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Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day Benefiting Children in SWGA


Albany, GA | Oct. 26, 2021  – Albany, Ga. – On Thursday, October 28, Dairy Queen (DQ) is serving hope to kids and their families for Miracle Treat Day (MTD) at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a member hospital of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Participating DQ locations are coming together to change kids’ health and change the future.

“We are so grateful for everything our local Dairy Queens do for our infants and kids treated at Phoebe. After not having Miracle Treat Day last year due to COVID-19, our hospital and community are excited to support this effort this year! Buying a blizzard on October 28 is something easy and delicious everyone in our community can do,” said Becca Miller, CFRE, Children’s Miracle Network & Development Coordinator, Phoebe Foundation.

When you purchase a BLIZZARD Treat at participating DQ locations on Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more stays local and directly helps children in the community by providing urgent, high-quality care kids need to thrive.

Below is a list of participating DQ locations in southwest Georgia:

  • Albany | 1804 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. & 2401 Dawson Rd
  • Douglas | 918 S. Peterson Ave.
  • Moultrie | 2616 1st Ave. SE
  • Nashville | 415 S. Davis St.
  • Sylvester | 509 E. Franklin St.
  • Camilla | 140 US Hwy 19 S
  • Tifton | 210 W. 7th St. & 1407 Tift Ave.
  • Homerville | 342 S. Church St.
  • Ashburn | 2005 North St.
  • Cordele | 1401 E. 16th Ave
  • Americus | 1321 E. Lamar St.
  • Fitzgerald | 203 Ocilla Hwy
  • Dawson | 633 Roundtree Dr. SW

Since 1984, the Dairy Queen system has raised more than $72 million to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This year DQ hopes to raise $4.6 million during Miracle Treat Day.

Every penny raised locally to benefit Children’s Miracle Network stays in southwest Georgia to help medical professionals treat our local children. Since 1997, Children’s Miracle Network supporters have raised more than $4.5 million to provide specialized equipment and programs to help babies and children treated at Phoebe. From life-saving equipment to help treat the most critically ill newborns to life-enhancing toys in the Pediatric Unit playroom, every child needing Phoebe’s care has benefited from funds raised through the Children’s Miracle Network.

“This year, our focus was on funding a new NICU ambulance for our region. Our NICU serves 22-counties across southwest Georgia, and this ambulance will transport hundreds of tiny lives each year. Our new ambulance is finally finished and will start being used within the next few months. We can’t wait to see the impact that this life-saving piece of equipment has on our region,” added Miller.

For more information on how you can help or learn more about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, contact Phoebe Foundation at 229-312-1491.


About CMN Hospitals:

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals that support the health of 10 million kids each year across the U.S. and Canada. Donations go to local hospitals to fund critical life-saving treatments and healthcare services, along with innovative research, vital pediatric medical equipment, child life services that put kids’ and families’ minds at ease during difficult hospital stays and financial assistance for families who could not otherwise afford these health services. When we improve the health of all children and allow them the opportunity to reach their full potential, we also improve our communities for years to come. Together, we can change kids’ health. Together, we can change the future. To learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and your local children’s hospital, visit cmnhospitals.org.

About International Dairy Queen Inc.

International Dairy Queen Inc., (IDQ), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the parent company of American Dairy Queen Corporation and Dairy Queen Canada, Inc. Through its subsidiaries, IDQ develops, licenses and services a system of more than 7,000 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 20 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which is led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire.