Miracle Treat Day raises money for Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

The annual Miracle Treat Day took place on Thursday at all 44 Dairy Queen locations in Saskatchewan. Eric Beck / Global News

Today, 100 per cent of every Blizzard treat sold across Saskatchewan will be donated to help kids have better access to health care.

Aug. 9 marked the 16th annual Miracle Treat Day at all 44 Dairy Queen locations in the province.

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The proceeds go towards the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Last year, $258,000 was raised in Saskatchewan.

“It’s hard not to want a Blizzard when it’s this hot. It’s very easy. Who doesn’t like a Blizzard or ice cream on a summer day,” Saskatoon Dairy Queen general manager Annette Klassen said.

“Come in and buy one and you’re able to give back to local children, cause the money all stays local.”

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The children’s hospital is now 87 per cent complete and slated to open next fall.

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