What’s better than a cookie that tastes good? A cookie that does good! Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign is back supporting charities in communities across the country, including Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation – one of 550 Canadian charities, hospitals and community programs supported through the annual campaign. This year, Tim Hortons restaurants in Owen Sound are supporting The Women & Child Care Unit at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound Regional Hospital.
For one week, from September 14th – 20th, restaurant owners donate the full $1 from every freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie purchased to support charities in their community. Guests can complete a form to place pre-orders for Smile Cookies through their restaurants in Owen Sound.
“We are encouraging everyone to purchase a smile cookie this year. It is amazing what $1 can do,” says Michele Turcotte, Director Surgical & Women Child Programs, Grey Bruce Health Services. “The community’s support will help our smallest patients get the best start possible in life, and we are honoured that Tim Hortons has chosen to donate the smile cookie funds to help us deliver and care for newborn babies.”
“We are thrilled to be able to offer our customers an easy way to support our local Labour and Delivery services here in Owen Sound. Knowing we have all the equipment needed in a safe and comfortable environment for mothers and babies is important,” Says Louise Harshman, local Tim Horton’s owner. “I speak for all Owen Sound locations when I say our decision to support the Owen Sound Hospital is deeply rooted. We are proud to be part of this community.”
“The real magic behind the Smile Cookie Campaign is the local impact and we’re excited to be able to support local charities, hospitals and community programs again this year. Our guests, restaurant owners and their team members can feel incredibly proud knowing that the money raised during the campaign directly supports local Tim Hortons communities,” says Mike Hancock, Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons.
Smile Cookie Campaign Facts
· In 2019, the Smile Cookie campaign raised a record $9.8 million across Canada
· For over 24 years, we’ve been spreading smiles – the Smile Cookie Campaign began in 1996 to help raise funds for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital in Ontario
· The Smile Cookie Campaign and has grown to become a major fundraising event at Tim Hortons Restaurants
· Nationally, Tim Hortons Restaurant owners support 550 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie Campaign.