Dorney Park Cares Raises $10k for Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital

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1st ever Winter Chill Out event gave guests exclusive park access back in March 

(ALLENTOWN, PA) April 4, 2024 – Leaders from Dorney Park delivered a ten-thousand dollar check on Thursday to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.

The small presentation held in the hospital lobby in Allentown featured Snoopy, Dorney Park Vice President & General Manager Jessica Naderman, and Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital President Anne Baum.

Dorney Park says that the money for the donation was raised during their first ever Winter Chill Out event held back in March.

During that event guests, purchased a ticket for behind-the-scenes tours and a peak at the park’s new roller coaster, Iron Menace, with 100% of the proceeds going to the hospital.

Both Dorney Park and Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital are dedicated to raising funds to help with the healing, comfort, and care of our region’s children.

“We are honored to partner with Dorney Park through this exciting event as they bring together the community in anticipation of the Iron Menace roller coaster,” said Anne Baum, president of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital. “We are thrilled to be the beneficiary of Dorney Park’s inspiring efforts which will support local patients and families and help us deliver exceptional care.”

Park leaders say that they’re committed to showing the community that Dorney Park Cares. This month, the park will also host fundraisers for Second Harvest Food Bank and the Eagles Autism Foundation. More information about those events can be found at


About Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom offers Pennsylvania’s best value – Two Great Parks All in One. With over 100 rides, shows, and attractions, guests can enjoy seven thrilling roller coasters, the largest collection of kids’ rides in Planet Snoopy™, and one of the country’s top-ranked water parks, featuring 26 exhilarating water slides and two giant wave pools. Special themed festivals and the region’s best Halloween event make Dorney Park the ultimate destination for creating unforgettable memories.

About Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) includes 13 hospital campuses, four in Allentown, two in Bethlehem, one in Easton, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton, two in Pottsville, one in Dickson City, and one in Lehighton, Pa.; 28 health centers; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices; 20 ExpressCARE locations including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE; pharmacy, imaging, home health, rehabilitation and lab services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care for adults and children, burn care at the Regional Burn Center; kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer, orthopedics, neurology, complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and robotic surgery in 10 specialties. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute and Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute physicians provide the most advanced treatments. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute is a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance (MSK Cancer Alliance), an initiative that helps community providers improve the quality of cancer care and offers access to MSK clinical trials. Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, the community’s first and most trusted children’s hospital, provides access to the most pediatric specialties in the region and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) is ranked 27th in the country for orthopedic care and among the top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report. LVH is also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the Allentown metro area for the 10th year in a row. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, LVH–17th Street and LVH–Muhlenberg are the region’s only Magnet® hospitals for nursing excellence. Additional information is available by visiting or following us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. For more information, see


Information provided to TVL by:
Ryan Eldredge