Tim Hortons contributes $100,000 to Philippines disaster relief

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Tim Hortons today announced that the Company and its restaurant owners will make a $100,000 donation to support emergency disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.  The Company will also encourage team members and guests to contribute to the relief efforts through in-restaurant communications.

The donation will be directed to the Red Cross in support of its efforts to assist the victims and help with the recovery process.

"Our deepest sympathies go out to all those affected by this terrible tragedy," said Marc Caira, president and CEO, Tim Hortons.  "The needs in the Philippines are enormous and our contribution reflects the importance of the critical relief and recovery efforts underway as we keep the victims and their families in our thoughts."

Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
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, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products.  As of September 29, 2013, Tim Hortons had 4,350 systemwide restaurants, including 3,500 in Canada, 817 in the United States and 33 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

SOURCE: Tim Hortons

For further information:

Media Contact:   

Alexandra Cygal, Tim Hortons
(905) 339-5960, cygal_alexandra@timhortons.com


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