News Release

Monday, November 19, 2012

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman

Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins for CHKD fundraiser begins in December

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. -- Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, every day stop for coffee and baked goods, is showcasing its support of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), by hosting a fundraiser across all 25 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Hampton Roads, Williamsburg and the Outer Banks. Throughout December, participating Dunkin’ Donuts will donate $1 to CHKD for every 50-count box of Munchkins® donut hole treats sold. In addition, guests will be invited to donate $1 to CHKD. Each guest who makes a donation will be invited to write their name on a paper cup icon and display it in the restaurant.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is excited to continue our partnership with CHKD by leveraging our reach within the community to help to raise money and awareness. This truly is a great cause and one we are proud to support.” said Todd Prichard, Dunkin’ Donuts 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 six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter @DDVirginia or @DDEasternNC. For additional information on all 3 Dunkin’ Donuts in the Outer Banks please visit

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.