July 18, 2013
/CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods and Dempster's® are teaming up to give Canadians the ultimate National Hot Dog Day experience on
July 23, 2013
, with consumer promotions, online contests, and activities that support local charities to reduce hunger in
"We can't think of a better summer tradition than celebrating National Hot Dog Day with Canadians from coast-to-coast," said
, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods. "Maple Leaf and Dempster's have some great events lined up to recognize and thank our fans, including giving away more than
worth of prizes, while working together to support food-based not-for-profit agencies across
Maple Leaf and Dempster's are hosting the following events to celebrate National Hot Dog Day with Canadians:
- National Hot Dog Day Teaser Twitter Party: On July 22, between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., tweet live with fellow hot dog lovers across Canada and enter to win over $500 in prizes, including Maple Leaf cooler bags, Maple Leaf Top Dog® air mattresses and "Free Hot Dogs for the Summer" coupon prize packs. Watch for the hashtag #HotDogDay and follow @MapleLeafFoods and @Dempster's to learn more and join the fun.
- Online Buy One, Get One Free Offer: Throughout the month of July, Maple Leaf is distributing thousands of Buy One, Get One Free coupons to help Canadians save in store in celebration of National Hot Dog Day. For more information, visit Maple Leaf Foods and Dempster's® Facebook pages on July 23.
- Donation to local charities: Maple Leaf and Dempster's® will donate a portion of the proceeds from every purchase of Maple Leaf hot dogs and Dempster's® hot dog buns on National Hot Dog Day to food banks across Canada.