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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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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
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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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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
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
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
• 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
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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