Dunkin’ Donuts promotion raises AED 35,000 for Sharjah charity

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Published February 10th, 2011 - 12:32 GMT
David Rodgers, General Manager of Dunkin’ Donuts, presenting a cheque to Sharjah charity
David Rodgers, General Manager of Dunkin’ Donuts, presenting a cheque to Sharjah charity

As part of its commitment to community welfare, Dunkin’ Donuts yesterday presented a cheque for AED 35,000 to the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services – a charity set up to benefit children with special needs. The amount was raised through a special promotion organised by the coffee and baked goods chain, recently. 

Presenting the cheque, David Rodgers, General Manager of Dunkin’ Donuts said: “We are proud to continue our association with the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS). The charity has been doing outstanding work with these special children, and we would like to continue our contribution to this worthy cause as part of our commitment to the welfare of our community,” he added. 

Dunkin’ Donuts also had a special treat of goodies for each child during a fun evening organised at the centre. “It was great to see the kids having fun and enjoying themselves”, said Mr. Rodgers. “It was a pleasure to add to the fun and children’s enjoyment with our gift packs.” He added that helping SCHS is “our way of giving back to the UAE community for its tremendous response to our products”. 

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories, and the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world. With 61 outlets in the UAE, the company has more than 9,000 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. Besides the GCC region, the company’s most significant presence overseas includes the Philippines, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Germany, Spain, Greece, and Turkey.

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With over 130 years of franchising experience, Dunkin' Brands is home to two of the world's most recognized, beloved franchises: Dunkin'® and Baskin-Robbins.

Dunkin'® is a market leader in sales of hot, decaffeinated and flavored coffee, iced coffee, bagels, donuts and muffins. In addition, our customers love us. They stick with Dunkin'® at the highest rate in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry.

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