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Honey Dew Donuts National Donut Day

Posted 05/25/16

HONEY DEW DONUTS® TO OFFER A FREE (UP)BEAT CANCER CHOCOLATE FROSTED DONUT ON NATIONAL DONUT DAY!

                                   Customers that purchase any medium drink or larger will receive a free donut on June 3rd

Plainville, MA (MAY 25, 2016)- In honor of National Donut Day on June 3rd, Honey Dew Donuts® is pleased to offer customers a FREE (Up)Beat Cancer Donut with the purchase of any medium sized beverage.  A customer favorite, the (Up)Beat Cancer donut is a chocolate frosted variety decorated with red and blue sprinkles, the colors that symbolize the Joe Andruzzi Foundation’s (Up)Beat Cancer philosophy. The donut was specially created by Honey Dew in 2014 for the Joe Andruzzi Foundation. Participation and substitutions may vary.

“National Donut Day is our favorite way to celebrate one of our nation’s beloved treats”, says Honey Dew Founder and President, Richard Bowen. “This year we’re happy to give customers an (Up)Beat Cancer donut on the house with a medium beverage purchase! The (Up)Beat Cancer donut is a tasty way to bring awareness to the charitable work the Joe Andruzzi Foundation accomplishes all year in supporting families braving and battling cancer.”

Celebrated the first Friday in June every year, National Donut Day was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to recognize those who served donuts to American soldiers in France and Germany during World War I. In recent years, it has become one of the nation’s favorite food holidays!

“We look forward to National Donut Day, every year,” said, Joe Andruzzi. “Our partnership with Honey Dew Donuts allows us to provide support and awareness to the cancer patients and families serve through the Joe Andruzzi Foundation.”

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation, founded in 2008, is committed to providing help, hope, and a reason to smile for cancer patients and their families by contributing financial and emotional support when it is needed most, as well as funding pediatric brain cancer research. During the year, proceeds from the sales of the (Up)Beat Cancer donut go directly to the foundation. To date, Honey Dew Donuts has contributed over $80,000 to the foundation. For more information about the partnership with Honey Dew Donuts® and he Joe Andruzzi Foundation, please visit the Honey Dew Donuts website.

ABOUT HONEY DEW DONUTS®
Founded in 1973 by Richard Bowen, Honey Dew Donuts® is New England’s largest locally owned coffee and donut shop chain with over 140 locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. For more information, visit www.honeydewdonuts.com. Honey Dew Donuts® is a registered trade name of Honey Dew Associates, Inc.  Stay in touch by becoming a fan of Honey Dew Donuts® on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

ABOUT THE JOE ANDRUZZI FOUNDATION:
The Joe Andruzzi Foundation, founded in 2008, is committed to providing help, hope, and a reason to smile for cancer patients and their families by contributing financial and emotional support when it is needed most, as well as funding pediatric brain cancer research. Joe Andruzzi, a former three-time Super Bowl winning offensive guard with the New England Patriots, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Burkitt’s lymphoma in 2007 and was treated at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Disease-free less than a year later, Joe dedicated his life to supporting other cancer patients and funding life-saving research. The Joe Andruzzi Foundation is Joe and his wife Jen’s second philanthropic effort; in 2003, they started the C.J. Buckley Brain Cancer Research Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital in memory of C.J. Buckley, a young man with an inoperable brain tumor who touched their hearts before losing his battle in 2002. The fund supports much-needed, innovative research into the molecular nature of pediatric brain tumors, novel treatment therapies and alternatives to multiple surgeries. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit: joeandruzzifoundation.org, or visit their Twitter and Facebook pages.

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