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					                                                                   Tim Horton Children's Foundation

 Tim Horton Memorial Camp           Tim Horton Children's Camp     R.R. #2, 264 Glen Morris Rd. E.
 Parry Sound, Ontario, 1975      Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, 1988   St. George, ON N0E 1N0

                                                                   Tel: 519-448-1248
                                                                   Fax: 519-448-1415

                                                                   timhortonchildrensfoundation.com




 Tim Horton Children's Ranch     Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton
  Kananaskis, Alberta, 1991          Quyon, Québec, 1994




 Tim Horton Camp Kentahten
Campbellsville, Kentucky, 2001
                                   Tim Horton Onondaga Farms
                                     St. George, Ontario, 2002                                                                    Cert no. XXX-XXX-000
                                                                                                                                                         10%
                                                                                                                                                               Year in Review   2009
                                                                            Charitable No. Canada: 11926 4885 RR0001 USA: (501(c)) 31-1681446
At Work in Your Community
This year marks the 35th Anniversary of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation, and it has been a year of Growth and Achievement.
Close to 14,000 children attended camp with the Foundation in 2009. A year like this would not be possible without the Dedication of        Mission: The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation is dedicated to fostering within our children
the Tim Hortons Store Owners and Staff, Tim Hortons Corporate Employees, THCF Staff, suppliers, local youth serving organizations and       the quest for a brighter future.
the many friends of the Foundation.
There are 1 in 6 children living in economically disadvantaged homes across Canada and the United States who do not have access to
opportunities that develop lifelong skills. These children often do not have the Support they need to grow into positive citizens in
their communities.
                                                                                                                                            Tim Horton Children’s Foundation Values
Camp with the Foundation provides economically disadvantaged children with an environment they can thrive in. Campers learn
Teamwork and Cooperation, while building their self-confidence and trust in themselves. Campers learn about developing Friendships
                                                                                                                                            Our Values:
while at camp and discover talents they never knew they had. While living in the camp community campers learn to take Responsibility
for themselves and their surroundings, and are inspired to show Leadership with their peers.
                                                                                                                                            We are Child Centered
In 2009 the Foundation:                                                                                                                     We do things for the right reasons, in support of our children and the quality of their experience.
- focused attention on increasing our high standards for exceeding our campers expectations through a top notch camp experience
- revised internal business processes to maximize our efficiency and better serve the camps and the community                               We Model Excellence
- continued to communicate our mission and success stories to our donors and stakeholders as well as thank them for their ongoing support   We pursue excellence in everything we do. We are continuously improving to better serve our mission.
We would like to extend our sincere Appreciation to each Store Owner, Donor and Friend of the Foundation for your continued support.
It is due to your Generosity that the Foundation is able to touch the lives of children in communities across Canada and the United         We Inspire
States. Your kindness is echoed throughout the many testimonials and stories you will read in this Year in Review. Thank you for making     Our Children, Store Owners, Staff and Supporters grow through their relationships and achievements with us.
our 35th year of “fostering within our children the quest for a brighter future” a resounding success.
                                                                                                                                            Our Purpose is Clear
                                                                                                                                            We respect and carry on the strong legacy of our original supporters and founders.
     “Thank you so much for sending me
                                                                            Bill Moir                                  Dave Newnham
    to camp. I have become a better and                                                                                                     We use our Resources Wisely
      a stronger person thanks to you!”                                                                                                     We ensure our finances, our people, our facilities, our supplies and equipment are used to their best advantage.
             - Tara, 2009 THCF camper
                                                                            President                                  Vice-President




