Starbucks, Five Guys, HMSHost and other employers at the D.C. Opportunity Fair are committed to hiring, empowering teens, young adults who are not in school or working.
Adopt a Unit program’s care packages send coffee and its aromas of home to 200 units around the world
The Starbucks Foundation announced that Liberty’s Kitchen is one of 41 nonprofits in 27 states to receive a 2017 Opportunity for All grant. This, its fourth grant from The Starbucks Foundation, is $50,000 to fund staff development and training, uniforms for students, activities for alumni and special events to promote the organization.
The store, opening Friday in White Center is part of the company’s initiative to invest in at least 15 underserved communities across the U.S. by 2018 by creating local jobs, partnering with area nonprofit organizations to provide in-store job-skills training for youth, and working with local women- and minority-owned contractors, suppliers and vendors.
Program lowers barriers, raises GPAs so admission is in reach: “Creating the opportunity to realize untapped potential”
Nicholas Varvares was a longshot Marine wannabe when he first met recruiter D.J. Emert. Today they both work as store managers in the Fort Wayne, Ind., area and share a deep and abiding bond.
Starbucks plans to deepen its investment in the community and open its first store in Bed-Stuy, at 774 Broadway, dedicated to supporting local jobs and economic development.
Growing up, Starbucks partner Andrew Pearce didn’t expect to pursue a college education after finishing high school. But now his barista skills are helping him succeed in the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, studying tech entrepreneurship and management through Arizona State University.