DQ® is providing you with an excuse to eat ice cream, not that you need one, especially since it's National Ice Cream Month.

Dairy Queen fans are encouraged to continue the 20-year tradition of making miracles happen for children and their families by visiting their local DQ to celebrate Miracle Treat Day on July 27.

Grab your bestie, your significant other or even your dog and head to Dairy Queen for Miracle Treat Day!

For every Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day at participating DQ locations, $1 or more will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children’s hospitals across North America.

Donations raised stay in the local communities to fund exceptional programs and services, vital pediatric equipment and therapies for children treated.

Each year, the DQ system donates millions to local children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada, according to its website.

"All contributions from Miracle Treat Day go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for your local hospital to directly help kids in your community," DQ states on its website.

In North Dakota, donations will go to Sanford Children's Hospital in Fargo. Sanford Children's Hospital-Fargo provides the most advanced and specialized pediatric care for children in the state of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.

Shodair Children's Hospital in Helena is proud to have been designated as Montana's only Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Buy a Blizzard Treat. Bring health and hope to local kids.

Visit DQ.com for more details on this exciting event and to find a participating U.S. restaurant in your area.

And you should try my favorite DQ® Blizzard-Banana Split w/Oreos! You can thank me later.

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