2     2009 Year in Review                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Year in Review 2009   3
Achievement   At a Tim Horton Children’s
              Foundation camp children
              experience an environment that
              encourages growth and learning.
                                                     “Over the past few days I have gained confidence and learned how to
                                                     work as a team. It was fun trying to earn our great beads by doing
                                                     new activities. It was sometimes a challenge, but fun no matter
                                                                                                                           “Camp has taught me to be a better person. I’ve learned to
                                                                                                                           be responsible, and be a leader. I’ve set goals and I’ve been
                                                                                                                           more careful with the environment. Camp has changed
                                                                                                                                                                                                 What Kids Need to Succeed
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Grounded in its extensive research in youth development,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 resiliency, and prevention, the Search Institute has identified 40
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Developmental Assets that represent the positive experiences,
                                                     what. I think when I leave camp I will know how to be a team          the way I see things. I still don’t like mosquitos though.            opportunities, and personal qualities that all young people need
              The following stories of success                                                                                                                                                   to avoid risks and become caring, thriving and responsible adults.
                                                     player, and I’ll be a more confident person.”                         Thank you for this opportunity.”
              and achievement at camp show                                                                                                                                                       Children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds often
              how the Foundation has such a          - Morgan, THCF camper, White Rock, British Columbia                   - Ryan, THCF camper, Lasalle, Québec                                  do not have access to youth programs and activities that build
                                                                                                                                                                                                 these assets and foster positive development. Foundation camps
              powerful impact on children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 are asset-rich environments where children experience an
                                                                                                                                                                                                 intense dose of these benefits that are crucial to their growth.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Asset Number 14:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Adult role models
               “I learned a lot here at camp, but the thing                                                                                                                                      At a Tim Horton Children's Foundation Camp:
               I learned the most was facing my fears.                                                                                                                                           THCF Counsellors model positive behaviour and provide an
               I learned to face deep water and climb about                                                                                                                                      environment where campers feel safe and welcome.
               40 feet up the climbing tower. If I never
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Asset Number 16:
               came to this camp I think I would still be                                                                                                                                        High Expectations
               scared. I would like to say that this camp
                                                                                                                                                                                                 At a Tim Horton Children's Foundation Camp:
               chased away my fears, and replaced it with                                                                                                                                        With the encouragement of their peers and counsellors,
               happiness. Thank you so much.”                                                                                                                                                    THCF programming teaches campers to strive to do their best.
               - Thabesa, THCF camper, Concord, Ontario       “You have sent my daughter to camp this past June            “Julia is often my right hand at home. She was nervous when she       Asset Number 33:
                                                              and given her one of the best opportunities. She was         left but came back more excited than I had ever seen her.             Interpersonal Competence
                                                              able to meet, see, learn, try, grow and experience           She enjoyed meeting new friends, doing the low ropes and kayaking,    At a Tim Horton Children's Foundation Camp:
                                                              things that I as an adult never have. To do things like                                                                            Campers learn to work in a team atmosphere and interact with
                                                                                                                           all of which have helped her build her self-confidence. Thank you     other campers in a positive way, while learning to respect others’
                                                              this for so many deserving children you are a blessing.
                                                                                                                           Tim Horton Children’s Foundation for providing my daughter with the   feelings and opinions.
                                                              You are letting them know anything is possible; to reach
                                                                                                                           opportunity of a lifetime.”                                           Asset Number 38:
                                                              higher, dream bigger, and that the sky is just the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Self-esteem
                                                              beginning.”                                                  - Catherine, parent of THCF camper, St. John’s, Newfoundland
                                                                                                                                                                                                 At a Tim Horton Children's Foundation Camp:
                                                              - Sarah, parent of THCF camper, Erie, Pennsylvania                                                                                 Campers take part in activities that teach goal setting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 achievement allowing them to gain confidence and improve their
                                                                                                                                                                                                 self-worth.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Asset Number 40:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 A positive view of personal future
                                                                                                                                                                                                 At a Tim Horton Children's Foundation Camp:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Campers learn skills that allow them to see their future as bright
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and full of opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. The Search Institute, 2006, “40 Developmental Assets for Middle Childhood (ages
                                                                                                                                                                                                 8-12)”, www.search-institute.org/developmental-assets-tools


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Dedication                                                                           Gordon Sinclair, Kirkland Lake, Ontario

                                                                                     For Store Owner Gordon Sinclair of Kirkland Lake, being part of Tim Hortons
                                                                                                                                                                     Laura Perry & Yves Forget, Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec

                                                                                                                                                                     Giving back to the community is what drives Tim Hortons Store Owners,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gary & Karen Wilson, Sydney, Nova Scotia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tim Hortons Store Owners Gary & Karen Wilson are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dedicated to providing a fun and positive camp experience
                                                                                     is a great way to positively affect his community. Every Friday morning at      Laura Perry and Yves Forget. This year was their 15th anniversary of
                     Store Owners make camp possible for                                                                                                                                                                                                           for the children in their community who attend a
                                                                                     the store a group of retirees meet for coffee and gather money to donate to     joining the Tim Hortons family, and it was also their best Camp Day!
thousands of children each year. Your commitment to the                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation camp. Each year at the Camper Orientation
                                                                                     the THCF coin box. Sadly, one of the club members, Alex, recently passed        With combined efforts from their staff and volunteers from the community,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Meeting the Wilsons make sure the night is a first class
Foundation allows children in our communities to learn                               away at the age of 92. The club still meets every Friday, but their donations   they were able to go above and beyond to help raise additional funds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   affair. Campers are greeted by a clown, balloons and gift
and grow in a positive camp environment. We would like to                            to the Foundation are now made in memory of Alex, with Gordon generously        Christmas came early as Santa Claus greeted customers, staff created
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   bags full of goodies, while parents receive a Tim Hortons
express our genuine appreciation to each of you for your                             matching their donations. Over his ten years in the business Gordon has         beautiful window treatments and local firefighters took time out of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   gift certificate. The venue is decorated from top to bottom
continued dedication. Thank you.                                                     seen first hand the positive changes in the children who return from camp.      hectic schedules to help wash windshields. When Laura was asked why
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and there are Tim Hortons snacks and beverages for
                                                                                     He has seen an increase in confidence and self-esteem and remarks, “I don’t     Camp Day meant so much to her, she replied, “Not only do we touch the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   everyone to enjoy. The Wilsons purchase a backpack for
                                                                                     think there is anything out there that provides for kids what the Tim Horton    lives of children in our community by sending them off to experience new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   each of the children they sponsor and fill it with camp
                                                                                     Children’s Foundation does.”                                                    things, but we give them the opportunity to create memories that will last
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   necessities and give it to them before they head to camp.
                                                                                                                                                                     for the rest of their lives.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Their enthusiasm for the Foundation has a ripple effect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   throughout their whole community, which can be seen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   each year on Camp Day.




