Brewing Good - How Coffee Can Change Communities

Brewing Good - How Coffee Can Change Communities

A cup of coffee transcends a morning ritual; it can be a catalyst for social change. Social enterprises and charities across the UK are harnessing the power of the coffee industry to address social issues such as homelessness, learning disabilities, offender rehabilitation, refugee support, addiction recovery, and fair farmer incomes. From Old Spike Roastery employing those affected by homelessness and planting trees for each bag sold, to Redemption Roasters reducing reoffending rates by training inmates in coffee production, these initiatives are making a tangible impact. Fair Shot and SEND provide work experience for young adults with learning disabilities, while Haven Coffee and Trampoline offer support to the refugee community. By choosing to support these social enterprises, coffee drinkers can contribute to a wide range of causes, ensuring that their daily brew serves a greater purpose.

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