The twelfth Annual Grounds for Health auction is in full swing, with a broad vary of high-quality coffees from famend producer teams obtainable for public bidding.
The public sale represents a serious fundraising effort for the nonprofit Grounds for Health, which works to forestall cervical most cancers amongst girls in coffee-producing communities via screening and prevention programming.
No less than 15 inexperienced espresso buying and selling firms — together with respected specialty espresso importers, exporters and producer teams — have graciously donated small portions of 23 high-quality, single-origin inexperienced coffees for the public sale effort. Portions vary from one bag to 9 60-kilo luggage, whereas the coffees hail from revered rising areas and producer teams within the Americas, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Grounds for Well being Director of Philanthropy Kyle Engelman advised DCN that the annual Grounds for Well being Public sale (promoted as #GFHAuction) is a treasured a part of GFH’s annual operations, not just for the monetary help it generates, however for the show of generosity inside the trade.
“Over the previous 12 years, the auctions have introduced in virtually $1 million,” she stated. “That cash goes to educating and offering well being providers to the ladies who develop your espresso and care for his or her households and communities at origin. We’re deeply grateful and honored to contemplate ourselves a part of an trade that values these girls.”
Bidding kicked off on the morning of Wednesday, June 9, and the public sale will shut on Thursday, June 10, at 3 p.m. PDT. You’ll be able to participate in the auction here.
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