Dog House restaurant raises money for Children's Miracle Network

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Thursday was a tasty way to help out a local hospital.

The Dog House in Greenville donated 100-percent of its sales Thursday to the Children's Miracle Network.

CMN helps sick and injured kids and their families from across eastern Carolina who are being treated at the James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital in Greenville.

Thursday's event was part of the restaurant's first-ever day of giving.

The restaurant owner, Wes Shepherd, also owns several Jersey Mike's in eastern Carolina. They recently hosted a 'Day of Giving' in March and raised more than $85,000 for CMN.

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A local hot dog joint is raising money for children in the hospital.

The Dog House in Greenville is donating 100% of its sales to the Children's Miracle Network on Thursday, May 16.

It's part of the restaurants first-ever Day of Giving and to celebrate its grand-opening in Greenville.

Restaurant owner, Wes Shepherd, also owns several Jersey Mikes in Eastern Carolina. The sandwich chain recently hosted its own Day of Giving in March and raised more than $85,000 for the Children's Miracle Network.

The Children's Miracle Network helps sick and injured families from across 29 Eastern Carolina counties who are being treated at the James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center.

Shepherd says he hopes to sell at least 2,000 hot dogs on Thursday to benefit patients.

The restaurant is located at 327 E Arlington Blvd in Greenville and is open from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.