Monday, July 29, 2013

Blizzard Sale to Help Children

Carter Daly of Evans, makes a Blizzard® with the help of Dairy Queen store owner Asim Momin at the DQ on Central Avenue during the 2012 Miracle Treat Day.  A portion of the proceeds from the sale of every DQ Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day are donated to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia through the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals organization. Carter, who has Type 1 diabetes, is under the care of specialists at CHOG.

AUGUSTA, GA (By Denise Parrish) – Blizzards®are in the forecast for Aug. 8 as Dairy Queen stores across the CSRA serve their signature frozen treat to benefit Children’s Hospital of Georgia – the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

The following DQ locations will donate a portion of the sale of every Blizzard on Miracle Treat Day to CHOG:

Augusta: 2837 Central Ave., 3102 Peach Orchard Road, 3450 Wrightsboro Road in the Augusta Mall, 3149 Washington Road, and 4099 Belair Road
Waynesboro: 221 S. Liberty St.
Millen: 1234 U.S. Highway 25 North
Swainsboro: 391 South Main St.
Louisville: 205 U.S. Highway 1 Bypass

Miracle Treat Day is a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraiser. The not-for-profit Children’s Hospital of Georgia has been a beneficiary of CMN Hospitals since 1986. Miracle Treat Day generated more than $8,600 for CHOG last year. Proceeds will help fund equipment and technology upgrades at the area's only children’s hospital.

The 154-bed CHOG is the second-largest children's hospital in the state, providing the highest level of pediatric critical care and neonatal intensive care as well as a wide range of general and complex health care for children.

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