Dutch Bros Eugene Puts Kids’ First

EUGENE, Ore. (Jan. 12, 2016) – On Friday, Jan. 15, the Dutch Bros Eugene stand located at 1633 Coburg Rd. will donate $1 from every drink sold to Kids’ First.

"We are thrilled to be of service to Kids' First," said Dutch Bros Eugene Owner, Brittany Boersma. "This is an organization dedicated to child abuse intervention, and here at Dutch Bros we love to support non profits dedicated to advocacy for kids in our community. Children deserve to be heard, to be safe and to feel loved."

Kids’ First is a local, nonprofit organization that provides intervention and advocacy for children who have witnessed or are victims of a crime. The local owners, Jonah and Brittany Boersma, employ a barista, Sarah, who recently completed her senior project on this local organization. Her project goal was to raise funds to improve the center by providing toys, play set, carpet, etc. to Kids’ First.

"My time as an intern at Kids' FIRST has helped me to discover my passion in life, which is to give a voice to the children who have experienced abuse and neglect," said Sarah Rydell, Dutch Bros Eugene employee. "I have been given an amazing opportunity to partner with Dutch Bros Eugene to raise money for this nonprofit organizations to help them provide a better experience for children who are going through a very difficult time, as well as raise awareness of the fight against child abuse and neglect in our own county."

Jonah and Brittany want to help their employee as she continues to make a positive impact in the Eugene community. On Friday, Dutch Bros Eugene located on Coburg Rd. will donate $1 from every drink sold to Kids’ First. Funds will help support Sarah’s project to provide the nonprofit with items to improve the center.