September 17 2018 - September 23 2018
For Immediate Release
News from The Snowsuit Fund
BUY A TIM HORTONS SMILE COOKIE & SHARE YOUR WARMTH WITH A CHILD
The Snowsuit Fund teams up once again with Tim Hortons Annual Smile Cookie Campaign
Ottawa, ON – September 17, 2018 – For one week starting today, you can help underprivileged kids stay warm during our cold winters with one simple act – by buying a freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1 at participating Tim Hortons restaurants in Ottawa. 100 per cent of proceeds are donated to The Snowsuit Fund.
The Smile Cookie Campaign is one of the largest fundraisers for The Snowsuit Fund and has helped raise more than $1 million since 2000; that works out to over 25,000 snowsuits!
“The Snowsuit Fund could not deliver the critical service it provides to children in our community without the support of events like these,” said Mark Ford, Chair of The Snowsuit Fund. “We are very fortunate to have this important partnership with Tim Hortons – a true leader in community building.”
“We know a great cause when we see one,” said Susan Dennison, Tim Hortons Restaurant Owner. “We are honoured to support The Snowsuit Fund in making sure children in our community do not have to go through winter without the basic necessity of a snowsuit. Get a smile, give a smile!”
Want to do your part? Simply purchase cookies from participating Tim Hortons restaurants in Ottawa between September 17-23. Buy some for yourself, your family, the office; you can even make a bulk order (Smile Cookie Pre-Order Form 2018 (1)) if you provide a minimum of 48 hours to get your delicious cookies ready for pick-up. Put that sweet tooth towards a good cause!
And don’t forget to use #SmileCookie and #SnowsuitFund on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to show your smile (and your support) for The Snowsuit Fund!
About The Snowsuit Fund
Now in its 38th year of operation, The Snowsuit Fund is an Ottawa-based charity that endeavours to meet the challenge of keeping underprivileged kids warm during our cold winters. Relying entirely on the dedication of a small core staff, volunteer Board of Directors and the countless caring groups and individuals who give their time, money and talent, The Snowsuit Fund purchases and distributes over 16, 000 snowsuits annually to children in need, 15 years and under, in Ottawa.
Media are invited to a rare behind the scenes look at The Snowsuit Fund’s depot during our Smile Cookie campaign kick-off!
When: Wednesday, September 12, from 11:30am -12pm
Where: The Snowsuit Fund Depot, 225 Donald St, Unit 134 (back of the building, through the red door)
Who: Mark Ford, Snowsuit Fund Board Chair; Susan Dennison, Tim Hortons Restaurant Owner
What: Media will be given a tour of our client service area where our team of dedicated volunteers give out the snowsuits, as well as our warehouse area where our inventory of thousands of snowsuits is stored! You’ll also hear a few brief remarks about the Tim Hortons Annual Smile Cookie Campaign and The Snowsuit Fund. And of course, coffee and cookies will be available!
The Snowsuit Fund