Free Donut for Seniors at Dunkin Donut with AARP Card, Coffee Purchase
Dunkin deal with AARP will last nationwide through February 28, 2013
March 5, 2012 – It has been well established by researchers that coffee is the favorite drink
of America’s senior citizens. Now, there is a hot deal being offered nationwide by Dunkin’ Donuts to give any senior with a valid AARP
membership card a free donut to enjoy with any large or extra large hot coffee they purchase.
The deal between Dunkin’ Donuts and AARP kicked off on March 1 and will continue through
February 28, 2013.
"AARP is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit organizations in the country, says John
Costello, Chief Global Marketing and Innovation Officer at Dunkin' Brands. “As America's coffee and donut leader, we are pleased to
help make any time of day a little sweeter for millions of AARP members with a free donut with our famous hot coffee."
"Our new relationship with Dunkin' Donuts is a welcome addition to the many benefits that come with being an AARP
member," said Angela Jones, Senior Vice President of Corporate Relationships at AARP Services, Inc., the
wholly-owned subsidiary of AARP. "We believe Dunkin' Donuts' 'sweet' offer is just one more way our members can enjoy more for less."
Dunkin' Donuts reports it is the leading baked goods and coffee chain in the world, selling 1.5 billion cups of hot and
iced coffee and more than 1.9 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS donut hole treats every year.
Dunkin' Donuts says it uses 100 percent Arabica coffee beans, and the company's coffee specifications are recognized by
the industry as a superior grade of coffee. Dunkin' Donuts was recently ranked number one in customer loyalty in the coffee category for the
sixth consecutive year by the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index. Today, there are more than 7,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in 36
United States, plus the District of Columbia.
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 regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored 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 six years running. The company has more than
10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global system-wide sales of
approximately $6.5 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:
DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit
About AARP AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that
are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to
either political campaigns or candidates. We produce AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's
largest-circulation magazine with over 35.1 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's millions of members and Americans
50+; AARP VIVA, the only bilingual U.S. publication dedicated exclusively to the 50+ Hispanic community; and our website, AARP.org. AARP
Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands
of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia,
Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
About AARP SERVICES, INC. AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for
and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by
independent providers as benefits to AARP's millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products,
travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home,
mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging;
special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; legal services; and long term care insurance. AARP Services also engages in new
product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.
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