News Releases

On this page you’ll find news releases created by Grounds for Health and our partners.

Excitement over New Executive Director, Celebration for Outgoing Leader

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GROUNDS FOR HEALTH APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES RETIRING LEADER
Guy Stallworthy from Gates Foundation Replaces Retiring Executive Director August Burns
Guy Stallworthy

Guy Stallworthy

Waterbury, VT (Marketwired) / The Board of Directors of Grounds for Health, an NGO dedicated to creating sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment [...]

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Grounds for Health Tapped for World Health Organization Advisory Panel

Waterbury, VT – The executive director of the Waterbury-based international non-profit Grounds for Health has been asked to join a Technical Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO). The invitation is to participate in updating “The Pink Book” which outlines international guidelines for cervical cancer prevention. August Burns, MPH, CM, PA was invited by the WHO to join a panel of world experts based on Grounds for Health’s 16 years of experience creating cervical cancer prevention, screening and training programs in coffee-growing [...]

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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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GFH Awarded $900,000 Grant from GMCR during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

GROUNDS FOR HEALTH AWARDED $900,000 GRANT FROM GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC. TO TACKLE CERVICAL CANCER IN COFFEE-GROWING REGIONS

 Non-profit expands sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January 17, 2012 — WATERBURY, Vt. – Grounds for Health, a Vermont-based non-profit that establishes sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention [...]

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VT Non-Profit Wins National Sustainability Award

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VERMONT NON-PROFIT WINS NATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Vermont-based Grounds for Health accepts the 2011 Specialty Coffee Association of America Sustainability Award for its work preventing cervical cancer in coffee-growing communities.

May 2011, Houston, TX – At the Specialty Coffee Event in Houston, Texas, Vermont-based Grounds for Health accepted the 2011 Sustainability Award, [...]

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Coffee Companies Show Social Commitment

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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE COMPANIES SHOW SOCIAL COMMITMENT BY SPONSORING NON-PROFIT AT COFFEE EXPO

Tipton Mills, Fara Coffee, and Scolari Engineering were key to a successful show for Grounds for Health, the 2011 SCAA Sustainability Award winner

May 2011, Houston, TX – At the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) Event in [...]

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Boyd Coffee Roastmaster Blend Benefits GFH

In a recent press release, Boyd Coffee of Portland, Oregon, announced that it will donate $4 to Grounds for Health for every pound sold of Bahia Emerald Blend, one of its Roastmaster’s Cup Blends.

Boyds® purchased the Bahia Emerald Blend during last year’s Grounds for Health Coffee Auction, and we’re excited, humbled [...]

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Frank Dennis: New Chair of Board

Frank Dennis

Frank Dennis

After a three-year tenure as our Treasurer, Frank Dennis has accepted a nomination to become the new Chair of the Board. Mr. Dennis takes over from Dan Cox, two-time President and co-founder of GFH.

“I am deeply honored to accept this role,” Frank [...]

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Press Release: Dirty Cars and Dogs for Women's Health

Green Mountain Coffee will hold its fourth-annual Grounds for Health Car Wash with an added twist: not only will you drive away with a clean car, but also with a clean [...]

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