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As part of its continued commitment to the veteran and military spouse community, Starbucks today announced the locations of its next five Military Family Stores (MFS): Austin and El Paso, Texas; Clarksville, Tennesse; Newport, Rhode Island; and Bedford, Massachusetts.
Investments in solar power on the Eastern Seaboard and wind power in the Northwest reflect Starbucks commitment to innovative renewable energy solutions.
With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young people facing barriers to education and employment
Starbucks is Fighting for the Future of Coffee by Providing 100 Million Healthy Coffee Trees by 2025
The company will leverage its green coffee purchase power to ensure that healthy, rust resistant coffee trees are planted – yearly – in coffee growing regions most impacted by climate change.
Starbucks commemorates hiring 10,000 service members, veterans and military spouses and moves ahead with a new target of 25,000 hires by 2025.
Starbucks initiatives create opportunities for veterans and military spouses, and pave the way for similar efforts on behalf of youth and refugees.
Coffee farmers in Colombia faced challenges maintaining their crops during the country’s 50-year civil war. An alliance between Starbucks and the U.S. Embassy, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) is now helping farmers refocus on their crops with an emphasis on coffee quality.
Mountlake Terrace has appeared at Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz nearly every year. The trick to getting invited back annually, the school’s band director has learned, is to never take it for granted.