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Orange Sprinkle Donut campaign to donate half of proceeds to James Smith trust fund

By Bailey Sutherland  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Tim Hortons is showing support for those affected by the recent tragedy in James Smith Cree Nation with their Orange Sprinkle Donut campaign. Half the proceeds raised in Saskatchewan will go towards the James Smith Cree Nation Trust Fund. The other half of funds raised between Sept. 30 and Oct. 2 will be donated to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and the Orange Shirt Day Society. During last year’s fundraising campaign, more than one million Orange Sprinkle Donuts were sold across Canada by 1,500 restaurant owners, raising $1.6 million in support of Indigenous charities. This year, Tim Hortons in Saskatchewan have chosen to direct half of all raised funds to support the James Smith Cree Nation Trust Fund, which is being established

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