Timothy's Brews a Way to Give Back to the Community

    TORONTO, Sept. 26 /CNW/ - Timothy's World Coffee presents its second
annual LatteBené day on Thursday, September 27th. Timothy's will donate all
proceeds of LatteBenés sales on that day to Habitat for Humanity Canada.
    "We believe in the importance of giving back to the community through the
great work done by Habitat for Humanity Canada," said Becky McKinnon,
Executive Chairman of Timothy's World Coffee. "We invite everyone to come out
for a LatteBené and to help support Habitat."
    For over 30 years, Timothy's has established partnerships with coffee
farmers and their communities. All LatteBenés are made with 100% Rainforest
Alliance Certified coffee, which supports growers in Brazil who are dedicated
to the careful and sustainable use of the land.
    "We are excited about this year's LatteBené day and deeply appreciate
Timothy's commitment to improving communities," said David Hughes, President
and CEO, Habitat for Humanity Canada. "People can treat themselves to a latte
and help Habitat for Humanity help deserving families in Canada and around the
    Timothy's is also offering a contest amongst its employees. The top five
stores for the selected categories will be awarded the opportunity to visit
Guatemala and participate in a Habitat build.


    Timothy's World Coffee is a pioneer in producing the highest standard of
specialty coffee in North America. For the last 30 years, Timothy's has
roasted the finest Arabica beans from throughout the world in its own roasting
facility. These beans are roasted to highlight the unique characteristics of
the land in which they were grown. Roasting coffee beans is an exact science
and Timothy's rigorous testing ensures that each batch is roasted to
perfection. This results in specialty coffee with the richest aroma and
flavour possible. The demand for Timothy's products in North America has
resulted in over 100 million cups of Timothy's World Coffee being served
annually in a variety of formats. Timothy's - Perfection in every cup!


    Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national, non-profit, faith-based
organization working for a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to
live. The mission of the organization is to mobilize volunteers and community
partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means
to breaking the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Canada was founded in
1985, consists of over 30,000 volunteers and 72 affiliate organizations from
coast to coast, and is a member of Habitat for Humanity International which
spans 93 countries, has built over 225,000 homes, and is now building a new
home every 21 minutes.

For further information:

For further information: Ana Francisco, Optimum Public Relations,
ana.francisco@cossette.com, (416) 934-8425; Marina Baric, Timothy's World
Coffee, marinab@timothys.com, (416) 638-3333 ext. 247

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