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

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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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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

Club Coffee

Club Coffee

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 cross-promotion [...]

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Grounds for Health at the International Cancer Control Conference

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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

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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Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

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Coffee: Thanks, Ethiopia!

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 in a nearby [...]

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Volunteer Perspective: Sylvia Estrada

Sylvia training local health care providers in VIA. Nicaragua, November 2010.

Sylvia training local health care providers in VIA. Nicaragua, November 2010.

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

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VIA Army: Winning Battles in Nicaragua

VIA Army

Dr. Barinia Osejo (center, looking down) and just a few of the VIA Army

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, medical directors, and [...]

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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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