DFW News


By Tricia White 

Throughout September, DQ® restaurants in Texas are raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) in a yummy campaign.

The Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council will donate $1 to CMN Hospitals in Texas for every valid #ActsofSweetness Instagram post shared in September, with a total donation up to $75,000. For 75 years, DQ restaurants in Texas have been friendly, gathering spots where fans enjoy delicious treats and eats and create fond memories.

Participating is easy for all Dairy Queen® fans and begins with choosing a favorite Blizzard® Treat.

  • Between September 1-30, 2022, visit a DQ® restaurant in Texas and order a Blizzard Treat.
  • Take a picture with the Blizzard Treat and post on Instagram as a post. Be sure your profile is set to public.
  • Include #ActsofSweetness and tag @DairyQueenTX in the post.
Emma from San Angelo

When DQ fans share their “Acts of Sweetness” photo on Instagram, DQ restaurants in Texas will help create new possibilities for kids. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Texas include:

Hendrick Children’s Hospital in Abilene

Dell Children’s Ascension in Austin

Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth in Beaumont

Christus Southeast Texas – Jasper Memorial in Jasper

The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

Texas Children’s Hospital – Houston

Driscoll Children’s Hospital – Corpus Christi

Children’s Health – Dallas

Medical Center Hospital – Odessa

Emmalee from San Antonio

Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s – Temple

United Regional – Wichita Falls

Shannon Medical Center – San Angelo

UMC Children’s Hospital – Lubbock

Christus Trinity Mother Frances – Tyler

Cook Children’s – Fort Worth

El Paso Children’s Foundation

Texans also can support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the Lone Star state with a donation in any amount to CMN Hospitals through DQTexas.com/ActsofSweetness. In addition, Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council will match donations made online Sept 1 – 30, 2022. Giving back has never been so sweetly simple and delicious. So, enjoy a Blizzard Treat today and help fund critical life-saving treatments and healthcare services for children in Texas.

Axle from Wichita Falls

About Children’s Miracle Network 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. To learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and your local children’s hospital, visit cmnhospitals.org.

About Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council 
The Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council is a nonprofit organization made up of DQ franchisees operating in Texas. The Council develops the advertising and marketing program for DQ franchisees in Texas and controls the Texas Country Foods menu along with managing supply/distribution for the nearly 600 DQ restaurants in Texas. The DQ restaurants in Texas are franchised by American Dairy Queen Corporation and the DQ franchise system includes more than 7,000 franchised locations in the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries, including the nearly 600 DQ restaurants in Texas. 

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