Change Your Coffee : Change The World
(without increasing your budget)
Social Responsibility is more than a buzz word. You can effect real change in the world, just by selecting a new coffee vendor. Every 100 pounds of beans you buy for your business, on average, will send nearly $700 of desperately needed Food, Clean Water & Medical aid to Africa (the poorest continent on earth) simply by joining The One Cup Project.
* 100lbs x $1.27 average donation per pound x 5.5x multiplier match through World Vision (Zambia C-FAARM Project) = $699)
$700 = Clean Water for 700 People for 1 Year or A Goat for 9 Families’ nutrition (Drought Resistant Seeds for 41 Families or 1 Year of School for 10 Orphans or Malaria Nets for 38 Families. (more info at www.worldvisiongifts.org )
How your business can become part of One Cup.
Your company buys and serves coffee. Instead of serving whatever is trendy or popular, serve a coffee that saves lives AND tastes exceptional! Award-Winning Silver Cup Coffee has teamed up with World Vision to create The One Cup Project with the goal of putting an end to extreme global poverty through for profit enterprise, and inspiring other companies to do the same.
For every pound of coffee your company buys from The One Cup Project at wholesale prices, $1.27 will be donated to World Vision and multiplied by the 5.5x matching grant for the C-FAARM Project in Zambia. So a total of $8 of aid is sent directly to those in Africa afflicted with hunger and disease, and lacking clean drinking water and basic medical care. You buy a pound of coffee for $8 and $8 goes to charitable work. Not a bad deal.
Better yet, if your company is really committed to playing a significant role in this change, you can make the biggest impact by encouraging your staff and customers to buy their coffee for home use at www.onecup.org where $2 of every bag is donated to WV and again multiplied by 5.5x to send $11 in aid to Africa. You can further partner with us by putting a link on your website to www.onecup.org. We estimate that every 100 people who convert their household coffee to The One Cup Project will generate, on average, $33,000** in aid. But let’s face it, even one person at $330 would be fantastic! The point is, you don’t spend any more than you’re already spending.
**Direct shipped through www.onecup.org, 100 people x 2.5 bags/month average x 12 months x $2/bag x 5.5x multiplier match through World Vision = $33,000/yr.
It may seem that all the good that is done in the world is done by non-profit organizations. We believe that the biggest opportunity to do good lies in the commercial enterprise arena. See, all commerce is ultimately done for the benefit of individual people like you and me. What this means, is that we have the power to change things by the way we spend our money. We can give it to companies whose sole motivation is to rack up obscene profits to the detriment of most everything else. Or, we can funnel those same funds to a company that is dedicated to making a difference. Call it “Cause Based Commerce”.
You might ask – what does the company stand to gain? Well, they stand to profit, as they should. Good stewardship should be profitable, so more companies will want to do it. That is what we aim to prove. The most powerful vote we have is not the one electing a politician to advocate for us. It is the vote we cast with our wallets. Be an agent of change.
Get Started With The One Cup Project
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