In support of National Blood Donor Month this January, Dunkin’ Donuts in Greater Philadelphia is partnering with the American Red Cross to encourage donors to “Give a Pint, Get a Pound!” This month, all donors at Red Cross blood drives in the Philadelphia region will receive a voucher for a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee redeemable at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Greater Philadelphia Region.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is once again honored to partner with the America Red Cross Penn-Jersey Region to offer the ‘Give a Pint, Get a Pound!’ of coffee program,” said Lou Conte, Field Marketing Manager, Dunkin’ Donuts. “Our hope is the offer of a free pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee will motivate more blood donors to support the Red Cross during this crucial time and help save lives in our region.”
January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States for helping to ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need both locally and across the country.
“The ‘Give a Pint, Get a Pound!’ campaign helps the Red Cross increase blood collections so that we can provide blood to hospital patients where and when it is needed,” said Donna M. Morrissey, Director of Communications for the Red Cross Blood Services – Northeast Division.
“This program reflects Dunkin’ Donuts’ commitment to the communities they serve, and we are very appreciative of Dunkin’ Donuts and our volunteer blood donors for their ongoing dedication to our lifesaving mission,” Morrissey continued. “We encourage all eligible donors to donate blood to help patients in need and as a special thank you they will receive a coupon for a free pound of delicious Dunkin’ Donuts coffee.”
To donate blood with the American Red Cross, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
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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 hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced 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 seven years running. The company has nearly 10,800 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.