(Sioux Falls, SD) – A blizzard of support for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at Sanford Children’s Hospital will take over the region once again this month. Participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations will celebrate the 4th annual Miracle Treat Day by donating proceeds from every Blizzard sold on Thursday, August 13 to CMN.
Last year, nearly 34,000 Blizzards were sold in South Dakota. And, for the third year in a row, DeLon Mork, Dairy Queen owner in Madison, SD sold more Blizzards than any other DQ in the country.
“We want to thank all of the owners in our area who have provided tremendous support to Children’s Miracle Network,” states Amy Sumner, CMN director at Sanford Children’s Hospital. “They have been extremely supportive and have donated DQ products as well as dollars to our cause. We are thankful that they understand the impact of the dollars they raise. They know it’s all about the kids.
” Over the past three years, regional DQs have raised more than $227,000 through the Miracle Treat Day Program.
Families touched by CMN will be at their local DQs throughout the day, helping with this years’ event. They will be serving up Blizzards for customers in DeSmet, Dell Rapids, Groton, Madison, Mitchell, Sioux Falls, and Tyndall.
Participating DQ Locations
|Aberdeen||Madison||Sioux Falls, Kiwanis Ave.|
|Brandon||Miller||Sioux Falls, Minnesota Ave|
|Dell Rapids||Sioux Falls, 10th St.||Winner|
|DeSmet||Sioux Falls, 12th St.||Worthington, MN|
|Eagle Butte||Sioux Falls, 26th St.||Yankton|
|Groton||Sioux Falls, 57th St.|
|Huron||Sioux Falls, Empire Mall|
About Children’s Miracle Network
Children's Miracle Network – the alliance of premier hospitals for children – is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children's hospitals across North America. Each year the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide the finest medical care, life-saving research and preventative education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind. For more information, visit www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org.
About Sanford Children’s Hospital
A part of the Sanford Health system, Sanford Children’s Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care in its region. Located in Sioux Falls, SD, the 146-bed Sanford Children’s Hospital includes 76 general pediatric beds, as well as 58 neonatal intensive care beds and 12 pediatric intensive care beds, all in private family suites. With more than 200 pediatric and family medicine physicians and more than 350 pediatric-trained staff, Sanford Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient and clinic services for pediatric patients and their families in a family-centered environment designed to meet the unique healing needs of children. A leader in children’s healthcare for nearly a century, Sanford Children’s will continue to revolutionize healthcare with this facility, as it will serve as a home base for several new pediatric clinics to be built around the world in the next ten years. For more information, visit www.sanfordchildrens.org.