Ninth annual DQ Miracle Treat Day Thursday

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

WHO: Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States

WHAT: Will help make miracles for hospitalized children during the ninth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, when $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals), including Children’s Hospital of Illinois. CMN Hospitals raise funds to help save and improve the lives of kids treated at 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada. In addition, for every person who RSVPs via Facebook to Miracle Treat Day, American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ) will donate an additional $1 to CMN Hospitals, up to $50,000.

All donations collected on Miracle Treat Day stay in the communities in which they are raised to support local kids at area CMN Hospitals.

WHEN: All day Thursday, Aug. 14

WHERE: Visit for the nearest participating Dairy Queen or DQ Grill & Chill location and RSVP to Miracle Treat Day via DQ’s Facebook page at

Visit for the nearest participating Dairy Queen® or DQ Grill & Chill® location

The featured Miracle Treat Day “Blizzard of the Day” will be Oreo®, which is still the most popular Blizzard Treat to date. The Blizzard of the Month for August, the new Chips Ahoy!® Blizzard Treat which is a mix of Chips Ahoy! chocolate chip cookies, chocolaty topping, choco chunks and creamy vanilla soft serve, as well as all other Blizzard Treat flavors, also are available on Miracle Treat Day.