News

Tim Hortons sends kids to camp

Two Elk Valley kids will get to go to camp this summer after another successful camp day at Tim Hortons in Fernie.

Volunteers from the community helped out on Wednesday, making coffee, cleaning tables and serving at the drive-thru window.

All coffee sales went towards the Camp Day cause.

In total, over $3,700 was raised which will send Isabella Dicken Elementary School kids Taylor Robson, 10 and Dakota Armstrong, 10 to Kananaskis Children’s Ranch from August 10 to 19 this year.

Kristine Hovind-Pelletier, owner of Tim Hortons in Fernie, said the day was really successful.

“What a mess the weather was! But we actually still did quite well considering we couldn’t do a couple of our larger outdoor fundraising events because of the rain,” she said.

Camp day is the one-day a year when Tim Hortons restaurant owners across Canada and the United States donate every penny from coffee sales to the Tim Horton Children's Foundation. Last year, camp day raised more than $9.7 million.

The proceeds send kids, who could otherwise not afford it, on a camping trip of a lifetime.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

District of Sparwood shuts down Well #3 due to selenium levels
 
Cities target gaps in care for mentally ill
 
NDP Leader tours Teck mines
Fund set up for deceased man’s family
 
Archaeological open house July 13 at Lemon Creek Pithouse Village
 
Students invited to open house
Destroyed by fire
 
Prince Rupert students complete work on healing and reconciliation gift to government
 
Liberals, NDP spar over MMBC recycling rollout

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.