                                                                                               Agata Gawrzyjal, Calgary, Alberta
                                                                                               Chad Jenkins, St. Albert, Alberta
                                                                                               Nancy Etcheverry, Cochrane, Alberta

                                                                                               The 19th Annual Tim Horton Children’s Ranch Golf
                                                                                               Tournament was a great success this year. During the
                                                                                               live auction, participants had the chance to bid on and                   Ray Miranda, Springville, New York
                                                                                               purchase large items for the camp. Tim Hortons Store
                                                                                               Owners Agata Gawrzyjal, Chad Jenkins, and Nancy                           This summer at Tim Horton Camp Kentahten, a camper named
    Tim Hortons Store Owners Mark & Cheryl Moore at Tim Horton Camp Kentahten with
                   the campers they sponsored from Stratford, Ontario.                         Etcheverry purchased three new horses for the Ranch’s                     Thomas made an impromptu speech at dinner. The inspiration
                                                                                               Horse Program. Heather Bates, General Manager at the                      for his speech was Tim Hortons Store Owner Ray Miranda’s
                                                                                               Ranch believes this is an example of Store Owners going                   generosity and help before camp even started! Thomas did not
                                                                                               above and beyond. She says, “The Store Owners feel a                      have enough clothing for the 10 day trip to camp, so Ray took
                                                                                               real connection to the Ranch, and continue to show their                  Thomas and his mother shopping for new clothes and camp
                                                                                               support in such generous ways.” In return for purchasing                  necessities. Thomas was so appreciative of Ray’s kindness that he
                                                                                               the horses, each Store Owner was given the opportunity                    felt moved to tell his camp peers about it. Ray noted that Thomas        From left to right: Tim Hortons Store Owner Scott Milsap, Senior Regional Vice President
                                                                                               to name their horse; there will soon be 3 new horses                                                                                                 Western Canada Jim Preston and Regional Marketing Manager Greg Skelly enjoying
                                                                                                                                                                         seemed like an introverted boy before camp, but was happy to
                                                                                               named Patrick, Zydam and Jamberry at the Tim Horton                                                                                                                              a cup of coffee on Camp Day.
                                                                                                                                                                         hear of his confidence to speak in front of the whole camp. Ray’s
                                                                                               Children’s Ranch!                                                         kindness is a great example of Store Owners going above and
6       2009 Year in Review                                                                                                                                              beyond for children in their communities.                                                                                               Year in Review 2009         7
Teamwork
The Foundation’s Community Partnership Program
                                                                       Mary Kendrick, L.E. Shaw Elementary School, Avonport, Nova Scotia

                                                                       “Attending this camp has been an experience that many students would not
                                                                       otherwise have. The students realized the importance of teamwork and trusting
                                                                                                                                                            Debbie Sinclair, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cranbrook, Cranbrook, British Columbia

                                                                                                                                                            “We made an amazing discovery this summer at the Tim Horton Children’s Ranch where frequent smiling and building
                                                                                                                                                            a child’s self-confidence is always on the menu! Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Boys & Girls Club partnered with the
                                                                       others to complete a task. Many of the students experienced the sense of family      Foundation to provide 21 children from Cranbrook with an experience of a life-time! The children thoroughly enjoyed this
addresses the need for more sponsored opportunities
                                                                       and their role in making that family function well. They now realize they have the   4 day camping opportunity where they interacted with friendly and professional staff while learning new activities and life
for children and youth living in economically                          opportunity to someday become leaders themselves.”                                   skills. Thank you to the Tim Hortons Store Owners & staff, donors, and volunteers for your support and contributions to
disadvantaged homes. By partnering with like-minded                                                                                                         this very valuable and unique program.”
agencies and schools the Foundation is able to reach
out to more children and youth year-round, and
provide a positive learning experience outside of their
homes and schools.
The Foundation has worked with many different
groups throughout the year. Here are some
testimonials from people who have seen the positive
effects of the Community Partnership Program:




                                          Tish Brookins, Youth Services Center at F.L. Olmstead Academy South, Louisville, Kentucky

                                          “Thank you for the wonderful time we had at camp. Our students learned and grew so much in the three
                                          days that we visited camp. They took away lifelong friendships and leadership skills. I greatly appreciate
                                          the service that you provide to at-risk students who would not have had the opportunity otherwise.”




                                                                                                                                                                Louise, grandparent of CPP camper, Ste-Adele, Québec

                                                                Beth Lougheed, Principal of Joseph Brant School, Brantford, Ontario                             “My granddaughter attended camp last weekend at Camp des
                                                                                                                                                                Voyageurs Tim Horton and I must tell you what a difference this
                                                                “Many of the students at Joseph Brant face issues of poverty and would never have               camp has already accomplished. I heard this morning at the
                                                                had an experience such as this without your generous support. The kids came back                Breakfast Club that all the kids who attended the camp were
                                                                to school with renewed relationships, a new sense of their individual self and a                sharing a sense of belonging together. They had this attitude of a
                                                                unified team of Grade 7 kids. This was such a positive experience that allowed the              team and were all smiles and energy. Thank you from the bottom
                                                                work we do in class to flourish. As the Principal I would like to personally thank the          of my heart for sowing confidence in these kids.”
                                                                Foundation for recognizing the need and supporting the students at our school.”

