A record-breaking number of Smiles: Tim Hortons® raises a record $10.56 million throughout national Smile Cookie Campaign, $8365 to be donated to the Dennis Moore Centennial Park
Restaurant owner(s) from Estevan are donating 100% of proceeds from sales of Smile Cookies to Dennis Moore Centennial Park this fall
TORONTO, October 6, 2020 – Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians across the country combined broke a new Smile Cookie record by raising $10.56 million for local charities across the country.
This year in Estevan, local Tim Hortons restaurant owners Mandy and Ryan Irwin (at the King Street location) and Joanne Willows (at the 4th Street location) and guests helped raise $8365 to support the Dennis Moore Centennial Park. This completes year two of a five year commitment to the park. “In the past we have supported different local charities such as breakfast programs, St Joseph’s Hospital Foundation and Estevan Family Center. Last year we decided to switch it up a bit and do something that would really leave a legacy in the city. The park is coming along nicely and we are excited to see it come along over the next few months.” said Mandy Irwin.
“We are so grateful to Tim Hortons for supporting our community. The money raised by Smile Cookies helps us invest in infrastructure programs that help children and families in our community,” shared Mayor Roy Ludwig.
“We were absolutely blown away by the generosity of Canadians for our annual Smile Cookie campaign,” says Tim Hortons Chief Marketing Officer Hope Bagozzi.
Tim Hortons restaurant owners across Canada will be presenting their local charity partners with Smile Cookie cheques throughout the next month.
Smile Cookie Campaign Facts
• In 2019, the Smile Cookie campaign raised a record $9.8 million across Canada
• For over 24 years, Tim Hortons restaurant owners and guests have been spreading smiles. The Smile Cookie campaign began in 1996 to help raise funds for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital in Ontario
• Nationally, Tim Hortons restaurant owners support over 550 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie campaign
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TimHortons.ca/smile-cookie for a list of local charities benefiting from the Smile Cookie campaign
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About TIM HORTONS®
In 1964, the first Tim Hortons® restaurant in Hamilton, Ontario opened its doors and Canadians have been ordering Tim Hortons iconic Original Blend coffee, Double-Double ™ coffees, Donuts and Timbits® in the years since. Over the last 55 years, Tim Hortons has captured the hearts and taste buds of Canadians. Tim Hortons is Canada’s largest restaurant chain operating in the quick service industry serving over 5 million cups of coffee every day with 80% of Canadians visiting one of nearly 4,000 Tim Hortons in Canada at least once a month. More than a coffee and bake shop, Tim Hortons is part of the Canadian fabric and guests can enjoy hot and cold specialty beverages – including lattes, cappuccinos and espressos, teas and our famous Iced Capps™ – alongside delicious breakfast, sandwiches, wraps, soups and more. Tim Hortons has more than 4,800 restaurants in Canada, the United States and around the world. For more information on Tim Hortons visit TimHortons.ca.