CHICAGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is partnering with the Chicago Cubs and Cubs Charities with the release of the new Cubbie Donut. A portion of the proceeds of the Cubbie Donut sales, up to $10,000, will be donated to Cubs Charities from Wednesday, April 2 to Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
The special Cubbie Donut is a glazed donut with white frosting and blue and red drizzle, and it will be available at Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Chicagoland.
In addition, Hall of Famer and three-time All-Star Fergie Jenkins will meet and greet guests at the new Dunkin' Donuts at 947 W. Addison near Wrigley Field at 8:30 am, Friday, April 4. The restaurant will celebrate its grand opening that morning with game ticket giveaways for the Cubs home opening game and a $100 gift certificate honoring Wrigley Field's 100 th birthday.
Cubs Charities supports programs that promote physical activity, education and wellness for at-risk children and young adults. Other areas of support include community-based services targeted to low- and moderate-income children and families; community development initiatives; baseball field construction and renovation; and schools, parks, open spaces and organizations within the immediate area surrounding Wrigley Field.More than 530 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the Chicagoland area offer guests high-quality, great-tasting beverages for any time of day, including freshly brewed hot and iced coffee featuring 10 different flavors, lattes, Coolatta® frozen drinks, and more. 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 regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored 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 six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 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 and follow @DunkinChicago on Twitter and on Facebook. SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts