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Fifth Annual DQ Miracle Treat Day Celebration to Benefit Children

(Sioux Falls, SD) – Sanford Children’s Hospital’s fifth annual DQ Miracle Treat Day will be held Thursday, August 5 to support Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). Participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations from around the region will donate proceeds from the day’s BlizzardR sales to Children’s Miracle Network. A celebration in Madison, SD will feature Miracle dad Greg Hanson and the Backroads Band as well as MOB (Madison’s Only Band), and returning Christian Country musician Andy Gibson will perform in De Smet.

“Last year we sold nearly 50 thousand BlizzardsR and raised more than $115,000,” said Julie Briggs, CMN Development Officer. “Miracle Treat Day is an opportunity to benefit the services provided by Sanford Children’s Hospital, the region’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital—an opportunity that this community steadfastly supports.”

For large orders, please complete this order form and fax or call in to your local Dairy Queen. Stores encourage orders to arrive by Wednesday at noon.

DeLon Mork, Madison Dairy Queen owner, has been number one for BlizzardR sales in all of North America for the past four Miracle Treat Days. Kids’ games and activities will be held at the event in Madison, 6-11 p.m.; Groton, 4-7 p.m.; Dell Rapids, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; and The Andy Gibson Band will perform in De Smet, 3-6 p.m.

Participating stores include:

  • Brandon
  • Brookings
  • Canton
  • Chamberlain
  • Dell Rapids
  • De Smet
  • Eagle Butte
  • Groton
  • Huron
  • Madison
  • Miller
  • Mitchell, on Havens
  • Mitchell, on Burr
  • Mobridge
  • Pipestone
  • Redfield
  • Sisseton
  • All Sioux Falls locations
  • Tyndall
  • Vermillion
  • Winner
  • Worthington, MN
  • Yankton

About Sanford Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network
A part of the Sanford Health system, Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD provides the highest level of pediatric care in its region and is the area’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital. 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 Sanford Children.