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Give For Good Louisville: Get to know some of your barista’s favorite non-profits!

In Blog, Community // on September 11th, 2019 // by // No comment

The Community Foundation of Louisville hosts Give For Good Louisville, the biggest day of local giving, this Thursday September 12. With budgets being cut all around, this year’s Give For Good Louisville could be the most important ever. Through matching donation prizes, community members can have their donations made even more impactful for the groups that make our community a great place to live, work, and play. Check out #GiveForGoodLou and www.giveforgoodlouisville.org for more information.

Impact is one of the four Core Values here at Heine Brothers’, and we’re lucky to have a staff that also see that as an important part of everyday life. We asked our staff about some of the non-profits that they support, and here is what they said:

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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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Win $1000 with LIBA’s hoLOUdays contest!

In Community, Louisville, News // on November 22nd, 2017 // by // No comment

Heine Brothers’ is once again proud to be a sponsor of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance’s hoLOUdays Contest! Shop local this holiday season and you could win $1000. Collect receipts when you shop local and bring them by your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ to enter – each receipt is another entry!

For more info and complete rules, see LIBA’s offical hoLOUdays page.

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Hope for the Holidays with Volunteers of America!

In Community, Louisville, News // on November 20th, 2017 // by // No comment

Heine Brothers’ is proud to join Volunteers Of America again with Hope for the Holidays! Now through the end of the year, drop off any new or gently used winter coat or gift card to your neighborhood Heine Brothers’ and it’ll be given to those in need right here in the Kentuckiana area!

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American Red Cross Hurricane Relief

In Blog, Community, News // on September 26th, 2017 // by // No comment

Thanks to all that participated in our Hurricane Relief fundraiser! With your help, we were able to donate almost $5,000 to the American Red Cross to provide Hurricane Relief in areas effected by the numerous hurricanes this summer. 

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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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