Making Coffee Matter Archives - Allegro Coffee

Blog


A bag of David Lynch Coffee

DAVID LYNCH COFFEE AND TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION

In 2005, the David Lynch Foundation (DLF) was founded with the mission to prevent and eradicate toxic stress among under-resourced populations through a Transcendental Meditation (TM) program. Since opening its doors, DLF has helped bring the stress-reducing TM technique to over one million children and adults around the world. With...

Read Article
Photo credit: @erinoutdoors

Ubuntu Life Foundation: Helping Special Needs Children in Kenya

Photo credit: @erinoutdoors Twenty years ago, Zane Wilemon bought a one-way ticket to Kenya. It wasn’t long before he met his co-founder, Jeremiah Kuria, and the two started the Ubuntu Life Foundation. The core of their mission was to create opportunities that empower local communities. Together they created a center...

Read Article

Our Pride Blend Partner: The Ali Forney Center

In 2002, The Ali Forney Center (AFC) was founded to help LGBQT youth on the verge of homelessness gain access to housing and supportive services. Located in New York, AFC helps 1,400 young adults per year prepare for independent living. Last year, we began a partnership with the center and...

Read Article

Girls Gotta Run: Empowering Girls in Ethiopia

  In 2007, the Girls Gotta Run Foundation was started in Washington D.C. with a mission to empower girls in Ethiopia, helping them become changemakers in their communities, and helping them succeed through education and athletics. Since then, the organization has changed and evolved, seeing success they never imagined, and...

Read Article
Gina-4

Interview with Team Left Hand's Bike MS Rider, Gina

Every year, Team Left Hand sets out on a series of rides to raise money for Bike MS - and they do a pretty impressive job. They raise more money than any other cycling event for any other cause. Their commitment to Bike MS isn't just raising money for research...

Read Article

Helping Coffee Producers Diversify Their Income with Food 4 Farmers

  Coffee buyer, Jess Brooks, recently took a trip to Guatemala with Food 4 Farmers, our partners and $10k donation beneficiary for our most recent Making Coffee Matter release, Organic Café La Abeja. Jess had the opportunity to visit some of the farms that have been learning commercial beekeeping and...

Read Article

The Women Behind Three Queens Blend

Every year, we release a coffee that’s extra special to us. We source our Three Queens Blend coffee from three amazing coffee farms in East Africa. And, it’s produced by incredible women working to empower generations of women around them. We’re excited to introduce you to the queens behind the...

Read Article

Visiting the Ali Forney Center in New York

With the release of Pride Blend, we are donating $10,000 to the Ali Forney Center in New York. Recently, a few of our team members went to visit and we had a chance to catch up with our Brand Ambassador, Harry, to ask him about the trip.   A little...

Read Article
PrideSquare

Pride Blend is here!

We are so excited for the release of Pride Blend this year, both for the delicious coffee and to show our support to our community. Pride Blend is more than just a delicious blend of coffees from Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil. It’s part of our Making Coffee Matter program, a...

Read Article
TeamLeftHand_2018

Hard Wired - Supporting Team Left Hand & Bike MS

This winter, we're excited to release our latest batch batch of Hard Wired, a collaboration born from two of Colorado's craft beverage pioneers as a part of our Making Coffee Matter program and supporting Team Left Hand. Our long-standing partnership with Left Hand Brewing Company has resulted in a number...

Read Article
CafeVitale

Supporting Coffee Kids with Café Vitale

For holiday 2018, we're proud to introduce Café Vitale, the newest release in our Making Coffee Matter series and supporting Coffee Kids. Origin: Thailand, Colombia Flavor Notes: Citrus, Brown Sugar, Chocolate Malt, Papaya The two coffees in this limited edition blend com from different parts of the world, but share...

Read Article
Girls_Gotta_Run_2018

Supporting Girls Gotta Run Foundation

Our Making Coffee Matter program provides funding to coffee farmers and non-profit organizations that invest in sustainable agriculture, healthcare, education and infrastructure to make a positive impact in their communities. This program's goal is twofold. First, to educate coffee drinkers about the challenges coffee farmers face. Second, to share the...

Read Article

Love coffee & tea?

Love FREE SHIPPING?

 

Sign up for our newsletter and get

free standard shipping* on your first online purchase plus exclusive discounts.

*A code for free shipping will be emailed to you.

You have Successfully Subscribed!