Media Release – October 14, 2020
Innisfil, ON – Local Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians across the country broke a new Smile Cookie record raising $10.56 million for local charities.
David Blackmore, owner of the Tim Hortons located in Cookstown and Thornton along with Amit Seth, owner of the Tim Hortons located in the Tanger Outlets in Cookstown, joined forces and raised $7,375.00 through the sale of Smile Cookies. The funds will be distributed equally to support the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library & Essa Public Library.
“Thank you so much to our amazing community! We are so grateful to the teams at both Tim Hortons locations, and all those who purchased a Smile Cookie. We’re fortunate to live in a generous community whose members recognize the need to support local community organizations,” said acting CEO Susan Baues of Innisfil ideaLAB & Library.
“Thank you so much to every single person who purchased and ate cookies during the 2020 Smile Cookie campaign. We are so appreciative of the community and what they can do when they come together,” said Laura Wark, CEO of Essa Public Library.
All of the proceeds will go directly to programs and services at the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library and the Essa Public Library.
“We were absolutely blown away by the generosity of Canadians for our annual Smile Cookie campaign,” said Tim Hortons Chief Marketing Officer Hope Bagozzi.
Smile Cookie Campaign Facts
- Nationally, Tim Hortons restaurant owners support over 550 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie campaign.
- Visit ca/smile-cookie for a list of local charities benefiting from the Smile Cookie campaign.