ALOHA, Ore. (Oct. 8, 2014) – On Friday, October 3, Dutch Bros. Coffee celebrated it’s new location and banded together with the community to raise $3,729 for the Principal’s Care Fund at Aloha High School.
To raise funds Dutch Bros. sold all 16-oz. drinks for $1, including specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes and our private-label energy drink, Dutch Bros. Blue Rebel TM.
"The grand opening was a blast,” said Tina Thompson, Dutch Bros. Beaverton/Aloha owner. “When Aloha High school showed up in the afternoon it turned into a party. The break dancing team threw down some cardboard and really turned things up.”
The new 6270 SW 185th Ave. location will be open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“The Aloha community has been so welcoming and kind to us,” said Tina. “We are excited to get to know everyone.”
BEND, Ore. (Oct. 8, 2014) – On Oct. 1, Dutch Bros. Coffee of Central Oregon celebrated it’s new location at 2155 NE Hwy 20, by banding together with the community to raise $3,106 for two local high schools.
To raise fund,s all 16-oz. drinks for $1, including specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes and our private-label energy drink Dutch Bros. Blue RebelTM. Proceeds will benefit Mountain View High School and Bend Senior High.
“It was an incredibly fun day,” said Kaelyn Costa, Dutch Bros. Central Oregon Marketing Coordinator. “We are so excited to support the schools; one school has even told us they are purchasing two water fountains.”
Dutch Bros. Central Oregon has been serving the area for ten years and owners Bill and Carol Smith are enthusiastic about their new location's drive-thru and walk-in feature. "We love being a part of this community and look forward to the next ten years," said Bill.
SALEM, Ore. (Oct. 8, 2014)- On October 10, Dutch Bros. Coffee Salem at 3794 Commercial St. S.E., will be donating proceeds from the day to help offset medical expenses for Alicia O’Sullivan.
“Alicia is our friend and family,” says Topher Madden, Dutch Bros. Salem Regional Manager. “We want to take some pressure off Alicia and her family as she fights through this and begins her recovery.”
Alicia O’Sullivan is battling Steven Johnson Syndrome. She is a student at the University of Oregon and the sister of a Dutch Bros. Salem employee. Steven Johnson Syndrome is a rare and serious disorder of the skin and usually starts as a reaction to medication or infection. It requires hospitalization and can take weeks to months to recover.
“The family is really humbled by the support they are feeling from the community,” said Topher.
If you cannot get to Dutch Bros. that day and want to help Alicia, donations can be made at gofundme.com/alicia-osullivan.
COOS BAY, Ore. (Oct. 1, 2014) – On Friday, Sept. 26, Dutch Bros. Coffee Coos Bay banded together with the community to show an incredible amount of support for Trent Messerle and his family and raised $4000 to offset medical expenses for Trent.
To raise funds Dutch Bros. Coos Bay donated $1 from every drink sold that day.
Trent Messerle, 26 had been battling Glioblastoma Multiforme since 2011. Unfortunately, the Saturday after the community rallied to support him, “he lost his battle on earth and won the war in heaven,” said Betsy Messerle, Trent’s Mother.
“We were happy to do what we could to help,” said Brad Young Dutch Bros. Coos Bay owner. “We sincerely hope that on his last day, he was aware that so many people cared about him.”
“The whole day, I had tears of joy,” said Betsy, referring to the Tea for Trent event.
“It was incredible how supportive the community was,” said Brad. “Cars were lined up and I was so moved by the support everyone showed Trent and his family.”
If you would still like to help Trent’s Family visit Never Surrender page for more information.