Jane Dale

Promoting Our Cause to Consumers

As summer in Vermont draws to a close, we prepare to begin another fiscal year. The coming of fall also affords us the opportunity to look back on all the sources of support we have received and appreciated during this past year. Major donors are the lifeblood of this organization. We simply could not bring...
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Grants, Cause-Based Promotions and more

ECOM Awards Grant Grounds for Health is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a two-year $75,000 grant from the ECOM Foundation. The funding will enable Grounds for Health to further deepen existing cervical cancer prevention programs, services and training in Nicaragua while expanding its program into Peru. The ECOM Foundation, created in 2006,...
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Support at SCAA: Flowed like the Willamette River

Grounds for Health was so gratified to be able to participate fully in SCAA’s Symposium and Trade Show in Portland, Oregon last month. For five days we interacted with old friends and supporters, producer groups with whom we work in country as well as with new friends. Thanks to our loyal supporters, we were able...
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Grounds for Health at NCA

We will be attending the NCA Annual Convention in Charleston, South Carolina on March 22-24. If you will be there, come by Table 22 in the Exhibit area to learn how Grounds for Health, with coffee industry support, is reducing deaths from cervical cancer in coffee-growing communities and how you can help support this work...
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Employee Giving Adds Up

The work of Grounds for Health is supported by more than 250 coffee companies and individuals.  Among the individuals who choose to support our work are the employees of three of our most vocal and loyal donors. We’d like to take this opportunity to send out our thanks to the participating employees of Green Mountain...
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End of Year Appeal Nets $65K and Counting

To close out the books on 2011, we – like so many other non-profits – send out appeal letters to try to garner new support, maintain existing support and coax those who have lapsed in their support to come back on board. This year, we had 100 individuals or companies respond to our appeal, bringing...
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Giving (Heartfelt) Thanks

As we near the end of the calendar year, and in this season of Thanksgiving, we are mindful of all the individuals and companies who have made the work of this past year possible. Of course we are most grateful to our 250 financial supporters, but there are many others who have supported our work...
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Renewals and New(als)

We were delighted to close our fiscal year (which ended September 30) with a substantial gift from long-time supporter Caribou Coffee. Based on the number of coffeehouses, Caribou Coffee is the second largest premium coffeehouse operator in the United States. As of July 2011, Caribou had 554 coffeehouses including 147 franchised locations, in 20 states,...
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The Monin Effect

Since 2006, Grounds for Health has been fortunate to have had the support of Monin, the world’s leading provider of gourmet flavorings. Like many of our strongest donors, they started with a modest level of support that has grown consistently in the intervening years. In 2011, they renewed their commitment for the next three years....
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