August 6th, 2013
10:23 AM ET

Strangers Buy Thousands of Coffees for Others

In today's edition…when a cup of Joe goes a long way.

It all started a few days ago, when a man walked into a Tim Hortons coffee shop in Edmonton, and bought cups of coffee for the 500 people behind him!

Since those first 500 cups, the feat has been repeated by different people again, and again at Tim Hortons locations all across Canada: 500 cups purchased in Blairmore, 500 cups in Ottawa, hundreds of cups in Calgary, Chestermere, and High River.

Thousands of cups have been given out in all.

Tim Hortons’ says this isn’t some kind of promotion; this is just random people, offering to buy coffee for strangers.

The best part, Tim Hortons says, is that the people getting the free coffee are overwhelmingly taking their money, and dropping it into the donation box at the registers for underprivileged children.

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