OAKVILLE, ON, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Tim Hortons and its restaurant
owners announced today it is donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red
Cross to help relief efforts following the train explosion in
"We are mourning the loss of life and devastation from this terrible
tragedy," says Michael Nadeau, Vice President, Quebec and Atlantic
Operations. "The damage caused by the fires has left the entire
community struggling to recover, and we hope this donation will help
the Canadian Red Cross provide the assistance that is desperately
Tim Hortons restaurant owners in the community will continue to support
efforts on the ground by providing food, coffee and water to residents.
"We are very fortunate to have exceptionally generous guests, staff and
restaurant owners who are standing strong with the community of
Lac-Mégantic," says Nadeau.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in
Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant
industry, Tim Hortons 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, Tim
Hortons had 4,288 systemwide restaurants, including 3,453 in Canada,
808 in the United States and 27 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More
information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. Follow Tim Hortons on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timhortons.
SOURCE: Tim Hortons
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