Tim Hortons Smile Cookies are making a return from November 13-19 to once again help a local organization, but this time, the cookies will have a festive twist.

Back in May, the previous Smile Cookie campaign helped to support the Airdrie Health Foundation (AHF); but with this week-long event, 50 per cent of the proceeds will go toward the Airdrie Food Bank while the other 50 per cent will go towards Tim Horton’s Foundation Camps.

The cookies are white chocolate sugar cookies with red and green sprinkles.

Christine Taylor, Marketing Communication Manager for the Airdrie Food Bank explained this is the first time a Smile Cookie campaign will be helping the food bank out.

"It's going to help us with the funds that we need right now. We're very excited to know that 50 per cent of the proceeds will be coming to us. We're very excited to be chosen to be part of this new cookie campaign."

All proceeds from the smile cookie campaign within Airdrie, Crossfield and CrossIron Mills Mall will go toward the food bank. 

"We will be thrilled with whatever the outcome is because this is the first time they've done the holiday cookie, we do know that the smile cookie has been wonderful for the Airdrie Health Foundation."

The last Smile Cookie campaign fundraised  $49,418.55 for the AHF.

If you are interested in purchasing a large amount of smile cookies, you are able to pre-order the cookies by clicking HERE.

A few months ago, the Airdrie Food Bank put out a call for help when it came to donations, and that call was answered.

"We will be able to support our community right up until the holiday season."

Taylor is confident more donations will come in during the holiday season that will help them all the way into spring.

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