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Growth
  Growth
                                                                  Growing to meet the needs of our communities



     Tim Horton Memorial Camp expands to serve
     an additional 400 residential campers in the                                                                                                                                                                Serving More Children: Tim Horton Children’s
     summers to come                                                                                                                                                                                             Foundation serves a record number of children in 2009
     On August 16, 2009 Tim Hortons Store Owners and Friends of the Foundation came together to celebrate                                                                                                        A new milestone was reached in 2009, with close to 14,000 economically disadvantaged children
     and view the exciting expansion and renovation of the Tim Horton Memorial Camp in Parry Sound, Ontario.                                                                                                     participating in one of the Foundation’s Camp programs.
     The day involved tours of the new bunkhouse and the expanded Ontario House. Guests were excited to                                                                                                          This record number of children served was achieved by:
     see that the renovated and new areas were designed to add to the legacy and hard work of the original
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	Serving	more	children	in	week-long	camp	sessions	during	the	March	Break	period.	In	2009	this
     supporters, many who had physically contributed to the construction of the camp in the early days.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 	 program	reached	out	to	children	in	Alberta,	Manitoba,	Ontario,	New	Brunswick	and	Nova	Scotia.
     In addition, guests had the opportunity to experience the brand new Climbing Tower, Zip Line and High
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	Increasing	our	year-round	camp	usage,	outside	of	the	summer	season.	This	provided	more	groups	of
     Ropes adventure course that opened this summer thanks to the efforts of the Durham Region Tim Hortons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   economically disadvantaged children the opportunity to grow and learn through their experiences
     Hook’em and Hold’em Charity Tournament participants and committee members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   with the Foundation.
                                                                                                                   Expansion and renovation of the Tim Horton
                                                                                                                   Children’s Ranch in Kananaskis, Alberta.
                                                                                                                   Existing bunkhouses will be relocated to
                                                                                                                   provide accommodations for staff and
                                                                                                                   replaced by new bunkhouses for campers.
                                                                                                                   The Main Lodge will be expanded, and                                                                Expansion of the Youth Leadership Program through the establishment of a Youth Leadership
                                                                                                                   program areas will be enhanced.                                                                     Camp located in Manitoba. The facility would house all 5 levels of the Youth Leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Program, increasing the number of participants by 900 campers per year.




                                                                                                                               2010                                                    2011                                                                   2012                                                                    2013

                                                                                                                                                                Expansion and renovation of Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton in Quyon,                                                         Opening of a new Tim Horton Children’s Foundation
                       The newly built camper bunkhouse at the Tim Horton Memorial Camp in Parry Sound, Ontario.
                                                                                                                                                                Québec, through the addition of a fourth bunkhouse and renovations to                                                       camp in British Columbia.
                                                                                                                                                                the main dining lodge to serve an additional 200 residential campers.


                                                            This growth and bright future for so many more economically disadvantaged children is the direct result of the longstanding commitment of the Tim Hortons Store Owners
                                                                                       and supporters of the Foundation. It is your efforts that allow for more children to grow, learn and discover their best!
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                                                                                                                                  Thank you for your support.                                                                                                                                                           Year in Review 2009     11
Cooperation                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Appreciation
Each year the Foundation partners with close to 1,300 youth serving agencies and schools                                                                                                          At the Foundation we often hear from past campers letting us know of their success after
to help send economically disadvantaged children to camp. Our community partners                                                                                                            leaving camp. For these campers the skills they learned while at camp stayed with them as they
help us to find children who meet our criteria and would benefit from a camp experience.                                                                                                       moved into new stages in their life. The following is a letter written to the Foundation from a
Their hard work and dedication to the Foundation’s mission is greatly appreciated.                                                                                                                 participant of the Youth Leadership Program expressing his gratitude for the experience.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “Looking back to when I was 12 is not hard to do. That year I did
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       something special. I was invited to go to the Tim Horton Children’s
     The Prescott-Russell Services to                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ranch in Kananaskis, Alberta. The Ranch was an amazing place, great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       staff, amazing landscapes and views and most importantly leadership
     Children and Adults in Hawkesbury, Ontario,                                                                                                                                                                                       development	activities.	Growing	up	in	a	low-income	family	it	was	hard	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to relate to other kids when they spoke of vacations to Disneyland or
     is an organization that has gone above and beyond and sent 21 campers to a Foundation                                                                                                                                             anywhere else they went, as our family did not have a chance to go
     camp	this	year.	When	speaking	with	one	of	their	Community	Workers,	Marie-Claude	Bastide,	                                                                                                                                         anywhere outside of London. Through the Foundation I was not only able
     about her experience as a coordinator, she said that, “Being	aware	of	some	of	the	children’s	                                                                                                                                     to	attend	the	first	camp,	but	I	was	lucky	enough	to	be	put	through	their	
     difficulties,	we	knew	that	their	participation	in	camp	most	often	meant	a	much	needed	break	                                                                                                                                      Youth Leadership Program. The Leadership Program helped me step
     from adversity and a chance to aspire to more positive life experiences in the future. Some                                                                                                                                       out of my shell and really become the person I am today. I went to St.
     of our campers left for camp with very few belongings but came home with a bright smile                                                                                                                                           Clair	College	and	took	a	2	year	Broadcast	Journalism	program	and	I	now	
     and colourful stories to share. They will start the new school year with a positive attitude                                                                                                                                      work for an amazing radio station in London. I’m doing what I love to do
     and	improved	self-esteem.	It	was	great	to	notice	that	their	camp	experience	made	them	feel	                                                                                                                                       because someone cared to send me to camp 10 years ago. All I can say is
     unique, special and valued.”                                                                                                                                                                                                      THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to everyone who helps with Camp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Day,	and	to	people	like	Tim	Hortons	Store	Owners	Rose	&	John	Geraghty	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       who have supported the Foundation since they started their business.
                                                                                                              Marie-Claude at work with the
                                                                                                     Prescott-Russell Services to Children and Adults.                                                                                 It really does make a difference in people’s lives. I think I’m a perfect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       example of that.”
                                                                                                                                                           Lloyd (right) and Tim Hortons President & CEO and THCF Board Member                                   - Lloyd Fischer, Youth Leadership Program participant
                                                                                                                                                         Don Schroeder on Camp Day at the Tim Hortons store location that originally
                                                                                                                                                                                  sponsored Lloyd for camp.




