The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana

The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana   Seattle, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Starbucks Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid the relief efforts in response to the devastating rain and flooding in southern Louisiana. In addition, the company […]

The Starbucks Foundation announced $1.3 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations

Seattle, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shirley Huang had a difficult time getting by in the most expensive city in America. Unemployed and without stable housing in San Francisco, the 23-year-old’s life began to change when she met with the staff at YouthJobs+, which is supported by the United Way Bay Area. “As soon as I got […]

Starbucks Foundation awarded $200,000 to three Canadian charitable organizations focused on providing support for disadvantaged youth

TORONTO,   2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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. In Canada, youth unemployment rates are more than double the national average.* Starbucks is working with some of the country’s top youth organizations to […]

Starbucks Foundation contributes $300,000 to support Seeds for Progress Foundation’s Digital Seeds program in Nicaragua

Nicaragua, 2015-10-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — As she travels through Nicaraguan communities where coffee farmers are focused on the annual coffee crop, Rosa Rivas thinks years ahead. The harvest she contemplates extends beyond the region’s essential crop to include more and more schools populated by growing numbers of healthy and proficient students. Rivas is executive director of […]

Starbucks Foundation donates to three non-profit organizations supporting refugees throughout Europe

SEATTLE, 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of Starbucks commitment to help the communities it serves, the Starbucks Foundation today announced donations to three non-profit organizations supporting refugees throughout Europe. Instability and conflict has produced the largest group of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced persons since World War II, according to the United […]

Starbucks Plans to Open Stores in Diverse, Under-represented Neighborhoods in 15 U.S. Cities

Starbucks Plans to Open Stores in Diverse, Under-represented Neighborhoods in 15 U.S. Cities, Will Work with Local Minority and Women-Owned Suppliers, Nonprofits and Civic Leaders to Create New Opportunities for Economic Development and Community Engagement First Stores to Open in Chicago, Ferguson, Milwaukee, Phoenix, and Queens, New York Starbucks Multiplies Impact Beyond Stores with $1.5 Million […]