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Published in Media Alerts on August 13, 2014 (PDF)

Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day Benefits Children's Hospital

Media Contact: Jennifer Hospodor at 601-984-1105 or jhospodor@umc.edu, or John Clark Packer at (601) 815-7656 or jpacker@umc.edu.

WHAT: During the 9th annual Miracle Treat Day, participating Dairy Queen locations will donate $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations to Batson Children’s Hospital. Miss Mississippi 2014 Jasmine Murray will join the festivities at the Ridgeland location on Old Canton Road.

WHEN: Thursday, August 14, all day. Miss Mississippi will arrive at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Participating Dairy Queens include the Brandon, Brookhaven, Clinton, Flowood, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Laurel, Magee, McComb, Meridian, Natchez, Richland, Ridgeland locations.

WHY: Last year’s Miracle Treat Day raised approximately $19,000 for Batson Children’s Hospital. Dairy Queen has been a proud sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 1984.  During the past 30 years Dairy Queen has raised more than $100 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals nationwide.  More information can be found at MiracleTreatDay.com or at facebook.com/dairyqueen.