One of the beautiful silver linings in this terrible, horrible, very bad, no good time is how the food and beverage maker community has stepped up to help out healthcare workers, essential workers and many others in need. Brands with strong ethical and sustainable foundations have long stood out from other products on the shelves, but as the economic effects of Covid-19 carry on, helping others will continue to be important in the months to come. Here are a few makers we know of that are doing their part to contribute.
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Through #FoundersGive, Little Red Kitchen Bakeshop, is donating its homemade cookies to hospital workers across New York City as a thank you for all their service during the COVID-19 crisis. For every dozen cookies that are purchased, Susan at Little Red Bakeshop will match the order.
As part of Northerly’s For the Grainer Good program, the rolled oats company has continued to make donations of their shelf-stabled oats to food banks throughout the Scottsdale, Arizona area. These oats can last up to two years in their original packaging.
This clean energy bar company, one of Foodboro’s emerging makers in Denver, has partnered up with a local coffee company to sell their products for donation to health care workers.
The sparkling tea company is offering consumers 20 percent off while at the same time donating 20 percent to organizations providing Covid-19 relief. Read more about Minna’s maker, Ryan Fortwendel, right here!
The San Francisco-based superfood cookie company has donated 800 mini cookies to a local area food bank, which ultimately went to children who normally get free or reduced lunches at school.
TeaSquares, along with 9 other brands, are selling their products in the “Stay Home Stay Healthy” snack box, available through Good Food Brands. All of the profits will be donated to healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19.
This alcohol-free company, another one of Foodboro’s Denver All-Stars, is donating 10 percent of its profits to the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation.
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We are all in this together! 🤝 As a small family business, we are so grateful for your continued support! However, we know many aren’t as fortunate to keep their businesses running during these times. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bars and Restaurants have supported us since day one and have been crucial in helping us grow the alcohol-free category. So now we are here to support them! We are donating 10% of each online order to the @rwcfusa to help Restaurant’s and their staff during these times. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let’s keep looking out for each other and we will get through this! 💙