Dutch Bros. Coffee Partners with Muscular Dystrophy Association to Fuel the Fight Against ALS

Coffee Company Hosts Annual MDA Day on May 4; All Locations Donate Proceeds in Honor of Dutch Bros. Co-Founder

Tempe, AZ, April 26, 2012 --(PR.com)-- On Friday, May 4, Dutch Bros. Arizona Coffee Drive-Thru locations will host MDA Day, an event aimed at donating to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. Customers can do their part by simply ordering their favorite Dutch Bros. beverage - coffee and smoothies are just the beginning - and the company will donate proceeds from each sale.

The event, which kicks off ALS Awareness Month, is held annually in honor of company co-founder, Dane Boersma, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2005 and passed away in late 2009. Last year, Dutch Bros. Arizona donated $5,900 while Dutch Bros. as a whole contributed a record-breaking $137,000 to MDA for research and family services funding.

Who: Dutch Bros. Coffee AZ

What: On MDA Day, proceeds from sales at all Dutch Bros. AZ locations will be donated to MDA. Additionally, Dutch Bros. AZ will be giving away MDA stickers. Customers may also make donations at danesdrive.org.

Where: All Dutch Bros. Coffee Arizona locations.

Camelback & Central Bell & 29th St
4 W Camelback Rd 2961 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013 Phoenix, AZ 85032

Mill & Southern Rural & Lemon
3213 S Mill Ave 1037 S. Rural Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85282 Tempe, AZ 85281

Rural and Guadalupe
6461 S Rural Rd
Tempe AZ 85283

Scottsdale & McDowell
1422 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

McQueen & Guadalupe
722 N. McQueen Road
Gilbert AZ 85233

Gilbert & McKellips
1960 E McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85203

When: Friday, May 4, 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

In addition to MDA Day, Dutch Bros. AZ Coffee reinvests about five percent of its annual gross sales back into its local communities, and in 2011, the company donated more than $1 million to nonprofit organizations including local food banks, American Cancer Society and Boys & Girls Clubs of America and many other organizations. The local franchise plans to donate more funds as it continues to grow throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area with three more stores planned to open during 2012. For more information on MDA day, make sure to follow Dutch Bros. AZ on Facebook at Facebook.com/DutchBrosArizona or text “dutch” to 51837.

About Dutch Bros. Arizona

Serving Arizona since 2007, Dutch Bros. Arizona is the independently owned and operated, Phoenix metropolitan area franchisee of Dutch Bros. Coffee Drive Thru. Committed to quality of product and friendly, enthusiastic service, Dutch Bros. Arizona is also committed to the communities that it serves and regularly participates in and organizes charity and fundraising activities. Dutch Bros. Arizona’s expansion goals include no less than 20 locations throughout the Phoenix area, all the while with a focus on maintaining and enhancing the overall experience of its customers. Learn more about Dutch Bros. Coffee Drive Thru at www.dutchbros.com and about Dutch Bros. Arizona at www.facebook.com/DutchBrosArizona and on Twitter @DutchBrosAZ.

Media Contact:

Natalie Abel
480-751-1007 x125


Dutch Bros. Arizona



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