Proceeds will Benefit Local Children's Charities
GRANTS PASS, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following its motto of making a difference one cup at a time, Dutch Bros. Coffee will donate proceeds from every beverage sold on Friday, Dec. 11 to local children's organizations as part of its annual company-wide 'Give Back to the Community' program. Buck for Kids Day will take place at all 153 Dutch Bros. locations across seven western states, including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, California and Arizona. Last year, Dutch Bros. Coffee contributed nearly $65,000 dollars to local children's organizations on Buck for Kids Day.
Proceeds from Buck for Kids Day will benefit a variety of local children's nonprofits including regional Boys & Girls Clubs, local YMCA programs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Young Life and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, among others.
For a complete list of locally-owned and operated Dutch Bros. locations, please visit www.dutchbros.com.
"We're excited to continue our support of and contribution to local children's organizations by spreading the Dutch "Luv" where it matters most, to the lives of children in our communities," said Travis Boersma, co-founder of Dutch Bros. Coffee. "Giving back is part of the culture at Dutch Bros., and our franchisees continue to amaze us with their steadfast commitment to their local communities and charity organizations."
Buck for Kids Day is part of Dutch Bros.' commitment to giving back to the community. In addition to fundraiser days for non-profit organizations such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association and American Cancer Society, the company reinvests one percent of annual gross sales back into the community, donating nearly $750,000 in 2008 to nonprofit organizations.
Founded in Southern Oregon in 1992 by brothers Dane and Travis Boersma, Dutch Bros. Coffee is believed to be the country's largest privately-held, drive-through only coffee company in the U.S. There are 153 locations in Oregon, California, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Arizona. Each store serves a large variety of specialty coffee drinks made with a premium private bean blend and roasted fresh daily. Last Year, Dutch Bros. served more than 25 million cups of coffee company-wide. Dutch Bros. Coffee is headquartered in Grants Pass, Ore.