Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas Franchisees Partner with The Shade Tree to Hold School Supplies Drive for Shelter Children

Items Collected during drive will help supply the shelter’s annual “Back to School Shopping” event

WHAT:            

Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees are extending a helping hand by hosting a school supplies drive for The Shade Tree. Beginning on August 1 and running through August 14, 2014, guests can donate school supplies to any of the Southern Nevada Dunkin’ Donuts locations. All donations collected will help supply The Shade Tree’s annual “Back to School Shopping” event at the shelter.

Items need include: paper, pencils, crayons, colored pencils, erasers, pencil boxes, folders, binders, and gently used uniforms or clothing for boys and girls.

WHO:              

Dunkin’ Donuts, the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain.

WHEN:            

Friday, August 1 through Thursday, August 14, 2014.

WHERE:           

All Southern Nevada Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants (excluding Fremont Hotel & Casino and Las Vegas Outlet Mall kiosk).

CONTACT:      

Latoya Bembry

The Ferraro Group

702.367.7771 / cell: 278.1000

About The Shade Tree

For 25 years The Shade Tree, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their pets affected by domestic violence and crisis in the Las Vegas valley. As the only organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada and is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 6,000 women and children safe shelter each year. To learn more about how you can support The Shade Tree, please call (702) 385-0072 or visit www.theshadetree.org.  For the latest news and events on The Shade Tree follow them at https://www.facebook.com/TheShadeTreeLV or Twitter @ShadeTreeVEGAS.

About Dunkin’ Donuts

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 hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced 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 eight years running. The company has nearly 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries worldwide. 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.