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Supporter Spotlight: Walker Coffee Trading

Walker Coffee Trading has been a coffee donor for the Grounds for Health Auction since 2013 and was this year’s highest grossing donor, raising $4,265 for our cervical cancer prevention programs at origin. Walker Coffee is a family company that values sustainable, transparent and ethical practices. Shareholders come from families who have been involved in...
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Club Coffee Holiday Gift to Grounds for Health

We’d like to extend our sincere gratitude to Club Coffee, who recently announced they will be donating a substantial gift to our organization on behalf of their customers and clients. In a letter to their supporters, CEO John Pigott says: Traditionally, we have sent out gift boxes to our diverse array of colleagues to provide...
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Celebrating Our Pioneering “Beans”

Over the years, many people and organizations have contributed initial “beans” of support that have grown into healthy Grounds for Health programs in the Americas and Africa. As the program manager here in Africa, I can tell you first hand that for Grounds for Health Ethiopia, the starting bean was planted by Dean’s Beans Organic...
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Support Partners Who Support Our Mission

To kick off Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to let you know about some special offerings from a few of our partners. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy outstanding coffee while supporting the health of women in coffee-growing communities. Thank you to all our coffee friends for your continued support. Enjoy! Dilworth Coffee Dilworth...
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Video: Celebrating 20 Years of Grounds for Health

View on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/162769243 Twenty years ago Grounds for Health co-founders Dan Cox and the late OB/GYN Dr. Francis Fote witnessed a gross injustice: women in the coffeelands were dying needlessly from cervical cancer, a nearly 100% preventable disease. They took action and Grounds for Health was born. What started as a small volunteer-based effort...
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3 Things You May Not Know About Equator Coffee

#GivingTuesday Callout: Equator Coffees & Teas This year as part of #GivingTuesday, we are taking the opportunity to call out some of the donors who make our work possible EVERY day of the year. Three Things You May Not Know: Equator Coffees & Teas 1. Equator is the roaster for the first-ever complete B-Corp certified coffee...
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Leadership Circle, Make Room for DS Services of America, Inc.

Grounds for Health is delighted to welcome new funder DS Services of America, Inc. (DS Services) to our Leadership Circle. Their generous gift helps make possible our continued work in coffee regions of Nicaragua and Peru while adding the necessary resources to get our program in Ethiopia off the ground.

Dean’s Beans Makes Ethiopia Work Possible

Grounds for Health is enormously grateful to Dean Cycon of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee for being the initial and primary underwriter of the Grounds for Health Ethiopia program. Dean traveled with the team to Ethiopia to help forge alliances between our team and his coffee contacts in the region. His knowledge of the region and strong...
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Thank You: Farmer Brothers

For the third year in a row, the Grounds for Health reception at SCAA, held in April in Seattle, Washington, was generously sponsored by Farmer Brothers. This year the event was held at The Edgewater Hotel overlooking beautiful Puget Sound in downtown Seattle. About 75 people from all walks of the coffee community came to...
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Monin: Longterm Commitment for Real Impact

Monin, 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, trade show banners, and raffles to showcase support of our...
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