Vote for doughnuts
blog by S.J. Velasquez • November 03, 2012 @ 9:41am
Exercise your civic duty Tuesday—if not for America, then for the free doughnut.
Tim Hortons street team members will also be popping up at participating polling stations with free breakfast foods, asking voters if they prefer doughnuts and coffee over muffins and lattes. Results from the breakfast poll will appear on Tim Horton’s U.S. Facebook page.
“Casting your vote in any election is important and we want voters to know that we appreciate their participation,” Tim Hortons U.S. executive vice president Mike Meilleur said in a statement. “If you show up to the polls and vote this Election Day, we’re more than happy to reward you with a free treat.”
On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, Tim Hortons will give away free doughnuts to active and inactive military members. No purchase is necessary, but vets need to either be in uniform or present their military IDs.
Speaking of doughnuts and members of the military, the Marine Corps and Dunkin’ Donuts will collaborate in this year’s Toys for Tots. For each $1 donated to the cause, a customer will receive a patriotic doughnut, and proceeds will go toward buying holiday gifts for underprivileged kids in Western New York.
Photo courtesy of Flickr / MSVG.