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Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada Celebrate Global Day of Inclusion Efforts


Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada Celebrate Global Day of Inclusion Efforts

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TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - On Wednesday August 29 at 9am, Tim Hortons will present Special Olympics Canada with a cheque for the proceeds from the exclusive Special Olympics Donut, which was available on July 21 to commemorate Global Day of Inclusion, designed in collaboration with Savannah, a 14-year-old Alberta-based Special Olympics athlete.

Tim Hortons (CNW Group/Tim Hortons)

The Global Day of Inclusion aims to help create a world where all individuals are recognized and included. Special Olympics Canada is proud to announce that, with the help of Tim Hortons as its Official Partner of Day of Inclusion, a total of $121,000 was raised for Special Olympics daily and year-round community programs across the country, which enrich the lives of Canadians with intellectual disabilities through the transformative power of sport.



Special Olympics:

Alma Loken, 5 y/o Special Olympics Athlete and a face of the 50th Anniversary campaign, and mother Melanie Cote Sharon Bollenbach, CEO, Special Olympics Canada

Tim Hortons:

Marwan and Angela Hage, Tim Hortons Restaurant Owners

Axel Schwan, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Tim Hortons

Chris Brigleb, Head of Finance, Tim Hortons


Hockey Hall of Fame Tim Hortons - 30 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1X8


9am on Wednesday August 29


In celebration of Special Olympics 50th anniversary and Global Day of Inclusion, Tim Hortons collaborated with Special Olympics to create a donut designed by a Special Olympics athlete, which was sold across the country at all participating locations on July 21, Global Day of Inclusion.


About Special Olympics Canada 
The Canadian chapter of this international movement is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through the transformative power and joy of sport. Operating out of sport clubs in 12 provincial and territorial Chapters, this grassroots movement reaches beyond the sphere of sport to empower individuals, change attitudes and build communities. From two-year-olds to mature adults, more than 45,000 athletes with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics year-round programs across Canada. They are supported by more than 21,000 volunteers, including more than 16,000 trained coaches. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @SpecialOCanada.

Tim Hortons®, part of Restaurant Brands International, is one of North America's largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of guest 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. Tim Hortons has more than 4,700 system wide restaurants located in Canada, the United States and around the world. More information about the company is available at


Special Olympics Canada (CNW Group/Tim Hortons)

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