Dairy Queen Hosting DQ Miracle Treat Day Thursday

August 12, 2014

Raise your spoons and gather your friends to celebrate DQ Miracle Treat Day on August 14, when all proceeds from Dairy Queen Blizzard sales at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill stores around the country directly benefit 170 Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, including Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The featured Miracle Treat Day “Blizzard of the Day” will be Oreo®, which is still the most popular Blizzard Treat to date. The Blizzard of the Month for August, the new Chips Ahoy! Blizzard Treat which is a mix of Chips Ahoy! chocolate chip cookies, chocolaty topping, choco chunks and creamy vanilla soft serve, as well as all other Blizzard Treat flavors, also are available on Miracle Treat Day.

The Dairy Queen system is celebrating a 30-year partnership with CMN Hospitals like Nationwide Children’s. Last year central Ohio restaurants raised more than $30,000 for local sick and injured kids. For more information, contact Sophia Fifner, Children’s Hospital Foundation, (614) 355-0813 or visit www.miracletreatday.com.

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 Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.