Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day Today

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day Today

August 8, 2013 Updated Aug 8, 2013 at 12:18 PM EDT

INDIANA (21Alive) -- Indulge with a Blizzard® Treat on Thursday and Dairy Queen® will donate $1 or more to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.

Approximately 150 Indiana Dairy Queen locations will participate in the eighth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day.

Proceeds throughout the United States and Canada will support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana’s only affiliated Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

A national corporate sponsor since 1984, Dairy Queen has raised more than $90 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, making it one of the top ten contributors to the charity.

Dairy Queen locations in Indiana raised $134,566 for Riley Hospital for Children in 2012.

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