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Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day 7/26 Benefits Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital
07/23/2012

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day Returns to Benefit
Seriously Ill and Injured Children


 Donations collected at participating Hudson Valley and Fairfield County Dairy Queens to benefit children cared for at
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center


WHAT: Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen is a national effort to raise funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  For every Blizzard Treat sold on Miracle Treat Day, Dairy Queen will make a $1 donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.


Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Since all donations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals stay local, proceeds for each Blizzard Treat sold Miracle Treat Day at local, participating Dairy Queens* will benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center.


WHY: To help care for the region’s most seriously ill and injured children. Learn more about Miracle Treat Day by visiting www.miracletreatday.com.


WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 2012


WHERE: *Participating Dairy Queen stores in New York’s Hudson Valley include Hyde Park, Newburgh and Wappingers Falls.

Dairy Queen locations in Bridgeport , Fairfield, Monroe and Stratford and are participating within Fairfield County, Connecticut.


ABOUT DAIRY QUEEN: For more than 60 years, Dairy Queen has been a place to find little league teams celebrating victories, children enjoying dinner with their parents, or teenagers visiting for cool treats. Dairy Queen and kids go hand and hand. That’s why Dairy Queen has been a national sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 1984. During the past 28 years, Dairy Queen has raised over $90 million for Children Miracle Network Hospitals- including $5 million in 2011.


ABOUT MARIA FARERI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER: Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is the children’s hospital for New York's Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, Connecticut. As home to the region’s only pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric transplant program, burn care and cardiac catheterization programs, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital cares for the area’s most seriously ill and injured kids. A regional and national leader in children’s healthcare, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center was designed from the point of view of patients and families as well as doctors and nurses. In addition the hospital operates under the family centered care philosophy, which encourages moms, dads, brothers and sisters to be involved in the care process. These factors result in a special healing environment that puts children and their parents at ease so the whole family feels better. For more information including a video tour of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, please visit www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/mfch

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