For a complete list of the 2009 Community Partners
please visit www.timhortonchildrensfoundation.com
and follow the Community Partners link.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tim Horton Children’s Foundation Special Events
Generosity                                                                                                                                           Every year Tim Hortons Store Owners, Tim Hortons Corporate Staff and Foundation Friends volunteer their time
                                                                                                                                                       organizing and running fundraising events for the Foundation. These events make it possible for more children
Foundation Friends                                                                                                                                  to discover their potential while at camp. Your hard work and dedication is sincerely appreciated, and has a direct
In addition to the support of each Tim Hortons Store Owner chain wide, we would like to thank and recognize the                                                                                          impact on the children served by the Foundation. Thank you.
TDL Group Corp., Tim Hortons USA and the following companies and individuals for their significant contributions to
the Foundation. Your continued efforts make a Foundation camp experience possible for economically disadvantaged
children in all our communities.


     Arise Technologies Corp.         Dawn Food Products Canada      J.H. McNairn Packaging           Mother Parker's Tea & Coffee Inc.
     Atlas Paper Bag Co. Ltd          Eggsolutions                   JohnsonDiversey                  Nestle Professional
                                                                                                                                          Canada:                                   •	 11th	Annual	Bill	Joyce	Curling	Classic,   •	 Kinsmen	Club	of	Niagara-on-the-Lake   •	 Webster	Group	Fundraising	Event,
     Bunge Canada                     EK3 Technologies Inc.          Jostens                          Oakrun Farm Bakery Ltd.                                                          Halifax                                      Car Show, Niagara-on-the-Lake            Hamilton
                                                                                                                                          Alberta
     Bunn-O-Matic Corporation of      First Data Prepaid Services    JWT Enterprise                   Panasonic Canada Inc.                                                         •	 Nova	Scotia	Police	Association            •	 17th	Annual	London	and	St.	Thomas     •	 16th	Annual	Windsor/Essex	and
                                                                                                                                          •	 19th Annual Tim Horton Children’s
     Canada                           Frameworks Inc.                KAN-PAK LLC                      Parmalat                               Ranch Invitational Golf Tournament,       All Star Hockey Tournament                   Golf Tournament, Komoka                  Chatham-Kent THCF Golf Tournament,
     Campbell Co. of Canada                                                                                                                  Kananaskis                                                                                                                      Windsor
                                      Garland Canada                 Kimberly Clark                   Pepsico                                                                       •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Billiards            •	 9th	Annual	Mississauga	Store	Owner
     Canada Bread Company, Limited                                                                                                                                                     Tournament, Lower Sackville                  THCF Golf Tournament, Mississauga     •	 Wyldewood	Golf	Club	-	Member	Guest
                                      General Mills Bakeries and     Kraft Canada Inc.                Piller's Sausages & Deli Ltd.       •	 2009	Spring	and	Fall	Tim	Horton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Golf Tournament, Hornby
     Canadian Thermos Products Inc.   Foodservice                    Lassonde Beverages               Polyethics Industries Inc.             Children’s Ranch Horse Drive,          Ontario                                      •	 20th	Annual	Mitchell	Abbott
                                                                                                                                             Kananaskis                             •	 Being Active Fundraiser -                    Golf Tournament, Hamilton             Prince Edward Island
     Cascades Tissue Group            Georgia-Pacific Professional   Lockwood Foundation              Pricewaterhouse Coopers
                                                                                                                                          British Columbia                             Jack Donohue Public School, Kanata        •	 17th	Annual	North	Bay	Tim	Hortons     •	 Charlottetown Police Association
     Chase Paymentech Solutions       GFS Canada Group               Maidstone Bakeries               QSR Group Inc.                                                                                                                                                         All Star Hockey Tournament,
                                                                                                                                          •	 5th Annual British Columbia THCF       •	 Bernie	Hough	Memorial	Golf                   Golf Classic, North Bay
     Cloverville Enterprises Ltd.     Global Egg Corporation         Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Inc.   RBC Capital Markets                    Invitational Golf Tournament, Surrey                                                                                            Charlottetown
                                                                                                                                                                                       Tournament, Nobleton                      •	 9th	Annual	TDL	Walk/Run	for	the
     Club Coffee                      H.J. Heinz Company of Canada   Stephanie and Ryan Marshall      Rich Products of Canada Ltd.        •	 Street	Hockey	Tournament,              •	 7th	Annual	Black	Tie	Dinner	Dance,           Camps, Oakville                       Québec
     Conference Cup Ltd.              Horizon Milling                                                                                        Prince Rupert                             Toronto                                                                            •	 The 17th Annual Québec
                                                                     MasterCard                       Royal and Sun Alliance                                                                                                     •	 33rd	Annual	THCF	Invitational	Golf       Golf Tournament, Lachute
