COOS BAY, Ore. (Oct. 13, 2015) – On Friday, Oct. 16, Dutch Bros locations in Coos Bay and North Bend will donate $1 from every drink sold to Kendra LaCroix and her family to help offset medical expenses.
Kendra, 14, was in a life altering ATV accident earlier this month. The accident severed her spinal cord, leaving her without feeling in her lower body.
"Kendra and her family have been Dutch Bros customers for as long as we can remember," said Brad Young, Dutch Bros Coos Bay owner. "As soon as we heard what happened, we wanted to reach out to help her and her family in any way we could. It has been truly incredible to see our community rally around Kendra. We are thankful that Dutch Bros can be a positive outlet, so we, as a community, can continue to support Kendra, in her time of need," said Brad.
To raise funds, Dutch Bros locations in Coos Bay and North Bend, will donate $1 from every drink sold on Oct. 16. Along with donating proceeds, the three locations will have on-site donation buckets. All funds will directly benefit Kendra and her family as they adjust to this new chapter in life.
WENATCHEE, Wash. (Oct. 13, 2015) – On Friday, Oct. 16, Dutch Bros will celebrate its third Wenatchee Valley location at 739 S. Mission St. by giving out free 16-oz. drinks, all day.
On Oct. 16, from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., all 16-oz. drinks, including specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, and out private-label energy drink, Dutch Bros Blue Rebel™ will be free.
Dutch Bros Wenatchee is locally owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Jimmy and Danielle Crocker. They opened their first Wenatchee Valley Dutch Bros in May of 2007.
“Wenatchee Valley is filled with loving people who care about their community and the individuals in it. We are excited to become part of that when we opened our first Dutch Bros here," said Jimmy Crocker, Dutch Bros Wenatchee owner.
The Crocker’s are extremely involved with the Wenatchee community. Jimmy and Danielle giveback to numerous local causes and organizations every year; including, St. Joseph Convent Food Bank, Children’s Home Society of Wenatchee, Wenatchee YMCA Youth & Teen Programs, Wenatchee Learns, St. Joseph School, Eastmont High School, and the Muscular Dystrophy Associations.
“With each new location we have a greater ability to have a lasting and positive impact on the community we serve," said Jimmy. "We employ close 75 baristas who serve hundreds of customers daily with a cup and a genuine smile. I can’t imagine a better home for Dutch Bros and for my family!”
AUBURN, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2015) - On Wednesday, Oct. 1, both Dutch Bros locations in Auburn supported Molly Anderson-Moran by raising $3,800 to help her and her family offset medical expenses.
“It was an awesome day! It never ceases to amaze me how caring and generous our community is toward those in need,” said Jeremy Mauel, Dutch Bros Auburn owner.
Molly, an Auburn local, was recently diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. She began both chemotherapy and alternative treatment methods in June. Molly and her young family are experiencing various changes and challenges due to the daily effects of cancer.
To raise funds, both Dutch Bros Auburn locations donated proceeds from the day’s sales, as well as collected contributions via on-site donation buckets. Funds will help Molly and her family with medical and living expenses.
“There's a lot of support for Molly here in Auburn and we're all looking forward to her beating this!" said Jeremy.