Five years after he started the first Starbucks Farmer Support Center in Asia, Alan Tong talks about Yunnan Single Origin coffee’s journey from bean to barista.
After a childhood in foster care, Sokah Marrero makes connections at Starbucks. This story is a first-person account of a partner on the Youth Leadership Council, which you can read more about here.
After his stepfather’s suicide, Esai Sanchez works to destigmatize depression. This story is a first-person account of a partner on the Youth Leadership Council, which you can read more about here.
Suspended for drugs in high school, Austin Amos is now enrolled in the Starbucks College Achievement Plan. This story is a first-person account of a partner on the Youth Leadership Council, which you can read more about here.
As part of that initiative to provide opportunities in underserved communities, Starbucks will open locations in 15 areas across the United States by the end of 2018. On Dec. 4, partners in Trenton, N.J., will open the company’s ninth such store.
A performing arts program for teens in foster care, service dogs for children with disabilities and a global effort to help children in extreme poverty are among the 27 charities that will receive a $25,000 grant as winners of the Upstanders Challenge.
As the season of giving good continues, Starbucks stores will serve beverages in a new red holiday cup for a limited time, featuring a white heart framed by two hands coming together.
Six designs based on archive prints debut in the limited-edition holiday collection. Starting Nov. 21, customers can purchase the limited-edition Liberty Fabrics & S’well bottles, featuring beloved iconic prints by renowned luxury design house and retailer Liberty London Fabrics.