Uncasville, CT (April 24, 2023) – Today, the Connecticut Sun announced its partnership with Dunkin’.
“Dunkin’ has a long history of fueling athletes at the collegiate and professional levels. Women’s basketball is so beloved here in Connecticut and we thrilled to partner with the Connecticut Sun,” said Michelle McDonough, senior manager, Dunkin’ Field Marketing. “We look forward to teaming up with the Sun on a number of community initiatives and are proud to have players and their fans run on Dunkin’ all season.”
Dunkin’ will be participating in and sponsoring several activations for fans throughout the 2023 season. The first and most robust activation will be Dunkin’s participation in the Connecticut Sun’s “Steals for Meals” program*. Additionally, Dunkin’ will be sponsoring two Connecticut Sun Basketball for Free clinics.
Dunkin’ will be getting fans involved in the action, as well. In addition to giving gift cards to youth groups the Connecticut Sun partner with, during seven Connecticut Sun home games this season, Dunkin’ will be giving away $5 gift cards to every fan sitting in Section 17 in Mohegan Sun Arena.
“The Dunkin’ team is helping us take our fight against food insecurity to more neighborhoods in-need and making an investment in getting our local communities’ active with free youth basketball clinics. We are very fortunate to continue to find partners who believe in and bolster what we are doing on and off the court. ” – Morgan Tuck, Connecticut Sun Director of Franchise Development and Assistant General Manager
*To be announced at a later date
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel, and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category for 16 years running. The company has more than 12,600 franchised restaurants in 40 countries worldwide. Dunkin’ is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
The Connecticut Sun tip off the 2023 season on Friday, May 19 at the Indiana Fever at 7:00PM EST.
Established in 2003, the Connecticut Sun is a professional women’s basketball team in the Women’s National Basketball Association that takes residence at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit www.connecticutsun.com or call 1-877-SUN-TIXX.