     Davies Ward Phillips and         Hosted Data Transaction        McTavish Travel                  SAP Canada Fund                     Manitoba                                  •	 Brant	County	OPP	Charity	Golf                Tournament, St. George
     Vineberg LLP                     Solutions Inc.                                                                                      •	 8th	Annual Tim Horton Children’s          Tournament, Brantford                                                              •	 2nd	Annual	TDL	Lachine	Walk/Run
                                                                     Mitchell and Abbott Group        Saputo Foods Limited                                                                                                       •	 Stonehaven	Manor	Fundraiser,	Kanata      for the Camps, Châteauguay
                                      InterAmerican Coffee           Ins. Brokers Ltd.                                                       Foundation Manitoba Open, Winnipeg     •	 3rd	Annual	Brantford	and	Area
                                                                                                      Scotiabank                                                                                                                 •	 TDL	Group	Corp.	Legal	Department
                                                                                                                                          New Brunswick                                Tim Hortons Store Owners Elimination         Fundraiser, Oakville
                                                                                                      Solis Mexican Foods                                                              Draw, St. George
                                                                                                                                          •	 Saint John Police Protective
                                                                                                      Solo Cup Canada                        Association All Star Hockey                                                         •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Fun	Walk,        United States:
                                                                                                                                                                                    •	 Camp	Day	Car	Cruise,	Mississauga             Ottawa
                                                                                                      Standard Life                          Tournament, Saint John                                                                                                       New York
                                                                                                                                                                                    •	 Camp	Day	Live	Auction	Store	#9,           •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Walk,	Guelph     •	 7th	Annual Western New York
                                                                                                      Sure Shot Dispensing Systems        •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Walk,                Cambridge
                                                                                                                                             Moncton                                                                                                                         Tim Horton Children’s Foundation
                                                                                                      TD Canada Trust                                                                                                            •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Walk,
                                                                                                                                                                                    •	 12th	Annual	Canadian	Black	Book                                                       Golf Tournament, Akron
                                                                                                                                          •	 Tim	Hortons	Camp	Day	Walk,                                                          	 Kitchener/	Waterloo
                                                                                                      TDL Group Corp.                                                                  Golf Tournament, Scarborough                                                       Ohio
                                                                                                                                             Saint John                                                                          •	 Tim	Hortons	Store	#	278	Camp	Day
                                                                                                      Tim Hortons Advertising and                                                   •	 4th	Annual	Durham	Region                                                           •	 The Jody Shelley THCF Golf Classic,
                                                                                                                                          Newfoundland                                                                              Fundraiser, Brantford
                                                                                                      Promotion Fund (Canada) Inc.                                                     Tim Hortons Hook 'em & Hold 'em                                                       Dublin
                                                                                                                                          •	 WDI Coffee Inc. Tim Hortons Store         Charity Tournament, Port Perry            •	 Tim	Hortons	Store	#	1282	Fall	Fair
                                                                                                      YoPRO Treats Inc.                      Fundraisers, Conception Bay South                                                      Fundraiser, Bobcaygeon
                                                                                                                                                                                    •	 Emery	Village	Breakfast	with	the
                                                                                                                                          Nova Scotia                                  Easter Bunny, Toronto                     •	 Toyota	Lids	for	Kids	Fundraiser,
                                                                                                                                          •	 20th Annual Atlantic Canada                                                            Cambridge
                                                                                                                                             Invitational Golf Tournament,          •	 9th	Annual	Hamilton	and	Area	Store
                                                                                                                                                                                       Owner Casino Night, Hamilton
                                                                              In addition to the donors listed here, the                     Tatamagouche

