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Starbucks Canada is announcing $200,000 in Starbucks Foundation 'Opportunity for Youth' grants, awarded to three Canadian charitable organizations which are focused on providing support for disadvantaged and disconnected youth.
Starbucks convened more than 200 people representing veterans service organizations, all branches of the Armed Forces and leaders from other companies to begin creating a collective blueprint to help with the transition from military service to civilian careers.
In September, Starbucks dedicated four new Military Family Stores bringing the total number to 12 in the U.S. These stores support military communities and partner with nonprofit organizations that help veterans and their families.
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Starbucks partners volunteered for the BizNovator Challenge One Day Workshop to inspire Florida youth to become future business leaders and entrepreneurs.
Seeds for Progress maintains a focus on the future as it pushes for improved education and health services in remote Nicaraguan coffee communities.
Starbucks expanded its commitment to supporting the specialty coffee industry by addressing one of the most significant threats to coffee farmers. Beginning Sept. 29, Starbucks will distribute coffee trees to farmers who have been most impacted by coffee rust.
Former U.S. Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott were part of a spirited discussion with more than 300 partners (employees) at the Starbucks headquarters in Seattle, encouraging voter education and involvement as the 2016 presidential election year approaches.
Pete Carroll’s A Better Seattle youth-at-risk initiative gets a boost from Starbucks and Seahawks players who served as guest baristas.