Buy A Donut To Support Special Olympics Canada

Buy A Donut To Support Special Olympics Canada

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 08:00

Tim Hortons partners with Special Olympics Canada to create Special Olympics Donut for Global Day of Inclusion

Help support Special Olympics athletes by purchasing the Special Olympics Donut on July 20 – all proceeds support Special Olympics programs nationwide 

  • On Saturday, July 20, Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada are releasing a limited edition donut to support and celebrate Global Day of Inclusion
  • Global Day of Inclusion began in 2018 and together Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada are raising awareness to empower 47,500 Canadians with intellectual disabilities to reach their full potential
  • This year’s donut was created by 26-year-old Special Olympics athlete Tori Ranson, whose creation was chosen from more than 400 submissions.
  • Tori’s donut features a cruller sliced in half and filled with whipped topping and is decorated with vanilla fondant and red sprinkles. 
  • Tori is an active member of the Georgetown and Milton Special Olympics clubs.


  • On July 20, guests can purchase a Special Olympics Donut at participating restaurants with all proceeds going towards Special Olympics in Canada
  • Tim Hortons has been a proud national partner of Special Olympics Canada since 2016
  • Tim Hortons is the Lead Corporate Sponsor of Special Olympics Canada’s youth programs Active Start, for 2- to 6-year-olds, and FUNdamentals, for 7- to 12-year-olds
  • There are more than 47,500 children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability currently participating in Special Olympics programming 
  • The second annual Global Day of Inclusion will rally the world to #ChooseToInclude, so all people are included and recognized for what they CAN do, instead of what they can’t

Join the Day of Inclusion Conversation

  • Share a picture of your Special Olympics Donut on social with hashtag #ChooseToInclude and tagging @SpecialOCanada and @TimHortons for a chance to win.
  • Solo posts have a chance to win a $50 TimCard and sports team posts have a chance to win a $100 TimCard