Something Special Brewing with Red Door Shelter
Posted by Matthew on 6/16/2019 to What's up with Us!
Some time ago, my family and I started contributing coffee donations to Red Door Family Shelter, a Toronto organization that assists families, refugees and women fleeing violence. They have been around for a while—since 1982, when only one other shelter was operating in Toronto.
The Importance of Organic Coffee
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Nicaragua Café Femenino
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Our First Commercial!
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Welcome the first posting on the Coast to Coast Coffee Blog!