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Smile Cookie campaign is back at Chilliwack and Hope Tim Hortons

Last year’s fundraiser earned $17,000 for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation
Tim Horton’s smile cookie campaign starts Sept. 13, when the $1 purchase price of every fresh-baked chocolate-chunk smile cookie sold in Chilliwack and Hope will support the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation. (Black Press file photo)

Cookies can taste good while doing good.

The Tim Hortons Smile Cookies campaign is back and supporting heath care in Chilliwack and Hope, starting Sept. 13.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Smile Cookie campaign has raised more than $60 million for charities, hospitals and community programs across the country - with a record-breaking $11 million in 2020. Last year, cookie craving residents and local Tim Hortons restaurant owners raised over $17,000 for the hospitals in Chilliwack and Hope, and plan to beat that number this year.

For one week, the iconic chocolate chunk cookies topped with pink and blue icing drawing out a smile will be available at every Tim Hortons restaurant across the country for only $1 each. All of the proceeds from each cookie is donated to local charities in which the restaurants operate.

“We are ecstatic that the local Tim Hortons owners have chosen to support the hospitals in Chilliwack and Hope again this year,” explained Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation Executive Director, Liz Harris. “The response from the community last year was fantastic and we hope to help increase this year’s campaign.”

Funds raised this year will go to support the greatest equipment needs in area hospitals. FVHCF is working to raise $1 million towards replacing a Radiographic Fluoroscopy Unit for Chilliwack General Hospital and needed patient beds for Fraser Canyon Hospital.

READ MORE: It’s Smile Cookie week and funds raised will support Chilliwack General Hospital


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