Our Blue & White blend helps a different nonprofit every month.

One of the many ways Nate’s Coffee gives back to the community is through our Blue & White Charity Blend. This process provides exposure of twelve different organizations a year to the Nate’s Coffee community, as well as a fundraising opportunity. A medium-dark blend of Ethiopia and Latin American coffees, Nate’s Blue & White Charity Blend has hints of chocolate-covered berries.

$1 from each bag sold in September goes to Coffee Kids, which creates economic opportunities for young farmers who want to continue farming coffee in their communities. The coffee industry needs the next generation of farmers to be enthusiastic, profitable and well-trained so that small roasters like Nate’s Coffee can continue to provide you with awesome brew.

This organization’s Rural Business Workshops provide business skills, funding, and mentoring to empower their students to turn coffee farming into a business that provides a good life for their families. With these tools, not only are young farmers optimizing their farms, they are starting side businesses that provide steady, year-round incomes.

Celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29th with a cup or pound of Blue & White Charity Blend at Nate’s on National to benefit Coffee Kids!

One pound (16oz.) bags of Blue & White Blend are available at Nate’s on National, North Lime Coffee & Donuts locations, Kentucky For Kentucky, Bodega, Good Foods Co-op and at natescoffee.com.

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Previous month’s charity:

$1 per bag in August went to the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. More than 90,000 people in this area live with Alzheimers. Services provided include education programs for persons with dementia, caregivers, professionals and the general community as well as support groups and a 24/7 Helpline. 

 

$1 per bag in July goes to the Appalshop in Eastern Kentucky. Since 1969, Appalshop has been enacting cultural organizing and place-based media, arts and education to document the life, celebrate the culture, and voice the concerns of people living in Appalachia and rural America. They’re helping to reimagine the region by bringing forth new and often unheard voices and visions from the people of that place and demonstrating the power of arts and culture to create meaningful social and economic change.

 $1 per bag in June goes to the Primate Rescue Center. Its mission is to alleviate the suffering of primates wherever it occurs including providing sanctuary and educating the public to the plight of primates around the world.

$1 per bag in May goes to United Way of the Bluegrass. It has committed to four key drivers for community and economic success: Basic Needs, School Readiness, Student Success, and Financial Stability.

$1 from each bag of Blue & White Charity Blend sold in March 2017 went to NAMI Lexington. The mission of NAMI is promoting recovery and assisting individuals, families, and caregivers impacted by persistent mental illness through education, advocacy, outreach, and support. This includes their Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). For more information or to learn how to volunteer, visit their website namilexington.org.

krm$1 from each bag of Blue & White Charity Blend sold in February 2017 goes to Kentucky Refugee Ministries. KRM is dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees through faith- and agency-based co-sponsorship in order to promote self-sufficiency and successful integration into our community. For more information, visit https://kyrm.org/. There you will learn more about the organization and how you can volunteer.

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$1 from each bag sold in January 2017 goes to God’s Pantry Food Bank. The mission of God’s Pantry Food Bank is to reduce hunger in Kentucky through community cooperation making the best possible use of all available resources. Want to learn more about God’s Pantry, including how to volunteer? Go to godspantry.org. This is a great idea for teams, youth groups or just a gang of friends to contribute to the community

Learn about past Blue & White Charities on our Celebrate Giving page!