News Release

Friday, November 25, 2011

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, 668-7554

Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins for CHKD fundraiser begins

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. -- You can help sick children at CHKD every time you enjoy Munchkins® at all 22 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Hampton Roads, Williamsburg and the Outer Banks. Throughout December, Dunkin’ Donuts will donate $1 to CHKD for every 50-count box of Munchkins® sold

Paper icons in the shape of a coffee cup will also be sold for a $1 contribution, on which customers can write their name and will be displayed in the store

“We are excited to once again partner with CHKD and help to raise money for CHKD through the Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation

This truly is a great cause!” said Kristin Doehring, Field Marketing Manager

“We are so pleased that Dunkin’ Donuts has chosen to help our children during the holiday season,” said CHKD Executive Director of Development Karen Gershman. “This is a wonderful way to provide holiday treats for your office or family and help children at the same time.”

For more information about the Munchkins® for CHKD campaign, please call Susan Long-Molnar at 757-513-8633 or to find the closest restaurant, go to

About Dunkin' Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for five years running. The company has more than 9,700 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. In 2010, Dunkin' Donuts' global system-wide sales were $6 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is a subsidiary of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc

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About The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation brings together a wide network of stakeholders, including franchisees, crew members and employees. The focus of the Foundation is to serve our neighborhoods by taking care of their basic needs – safety, hunger relief and children's health

About CHKD

CHKD is Virginia’s only freestanding children’s hospital and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service Health Centers and satellite offices throughout its service region