Monin: Longterm Commitment for Real Impact

Monin Gourmet FlavoringsMonin, Inc has been a major donor since 2006, and has supported the work of Grounds for Health in many highly visible ways. Not only has the company annually given a substantial cash donation  to Grounds for Health, but Monin has also used trade advertising, [...]

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Grounds for Health #GivingTuesday


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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Most Significant Change: Bringing Us Together

Community Health Promoter and member of PRODECOOP, Marlon Villareyna talks about positive effects on his family and [...]

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Club Coffee: Getting Creative

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Toronto-based Club Coffee has supported Grounds for Health in a variety of creative and substantial ways since coming on board in 2008. As a way of ascending to the category of Major Donor in 2011, Club Coffee conducted a Read More »

Grounds for Health at the International Cancer Control Conference


From November 3-6, Grounds for Health Executive Director August Burns and Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer will attend the International Cancer Control Conference 5 in Lima, Peru.

The theme of the congress is ‘International Collaboration’ and it will highlight the need for collaboration and cooperation in [...]

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International Day for Rural Women: The Coffee Connection

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

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Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

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As legend has it, coffee was discovered in Ethiopia by a goat herder named Kaldi who noticed his animals were getting a bit friskier after eating some red berries from a certain bush. Excited, Kaldi ran to show a monk [...]

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Volunteer Perspective: Sylvia Estrada

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“Priceless,” is how Sylvia Estrada, a veteran Grounds for Health volunteer, explains the value of traveling to Latin America with Grounds for Health. [...]

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VIA Army: Winning Battles in Nicaragua

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Friday, September 27th

Dr. Barinia Osejo smiles from ear to ear as she addresses the foot soldiers of what she calls the “VIA Army” – a group of local doctors, nurses, [...]

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In Praise of Caribou Coffee

Caribou: Do Good

Long time supporter, Minneapolis-based Caribou Coffee is a company that lives the saying: Do Good. With almost 500 company-owned locations providing employment to 6,000 people in 16 US states, the District of Columbia and some European [...]

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