Tim Hortons donates $100,000 to support victims of the Lac-Mégantic disaster
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 Lac-Mégantic.
"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 needed."
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
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