How we partner with Tim Hortons to put smiles on faces all year long

Pay It Forward


Today may mark the start of this year’s annual Smile Cookie Week, but the folks at Tim Hortons put a grin on our faces all year long (and not just when we start the day with our standard double-double)!

We’re proud not only to count Tim Hortons franchises across the country among our valued clients, but also to join them in serving the community as a partner of Tim Hortons® Foundation Camps (Tims Camps) since 2014.

A Payworks staff outside a Tim Hortons location smiling and holding a Camp Day badge that says “Resilience”.

This year marks Tim Hortons’ 60th anniversary, and ever since they first opened their doors, “the intention was to create a place where anyone could go at any time and feel at home.” Since then, they’ve paid their success forward – at home and across the world. Tims for Good is “a platform focused on building a more sustainable path forward through three lead commitments: to people and communities, to the planet, and to food and beverage quality.”

For us, this just means more opportunities to give back together!

Since the inception of our Pay it Forward (PIF) program – where all staff receive two paid days off to volunteer for an organization of their choosing – Camp Day has been a Payworks staff fan favourite as a great place to spend a PIF day. All proceeds from Camp Day support Tims Camps in “bringing the power of camp to a new generation.” On their PIF days, our folks from coast to coast provide in-store support at Tim Hortons locations in their local communities, helping to spread the word about Tims Camps and encourage donations.

Four Payworks staff on the golf course in front of a sign that says “I Heart Tims Camps”.

Those summer vibes keep glowing at Tims Camps golf tournaments across Canada, where our teams are excited to hit the links in support of this excellent cause. Keep an eye out for us as a Diamond sponsor of the Atlantic Golf Invitational in Wallace, NS this August!

And of course, who could forget Smile Cookie Day? Every year at Tim Hortons, “100% of proceeds of our chocolate chunk cookies, hand decorated with smiles, are donated to local charities chosen by Tim Hortons restaurants.” Needless to say, Smile Cookie Day is a perfect fit for our crew (who loves to give back and also has never been known to turn down a li’l snack), so we’re always game to treat the team.

A Payworks staff in the office holding a Tim Hortons Smile Cookie.

“We’ve been a client of Payworks’ since 2015, and recommend their system as it’s user-friendly, easy to manage and navigate, and aligns with the needs of our business. Our CSR is friendly and readily available to help us whenever we need. Payworks has also worked closely with our management team to support Tim Hortons charitable initiatives. Their financial support and willingness to volunteer on Camp Day and during Smile Cookie week is greatly appreciated!”

  • Shareventures Portage Inc. (Tim Hortons)
    Headingley, MB

Happy Smile Cookie Week to our friends at Tim Hortons all across the country – thanks for all you do all year round to keep our communities thriving (…and caffeinated)!

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