Community Partner Spotlight

Community Partner Spotlight: Paws with Purpose

In Blog, Community Partner Spotlight // on March 11th, 2020 // by // 2 Comments

 

On a cloudy Friday afternoon I made my way down to our HB-Chenoweth Lane shop. The air was crisp, and as I walked in I could make out a little black ball of fur under one of the tables. As I walked up to the table I was greeted with warm smiles and a little sniff from Finley, a black lab puppy who is currently in training to become an assistance dog. I had an amazing time talking to Bebe Bleakley, Ellen Baldwin, and Barbara Howard.  Each of them has done so much for Paws with Purpose and it was great getting to hear their stories.

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Community Partner Spotlight: Louisville Independent Business Alliance

In Blog, Community Partner Spotlight // on September 24th, 2019 // by // No comment

If you have ever been in a locally owned store in Louisville, you know just how enriching they can be for our community.  They add color to our surroundings, and fuel a sense of uniqueness among our neighborhoods. It was amazing to learn about an organization that helps keep these businesses thriving. Though it is easy to see local stores all around us, you might not know that there is an organization that supports these businesses and helps educate the community on how important local businesses can be. The Louisville Independent Alliance has made this their mission, and I had the pleasure of sitting down with the Director, Jennifer Rubenstein, to learn more about their great work. 

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HB + Western High School Barista Certification Program (part 2 of 2)

In Blog, Community, Community Partner Spotlight // on June 15th, 2019 // by // No comment

It’s cloudy and gray on this Friday morning, but the students from Western High school are excited to be at Heine Brothers headquarters. They each doctor up their own cup of coffee; some take theirs black, while others add caramel and milk. After the students are settled in their seats, Alec Risch, the Head Roaster and Director of Coffee, starts talking about the coffee plant.

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HB + Western High School Barista Certification Program (part 1 of 2)

In Blog, Community, Community Partner Spotlight // on May 31st, 2019 // by // No comment

It’s 9am on a Friday when six Western High School students file into Heine Brothers’ Headquarters. The sky is cloudy and construction seems to patter on outside as the groggy students find their way to their seat. Toni McDowell, Store Operations Manager, starts the day by breaking down what exactly these next couple of weeks are going to entail.

Western is not your normal high school; the students participate in programs where they can learn different skills and trades. These students are part of the culinary program and have chosen Heine Brothers’ as their out of school experience . Over the next few weeks they will learn everything they need to know to run a coffee shop, from the sourcing of the beans to handing a customer their drink.

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LouCityFC, Heine Bros’ team up to help refugee children

In Community, Community Partner Spotlight, Press Release // on May 23rd, 2019 // by // No comment

Louisville City FC and Heine Brothers’ Coffee have partnered to release a new mug to help Kentucky Refugee Ministries fund a recreational soccer program as part of the Highland Youth Recreation league.

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Heine Brothers’ partners with FEAT of Louisville in their Autism Friendly Business Initiative

In Community, Community Partner Spotlight, Press Release // on June 29th, 2018 // by // No comment

 

10 Minutes That Will Change Your State of Mind

Heine Brothers’ partners with FEAT of Louisville in their Autism Friendly Business Initiative

 

Louisville, KY –  June 25, 2018 Heine Brothers’ and Vint has partnered with FEAT of Louisville Autism Friendly Business” FREE Training & Certification Program which focuses on training local businesses in Autism Awareness, Acceptance, and Understanding.  Heine Brothers’ have trained their staff in all 15 Louisville area locations including their newest location in the Omni.

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Grow Ahead Partners with Heine Brothers’ Coffee and Coop Coffees for Agroforestry Crowdfunding Campaign Initiative in Peru

In Community, Community Partner Spotlight, News, Press Release // on May 25th, 2018 // by // No comment


Grow Ahead Partners with Heine Brothers’ Coffee and Coop Coffees for Agroforestry Crowdfunding Campaign Initiative in Peru

Crowdfunding Platform Aims to Raise Funding for Norandino Cooperative Tree Planting Effort

 

PORTLAND, OREGON — Heine Brothers’ Coffee, an organic and fair trade coffee roaster from Louisville, Kentucky, and green coffee importing cooperative, Coop Coffees, have announced commitments to support a regenerative agroforestry tree planting campaign in Northern Peru launched by Grow Ahead, a crowdfunding platform that supports small-scale farmers and climate resiliency projects around the world. Through the campaign, Grow Ahead is raising funds for one of Coop Coffee’s producer partners, Norandino Cooperative, aiming to revitalize coffee production in the region while supporting the conservation and reforestation of the local ecosystem. Norandino Cooperative and its producers have also already committed to financially contribute to the project.

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Community Partner Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

In Blog, Community, Community Partner Spotlight, News // on September 6th, 2017 // by // No comment

 

Groups of people in bright tee shirts carry an assortment of gardening gadgets and tools, fanning out among the shotgun homes that line the neighborhood lanes. Some are headed toward alleyways with trash bags and gloves, some are towing wheelbarrows and shovels, paint and paintbrushes, and others are headed to houses to help homeowners with structural projects. It’s a mix between kids and adults, volunteers and residents -even a few Heine Brothers’ Coffee baristas and staff.

This is the scene you’ll encounter at the Love Your Neighborhood events, which our Portland neighbors from Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville began in 2016 in Louisville.

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Community Spotlight: Academy @ Shawnee/Nkosi Partnership

In Blog, Community, Community Partner Spotlight // on April 10th, 2017 // by // No comment

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Picture this: forty or so sixth graders set up at different tables to pitch a business idea to a group of adults – complete with financials, marketing collateral, and of course, the product.

That was the scene at the Heine Brothers’ headquarters when students from the Academy @ Shawnee’s middle school shared their partnership proposal with the Heine Brothers’ executive team and Elizabeth Kizito of Kizito Cookies.

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Announcing a new partnership with Educational Justice!

In Blog, Community, Community Partner Spotlight // on March 19th, 2017 // by // No comment

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We are proud to announce we’re kicking off a partnership with the local non-profit Educational Justice this Spring! Educational Justice is a Louisville-based organization that is bridging the opportunity gap in education between students that come from different socioeconomic backgrounds.

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