Adopt a Unit program’s care packages send coffee and its aromas of home to 200 units around the world
Amid the destruction, stories are beginning to rise up out of Houston of acts of people coming together to help each other. Social media is full of stories of those with boats using them to rescue people from their homes. People with dry homes on higher ground are taking in those who are vulnerable. And many are volunteering at shelters and other places.
The Starbucks Foundation will contribute $250,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in southern Texas.
More than 50 Deaf baristas received green aprons with “Starbucks” embroidered in ASL fingerspelling to serve as a visual communications cue for customers and a point of Deaf cultural pride.
Customers can bring home the flavors of East Timor with Starbucks Single Origin East Timor Tatamailau whole-bean coffee, available for a limited time.
The sleeve, featuring a backdrop of Meghan Moser’s woodcut prints of coffee beans in a camouflage design, recognizes the veterans and military spouses who have been hired by Starbucks.
‘If people can start conversations in a positive way, it’s the first step to understanding (military veterans).’
On Tuesday, Schultz called an all-partner forum to address the violence, hatred and empowerment of white supremacists and neo-Nazis in recent days.