||IN||$1,960.72|
|929 N. Route 49||Casey||IL||$1,754.16|
|395 E. Davis Drive||Terre Haute||IN||$1,645.66|
|20 S. Union St.||Brazil||IN||$1,586.14|
|830 W. North St.||Kendallville||IN||$1,484.12|
Dairy Queen® has donated more than $3.3 million to Riley since 2001 and has been raising money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals around the country for the past 35 years.
Riley Children’s Foundation is the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. Today Riley Hospital is recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation and is the only comprehensive children’s research hospital in the state of Indiana. Be the Hope NOW: The Campaign for Kids aims to raise $175 million by June 2020 to transform Riley Hospital through three high-priority programs: Pediatric Research and Patient Care, Maternity and Newborn Health and Family Support Programs. Riley Children’s Foundation also funds Camp Riley and the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center. For more information, visit BeTheHopeNOW.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @RileyKids.