A Starbucks Original Series: A LGBT community center in the Mormon heartland becomes a beacon of acceptance. Stephenie Larsen forged past fear and skepticism to create the first LGBT community center in Provo, Utah, in an attempt to reduce suicides among gay teens and build bridges with the Mormon Church.
A Starbucks Original Series: An awkward call on national television yields a changed life and a remarkable friendship. When Garry Civitello admitted he was prejudiced on national television, a black woman offered him advice to become a better American. The exchange transformed his life and forged a remarkable friendship.
Starbucks Nostalgia: Sit back and relax as we fondly remember an old friend in this next installment of an occasional series.
A Starbucks Original Series: An entrepreneur mines talent to rebuild the economy in Appalachia. Entrepreneur Brandon Dennison decided to address poverty in his native West Virginia by extending a hand of opportunity to former coal miners.
Joe Biden, Howard Schultz, Dr. Amy Gutmann were among those who honored Sen. John McCain Monday evening for his lifetime of service. The prestigious Liberty Medal was awarded by the National Constitution Center.
A Starbucks Original Series: After taking a bullet in the face, a woman forgives her assailant and fights to free him. Ian Manuel was just 13 when he shot Debbie Baigrie. A year into his life sentence, he called her to apologize. That eventually led to her forgiveness, an unlikely friendship and a mission to help free him.
The Starbucks Foundation is donating $150,000 toward relief efforts due to the California wildfires. Of that, $50,000 will benefit the American Red Cross. The foundation will also match up to $100,000 in donations made in stores or on the Starbucks app to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
A Starbucks Original Series: A mother rallies neighbors and quells critics to make her city a home for refugees. Mary Poole, a mother with no background in foreign policy, convinced her community to welcome refugees by harnessing hundreds of volunteers and embracing her opponents.