Miracle Treat Day raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital


Miracle Treat Day raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital

Tasty fundraiser to be held on Aug. 14

AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 11, 2014) – On Thursday Aug. 14, Dairy Queen will partner with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) for the 30th year to help raise money for children in need, including Akron Children’s Hospital.

For every Blizzard Treat purchased at a participating Dairy Queen store in the Akron or the Mahoning Valley area, $1 or more will be donated to Akron Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

Throughout the course of the 30-year partnership between Dairy Queen and CMN, more than $100 million has been raised for children’s hospitals across North America. The majority of the funds raised each year come from this one-day event.

In 2013, Miracle Treat Day generated $40,000 for Akron Children’s Hospital at locations in Akron and the Mahoning Valley.

To find a participating location in your area or for more information about Miracle Treat Day, visit


Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of children through high quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and research. We are one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S. and are proud to be ranked among the best children’s hospital in the nation. More than 700 providers strong, our dedicated staff handles nearly 800,000 patient visits annually. With 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and subspecialty care, we also collaborate with other health systems to provide expert neonatal and pediatric care in our partners’ hospitals throughout the region.

We’re leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, prevention and wellness programs. We are a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University, training a new generation of pediatricians and specialists, and our research institute is advancing pediatric medicine and improving patient care.

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