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Detroit Red Wings, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop bring back Red Wings Donut

by Anne Hayes / Detroit Red Wings
DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings and Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop are pleased to announce the return of the “I Love the Red Wings” Donut, a specially-themed Vanilla Dip donut decorated with red and white sprinkles. The Red Wings Donut will be available in all Detroit-area Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurants beginning February 10 through 14.


Proceeds from the sale of the special team donut will benefit The Detroit Red Wings Foundation. The Red Wings Foundation provides funds and resources to worthy causes that contribute to the growth of the sport of hockey.

Since the “I Love the Red Wings” Donut was launched in 2010, more than $22,000 has been raised for the Red Wings Foundation. This year local Tim Hortons owners have set a goal of raising another $20,000 from donut sales.

“We are thrilled to be able to help support our Detroit professional sports teams, including the Red Wings,” said Walter Bender Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop local owner. “The team’s support of the growth of hockey is a mission that would make our founder and namesake, Tim Horton, proud.”

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is the official coffee of the Red Wings and the official coffee served at Joe Louis Arena. The limited-time-only Red Wings Donut retails for $.85.

New in 2012, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is a presenting sponsor for the Red Wing’s first ever outdoor practice on February 18 at Clark Park. Fans interested in winning tickets can enter online at: www.detroitredwings.com/timhortonsclarkpark.

 

About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based specialty coffees including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of October 2, 2011, Tim Hortons had 645 restaurants in the United States and 3,871 restaurants systemwide. For more information, visit www.timhortons.com.

Detroit Red Wings Foundation Overview
The Detroit Red Wings Foundation is an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, a 501 (c)(3) organization. The Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of our community by providing funds and resources to worthy causes that contribute to the growth of the sport of hockey.

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