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Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign is Back – Supporting over 26 Charities Across the U.S.

Every year, Tim Hortons guests and restaurant owners rally together behind the weeklong Smile Cookie campaign. The annual campaign sees 100% of proceeds from each Smile Cookie — a chocolate chunk cookie topped with pink and blue icing drawing out a smile — purchase donated to local charities.

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Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ Campaign is Back - Supporting over 26 Charities Across the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)

Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ Campaign is Back – Supporting over 26 Charities Across the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)

Last year, a record $325 thousand was raised to support over 26 charities and hospitals. Back again for its 24th year, Tim Hortons Smile Cookie week is a much-anticipated event in so many U.S. and Canadian communities.

“Given how challenging this year has been for everyone, we feel honored to be able to contribute to the local charities and organizations that do such vital work in our communities,” says Ricardo Azevedo, President of Tim Hortons, North America. “The annual support we see from guests around our Smile Cookie program is always inspiring, but this year will be all that more meaningful.”

To participate in this year’s Smile Cookie campaign, visit your local Tim Hortons restaurant or place a digital order through the Tim Hortons app and/or website.

For a full list of local charities benefiting from Tim Hortons annual Smile Cookie campaign, visit www.timhortons.com/smile-cookie. Guests can also show how they are supporting the annual campaign by using #SmileCookie hashtag on social media.

Smile Cookie Campaign Facts

  • For over 24 years, Tim Hortons restaurant owners and guests across North America have been spreading smiles.
  • The Smile Cookie campaign began in 1996 as a way to help raise funds for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital in Ontario and has grown to become a major fundraising event at Tim Hortons Restaurants in Canada and US.
  • Nationally, Tim Hortons Restaurant owners support more than 26 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie campaign.
  • Last year, the Smile Cookie campaign raised $325,000 across US.
  • Join the conversation online and share your smiles on social media using the hashtag #SmileCookie.

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.

Contacts

Alison Brod Marketing + Communications

Adrianna Lauricella

tims@abmc-us.com