On World Refugee Day, as Starbucks announces plans to hire 2,500 refugees in Europe, we are highlighting stories of refugees and their journeys to find new homelands. This is the story of Aref, a Starbucks partner working in France. His full name is being withheld.
For the fourth year in a row in honor of Pride Month, Starbucks raised its Pride flag over its SoDo headquarters Monday in recognition of the LGBTQ community.
When 26-year-old math teacher Adam Khan was growing up, he and his father Ishaq had a tradition: Every week, they’d sit at their favorite Starbucks in Reno, Nev., to catch up. It didn’t matter to Adam that he didn’t enjoy coffee nearly as much as his dad did – he simply loved their conversations.
Creating chalkboard signage is a tradition at Starbucks. Partners across North America are using their artistic talents to design chalk art highlighting the Cups of Kindness collection as part of Starbucks partnership with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.
Aubrey Everett loved to go to Starbucks with her aunt on the way to school. Over the years, Weston moved away but they stayed close. On Monday, Aubrey, who has cancer, and her aunt were reunited through Make-A-Wish at the original Starbucks store.
Starbucks has been both a launching and landing pad for rock musicians who seek the perks and paycheck of a steady job as well as and the accommodations their schedules require.
Starbucks will donate 25 cents from every beverage from the Cups of Kindness collection sold at participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada June 13-19 to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to empower young people to build a kinder and braver world.
A year ago Monday, Brandon Wolf was at Pulse nightclub when a gunman killed 49 people. Among them were his best friend, Drew Leinonen, and Leinonen’s partner. Now the Starbucks district manager is devoted to keeping their legacy alive by working toward building unity.