Tuesday, May 16, 2017

More Than Your Average Cup of Joe

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May 16, 2017

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More Than Your Average Cup of Joe

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

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More Than Your Average Cup of Joe

A popular coffee shop in Denver is making a difference, and not just through their drinks. The Purple Door Coffee Shop, founded by Madison Chandler and Mark Smesrud, helps support youth coming out of homelessness by offering them jobs behind the counter, and teaching them skills such as customer service and budgeting. Moved by the overwhelming number of homeless youth in the region, Chandler and Smesrud sought a way to help them get back on their feet. No one who's 13, 14, 15, 16 should be homeless, says Chandler. Purple Door creates rewarding experiences not only for their employees, but for their customers as well. Each bean brewed keeps them coming back, and offers a simple way to give even the most vulnerable members of the community a chance to thrive. { read more }

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Interested in giving back to the homeless members of your own community? Consider volunteering at a shelter, donating clothing, or organizing a food drive.


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