Dutch Bros Shares the Luv in Local Communities, Raises more than $310,000 to Fight Hunger

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Dutch Bros celebrated their annual Dutch Luv Day and raised $310,273 for local food banks.

Dutch Luv Day 2018

Dutch Bros donates over 2 million pounds of food to help those in need on Dutch Luv Day.

On Feb. 14, Dutch Bros locations in seven states raised $310,273 during their annual Dutch Luv Day, established to support local food banks and organizations committed to ending hunger.

“We’re blown away, once again, by the support of our communities,” said Travis Boersma, co-founder of Dutch Bros Coffee. “The willingness of people to support each other is unbelievable and what Dutch love is all about.”

Every year, all Dutch Bros locations celebrate Valentine’s Day by donating $1 from every drink sold to local food banks. On average, a $1 donation allows organizations to purchase seven pounds of healthy and nutritious food for those in need. This year, the money raised by nearly 300 Dutch Bros locations will allow local organizations to provide more than 2 million pounds of food for people that need it the most.

In 2017, Dutch Bros raised $251,671 through the Dutch Luv campaign. This year, with the help of their customers and communities, they were able to raise $58,602 more – a nearly 25 percent increase – to provide relief to hungry people.

“Providing opportunities like Dutch Luv Day for neighbors, friends and family to be wildly generous is what gives us hope in a better future,” said Brian Maxwell, chief operating officer of Dutch Bros. “This is the fuel that inspires us to keep growing and create more platforms for good.”

Dutch Bros Coffee donates more than $2 million every year to nonprofit organizations and causes to “Make a difference, one cup at a time.”

For a complete list of organizations supported by the 2018 Dutch Luv Day, and the amount raised in each community, click here.

About Dutch Bros
Dutch Bros Coffee is the country’s largest privately held, drive-thru coffee company, with more than 300 locations and 7,500 employees in seven states.

Dutch Bros serves specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, a private-label Dutch Bros Blue Rebel energy drink, and nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee.

The rich, proprietary coffee blend is handcrafted from start to finish. Each ingredient is measured, every process timed and each cup perfected.

With a mission to serve as a role model in the community and commitment to doing the right thing, Dutch Bros donates more than $2 million annually to nonprofit organizations and local causes selected by local owner-operators.

Dutch Bros Coffee is headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon, where it was founded in 1992 by Dane and Travis Boersma, brothers of Dutch descent.

To learn more about Dutch Bros, visit http://www.dutchbros.com, like Dutch Bros Coffee on Facebook or follow @DutchBros on Twitter.

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Contact: Angi Veek / 541.660.1521 / pr(at)dutchbros.com

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