                                                                              complete list of 2009 donors can be found at
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Support                                                        Volunteer of the Year
                                                               Volunteers are a vital part of the success of the Foundation. Every project, task or
                                                               activity that our volunteers have worked on over the year has directly impacted the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tim Hortons Store Owners
                                                                                                                                                                                                        help Drive the success                                                 Friendship
                                                               experience of our children and youth while at camp. Thank you to all our volunteers!
                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the Horse Program!
 Tim Horton Memorial Camp                                                           Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton                                Tim Horton Camp Kentahten                              Tim Hortons Store Owner Rick Murray from Toronto, Ontario recently took part in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tim Horton Children’s Ranch’s Annual Horse Drive. The following is Rick’s account of
                                    •	Tim	Hortons	Store	Owner	and	key
                                      organizer of the Annual Durham Region                                                                                                                             what it was like to be a part of the two day horseback ride through the mountains.
                                      Tim Hortons Hook'em and Hold'em
                                      Charity Tournament
                                    •	proceeds	from	the	event	built	an
                                      Outdoor Adventure Program at the
                                      Tim Horton Memorial Camp in Parry Sound                                                                                                                           “Being	born	and	bred	around	Toronto,	you	have	a	keen	appreciation	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        for the beauty of the surroundings of Alberta. It is probably one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        most	exciting,	exhilarating	things	I've	ever	done.	The	first	morning,	our	
                                                                                                                                                  Georgetown College “Directions”                       adrenaline was pumping so hard that it was actually hard to catch your
         Kevin Lauzon                                                                      André Legal & Isabelle Blais
                                                                                                                                                           Participants                                 breath. What made the event so enjoyable was the work of the team in
                                                                                   •	volunteered	for	the	past	six	years	at	Camp                                                                         Kananaskis. They were so organized and professional that it gave you a
 Tim Horton Children’s Camp                                                                                                             •	throughout	the	summer	106	participants	and	staff	from
                                                                                     des Voyageurs Work Weekends
                                                                                                                                          Georgetown College stayed at Tim Horton Camp Kentahten
                                                                                                                                                                                                        feeling of comfort, regardless of the fact that you were miles from home
                               •	for	the	past	11	years	she	has	volunteered	her     •	Isabelle	is	a	wood	worker	and	has	built	a            and each student volunteered two hours to a service project   and in the middle of nowhere. The thing that makes me so proud to be an
                                 time and expertise as an interior decorator to      number of things for the camp such as shoe
                                 decorate the Atlantic Canada House for events,                                                         •	projects	completed	at	camp	include:	painting,                 Owner is knowing that the kids that go to this camp could not possibly be
                                                                                     boxes, cupboards, a podium, storage boxes
                               	 designing	the	office	space	and	providing	paint      and shelving in the arts & crafts cabin
                                                                                                                                          re-designing flower beds, pressure washing, building          in better hands. They will be experiencing activities that are so far out
                                 and decor items                                                                                        	 railings	for	stairs	and	finishing	siding	of	a	deck
                                                                                                                                                                                                        of their comfort zone, that they can't help but come back from camp a
                               •	also	volunteers	to	take	pictures	of	the	campers        Tim Horton Onondaga Farms                                            Home Office                                changed individual. The stories of what some of these kids experience on a
                                 during the Summer camp season
                                                                                                                                                                                                        daily basis is heart wrenching, so knowing that we may be the catalyst to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        something better is a great feeling.”
        Beth Johnston                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tim Hortons Store Owners Rick Murray (left) and Dave Bowman (right)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         participating in the Fall 2009 Horse Drive.
 Tim Horton Children’s Ranch
                                    •	set	up	a	partnership	between	Medicine
                                      Hat College and the Ranch for students to
                                      complete their Outdoor Leadership                                                                                                                                                                   About the Horse Drive:
                                      Program practicum while working as
                                      counsellors for March Camp                                                                                                                                                                          The Tim Horton Children’s Ranch includes its own herd of 50 horses that the Foundation owns and uses for the
                                                                                                   Sandy Van Rijn                                               Dava Parr                                                                 campers to learn to horseback ride. The herd lives on site at camp during the Spring and Summer, and spend the
                                    •	helped	develop	the	Environmental
                                      Program at the Ranch, as well as                                                                                                                                                                    Fall and Winter at a farm approximately 100 kilometres southeast of the camp. The camp organizes a Horse Drive
                                      facilitated the student practicum            •	has	volunteered	for	over	five	years	for	the
                                                                                                                                        •	volunteered	her	time	to	make	sure	all	camper	Yearbooks                                          at the beginning of the camp season and at the end of the season that involves a 2 day trail ride through the
                                                                                     Tim Hortons Family Picnic
                                                                                                                                        	 returned	to	the	office	as	‘undeliverable’	found	their	way
                                                                                   •	volunteers	at	the	Annual	THCF	Golf	Tournament,       to the campers                                                                                  mountains. During the Horse Drive participants ride alongside our Foundation wranglers through rugged terrain,
                                                                                     delivering fresh Tim Hortons coffee and snacks
                                                                                                                                        •	spent	countless	hours	phoning	family	members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          camp overnight at a checkpoint and help bring the horses to either their summer or winter home.
       Jo-Anne Reynolds                                                              to the golf course in the morning, as well as at
                                                                                                                                          and other contacts to determine the correct address
                                                                                     the dinner
                                                                                                                                        	 of	over	200	campers	to	re-send	the	Yearbook	to	them

