The Tea Spot Makes Loose Leaf Tea Gift Donation to Living Journeys “Ski For Hope” Nordic Ski Challenge

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The Tea Spot is supporting its 10% Pledge for Cancer Wellness by making a product gift donation to Living Journeys, a Colorado Community Cancer Support non-profit hosting their annual nordic skiing fundraiser in the high-mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado. The common goals of cancer wellness and healthy living of both Colorado-based companies makes this partnership an ideal fit for both with great potential for future collaborations.

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We look forward to partnering with Living Journeys on future events, and are excited about their Summit Hike & Mountain Half-Marathon event coming up in July of this year, which we plan to support with loose leaf tea and teaware donations.

The Tea Spot is making a tea gift donation to Living Journeys upcoming “Ski For Hope” Nordic Ski Challenge event in Crested Butte, Colorado. The Tea Spot’s donation is a “Tea for Two” Steepware® and loose tea gift package. It includes a gift box with two Tea Steeping Cups, and two mini tins of loose leaf white tea - Meditative Mind signature tea blend of white tea, rosebuds and green tea jasmine pearls; and Snowflakes white tea. In addition, the tea gift includes three full size tins of unique loose leaf gourmet tea. The Tea Spot’s tea gift has a retail value of $74.95.

The Tea Spot fuels its mission of fostering wellness by making loose leaf tea an everyday gourmet luxury through social entrepreneurship. The company donates ten percent of profits from sales in kind to cancer and community wellness programs.

Living Journeys is a non-profit organization providing support and resources to Gunnison County residents living with cancer. Living Journeys offers a safe and confidential support system, counseling services, financial assistance and a local resource network of businesses organized to help individuals struggling with cancer. Living Journeys Inaugural Ski For Hope Nordic Challenge will be held on March 10th, 2012 on the East Side Nordic trails in Crested Butte, Colorado. All proceeds from the event will benefit Living Journeys. The Mission of Ski For Hope is to use skiing as an avenue to raise local awareness and funding for those challenged with cancer. The Tea Spot’s Customer Service Representative, Katie Young, found Living Journeys to be an absolute joy to work with and says “We look forward to partnering with Living Journeys on future events, and are excited about their Summit Hike & Mountain Half-Marathon event coming up in July of this year, which we plan to support with loose leaf tea and teaware donations for every participant!”

The Tea Spot is a for-profit philanthropic business producing handcrafted loose leaf teas and Steepware® – the tools that make loose tea easy. The Boulder, Colorado-based woman owned and operated company was founded by Maria Uspenski in 2004. A cancer survivor drawn to the health benefits of leaf tea during her recovery, she set forth to modernize the loose-leaf tea experience. Her message is simple and powerful: tea in its freshest form renders incredible flavor, unmatched health benefits, and is eco-friendly. The Tea Spot is a Certified B Corporation and ensures that its products uphold clean, sustainable and fair manufacturing standards. The company’s model of social entrepreneurship incorporates a culture of giving as it grows: ten percent of every sale made is donated in-kind to cancer and community wellness programs.

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