More than 40 million Americans face hunger, according to a report by the USDA. Starbucks is trying to help reduce that number through its FoodShare program, which packages eligible unsold food each evening and delivers it to those in need. During Hunger Action Month, the company is marking a milestone of 10 million meals donated since the program began in 2016.
Howard Schultz, chairman emeritus of Starbucks, visited Milan’s Bocconi University Tuesday evening to share stories, advice and entrepreneurial wisdom from his life and career with business students.
Welcome to the Good Things Happen, a monthly roundup of the best real-life moments from Starbucks stores worldwide.
When Navajo artist Sheridan Cody was laid off from his healthcare job and ended up living on the streets. He didn't know where to turn for help or who to trust. Then Cody discovered the Chief Seattle Club, an organization that teaches homeless Native Americans to create handmade jewelry to help them learn a unique handicraft and find stability.
Shawn and Tai were homeless and living in a tent. Their young daughter was in foster care. Life was rough for the young family.
When twin brothers Tyrrell and Terrance turned 18, they aged out of the foster care system and ended up homeless. They stayed in shelters and couch surfed, all while looking for stability.
When families in housing crisis call for help, Sherry Tillman’s voice is often the first one they hear. From her small office, a teller booth in a former bank building in north Seattle, Tillman is a lifeline connecting homeless families to shelter and resources.
Welcome to the first installment of Good Things Happen, a monthly roundup of the best real-life moments from Starbucks stores worldwide.