                                  For a complete list of the 2009 Volunteers, please visit
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                                  www.timhortonchildrensfoundation.com and follow the Volunteer links.
Responsibility                                                                                                                                     Financial Summary                                                                     Tim Horton Children’s Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Board of Directors                                     Leadership
        Statement of Receipts and Expenditures                                                                                                  Building Fund Balance                                                                     Canada                              Michael D. Harris                      Tony Pigott                         Nick Javor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              22nd Premier,                          President & CEO                     Senior Vice-President,
                              (CAD 000's) Unaudited                                                                                                       (CAD 000's) Unaudited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chairman Emeritus                   Province of Ontario                    JWT Canada                          Corporate Affairs
                                                            Year Ended                                                                                                                     Year Ended                                     Ronald V. Joyce                                                                                                The TDL Group Corp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Co-Founder, The TDL Group Corp.     Paul House                             Donald B. Schroeder
                                             October 31, 2009        October 31, 2008                                                                        October 31, 2007          October 31, 2008         October 31, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Chairman                     President & CEO                     Allanna Kelly-Beaton
                                                 (Forecast)              (Actual)                                                                                   Actual                    Actual                  Forecast            President                           Tim Hortons Inc.                       The TDL Group Corp.                 Tim Hortons Store Owner,
Receipts                                                22,903                   22,514                                                                                                                                                   Bill Moir                                                                                                      U.S. Region
                                                                                                         Opening Balance                                                                               5,000                     7,159
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chief Brand and Marketing Officer   Richard A. Lan                         Brian Williams
 Operating Expenses                                     12,623                   11,281
                                                                                                         Additions to Fund                                                  5,000                      3,000                     1,500    The TDL Group Corp.                 President & COO,                       Sports Commentator, TSN             Frank Slavik
 Transportation Costs                                     3,729                    3,913                                                                                                                                                                                      Maple Leaf Foods, Bakery Division      & CTV Television                    Tim Hortons Store Owner,
                                                                                                         Deductions from Fund:
 Administrative Overhead                                  2,474                    2,054                                                                                                                                                  Vice-President                                                                                                 U.S. Region
                                                                                                            Parry Sound Renovation                                                                     (841)                 (5,107)                                          John Lederer
 Amortization                                             2,106                    1,912
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dave Newnham                                                               United States
                                                                                                            Kananaskis Redevelopment                                                                                         (1,000)      Tim Horton Children’s Foundation    CEO
 Interest (Income)/Expenses, Net                            (40)                      (95)                                                                                                                                                                                    Duane Reade Inc.                       Chairman Emeritus
                                                                                                            Kananaskis Water & Septic Upgrades                                                                                   (350)    Michele L. Allison                                                         Ronald V. Joyce
Total Expenditures                                      20,892                   19,065                                                                                                                                                   Tim Hortons Store Owner,            Charles Marcotte
                                                                                                         Closing Balance                                                    5,000                      7,159                     2,202                                                                               Co-Founder, The TDL Group Corp.
Net Surplus/(Deficiency) for the Period                   2,011                    3,449                                                                                                                                                  Ontario Region                      Tim Hortons Store Owner,
                                                                                                         The Building Fund is an internally restricted fund to be used for the purpose of expanding existing camps and for the
                                                                                                         construction of new camps.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Québec Region                          President
Added to Building Fund                                    1,500                    3,000                                                                                                                                                  Cindy Anderson                                                             Bill Moir
Added to General Fund                                       511                      449                                                                                                                                                  Tim Hortons Store Owner,            Miles Mattatall                        Chief Brand and Marketing Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Western Region                      Tim Hortons Store Owner,               The TDL Group Corp.
Administrative Overhead as a % of Receipts               10.8%                      9.1%                                                                                                                                                                                      Ontario Region
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Scott Cahill                                                               Vice-President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tim Hortons Store Owner,            Wayne E. Newson                        Dave Newnham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Atlantic Region                     President & CEO                        Tim Horton Children’s Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Icefloe Technologies Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Keith Conklin                                                              Wendy Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          President & CEO (Retired)           Gary W. O’Neill                        Tim Hortons Store Owner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nestle Canada Inc.                  President, Corey Craig                 U.S. Region
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Enterprises Ltd. & Tim Hortons Store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Owner, Atlantic Region




                                              The accompanying forecast financial information, including the statement of receipts and expenditures as of October 31, 2009 and October 31, 2008, is unaudited. Our audited financial
                                              statements, including all required disclosures and the report of our independent auditors are not presented herein. The accompanying financial information does not constitute our
                                              complete financial statements in that it omits the balance sheet, statement of net assets, statement of cash flows and notes to the financial statements. Please contact the Tim Horton
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                                              Children’s Foundation office to review audited statements.
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