World Cancer Day: Dispelling Myths

World Cancer Day (February 4) gives a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. Building upon the success of last year, World Cancer Day 2014 focuses on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer, under the [...]

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Grounds for Health #GivingTuesday

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We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you ever heard of #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a unique nationwide effort on December 3rd, where charities, families, businesses and individuals come together to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving [...]

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International Day for Rural Women: The Coffee Connection

The health of rural coffee workers has an impact on us all

The health of rural coffee workers has an impact on us all

October 15 commemorates the International Day for Rural Women to recognize “the critical [...]

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Grounds for Health Auction: Not Just for Coffee Companies

auction-donateThe Grounds for Health Coffee Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year, bringing in upwards of $100,000 annually.

But while the main portion of the auction is only open to coffee companies, we also have an Equipment Auction where anyone can bid and win!

There are three [...]

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Welcome to our newest supporter: Red Diamond

We’re excited to welcome Red Diamond to our growing list of supporters! Red Diamond is a 107 year-old family-owned coffee, tea and foodservice company providing high quality products to hotels, restaurants, offices and homes across the United States.

Our Executive Director August Burns remarks:

We are thrilled to have a company [...]

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and we’re posting on our Facebook page all month about our work and about cervical cancer in general.

An easy way to get involved is to save the image to the left onto your computer and then make it your Facebook Profile [...]

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Coffee with a Cause: Coffee Auction Raises $100k

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COFFEE WITH A CAUSE: GREEN COFFEE AUCTION RAISES $100K TO SAVE LIVES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Non-profit Grounds for Health benefits from online event to continue its mission of preventing cervical cancer in coffee-growing communities.

Waterbury, VT (June, 2012) – Now in its fourth year, the annual Grounds for Health Green Coffee Auction raised $100,100 [...]

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ECOM and Grounds for Health team up to fight cervical cancer

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ECOM FOUNDATION AND NON-PROFIT TEAM UP TO FIGHT CERVICAL CANCER

ECOM Foundation awards Grounds for Health with a two-year $75,000 grant to deepen current prevention programs in Nicaragua and establish new programs in Peru.

Waterbury, VT  – The ECOM Foundation has awarded Grounds for Health a two-year $75,000 grant to bolster its work [...]

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Job Openings

We currently have two positions open:

Senior Clinical Officer

Looking for a health care professional with international public health experience to manage cervical cancer programs in Africa and Latin America. Must have Spanish language skills, and experience with training and management.

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Global Health [...]

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One Week: Around the World Retro-Diary

One Week: Around the Globe

April 22 – 28 Retro Diary

During one whirlwind week in April, you could clearly see how Grounds for Health has been having an impact on a global level. From April 22-28, Grounds for Health was doing work [...]

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