Funds donated to the recovery, restoration and rebuilding of Southern Alberta
June 26, 2013
today announces a multi-level support program, reinforcing the company's unwavering commitment to aid flood-damaged
communities, with national, provincial and grassroots initiatives.
Rallying to support their fellow Albertans,
restaurant owners have created a special
donut, with 100 per cent of the sales from the
baked good going directly to Red Cross flood relief efforts. The
is a vanilla dipped, bloom donut with a venetian cream center, topped with strawberry bark. Available for a limited time at participating Alberta restaurants beginning this
Friday, June 28
"Our thoughts continue to be with all those affected by the floods in
, Vice President,
. "As a company deeply rooted in community partnerships,
is committed to continuing our on-the-ground community and national support efforts, to assist those affected by the floods, as well as those working tirelessly on the front line."
Beginning today, Canadians wishing to help, can text "FLOOD" to 45678 to donate
with all proceeds going to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund, the same initiative to which
has also committed to donate
"We are very fortunate to have exceptionally generous guests, staff and restaurant owners and a community that is anxious to find ways to support the recovery efforts taking place throughout
," added Anthony.
restaurant owners and the company will continue to support volunteer efforts in flood affected communities throughout the rebuilding process by assisting on-the-ground with delivering food, brewed coffee, and lending a hand for as long as is needed until Alberta is back on its feet.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
based on market capitalization, and the largest in
. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry,
appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots, specialty teas, fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of
March 31st, 2013
had 4,288 systemwide restaurants, including 3,453 in
, 808 in
the United States
and 27 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at
Image with caption: "100 per cent of the sales from
Tim Hortons Alberta Rose
donut will go to support Red Cross flood relief efforts (CNW Group/
)". Image available at: