THE HUMAN BEAN’S 11TH ANNUAL COFFEE FOR A CURE EVENT DONATES 100 PERCENT OF PROCEEDS TO LOCAL CANCER FIGHTERS

FORT COLLINS, COLO, Oct. 3, 2016 – For the 11th year in a row, The Human Bean drive-thru coffee shop(s) is hosting Coffee for a Cure on Friday, Oct. 21 from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. All northern Colorado Human Bean locations will donate 100 percent of sales to local cancer projects. Proceeds from the Larimer County locations will benefit the Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies Foundation Oncology Patient and Family Support Fund; proceeds from the Weld County locations will benefit the North Colorado Medical Center Breast Cancer Fund.

“Coffee for a Cure is the largest philanthropic initiative we execute during the year, and last year we raised more than $40,000,” said Frank Sherman, owner of The Human Bean. “With the support of our generous northern Colorado community, our goal is to raise even more funds in 2016 so that we may join forces with local cancer fighters.”

The Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies Oncology Patient and Family Support fund helps women with breast cancer pay for basic needs after diagnosis including insurance premiums, prescriptions, co-pays for office visits/procedures and more.

The North Colorado Medical Center Breast Cancer Fund benefits women who meet a poverty level of 300 percent, which helps women who do not quite qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford high-quality health insurance. The funds will help women cover diagnostic mammograms and biopsies, as well as prescriptions, co-pays, and living expenses for those who are undergoing treatment. 100 percent of funds are kept for women in Greeley and surrounding towns.

To support these organizations to the fullest extent, The Human Bean has added a new component to Coffee for a Cure: drawings for grand prize giveaways featuring gift certificates from local businesses. Tickets for the drawing may be purchased at one for $5 or three for $10 at any Human Bean location.

Each of The Human Bean locations will have nurses and hospital employees as Guest Baristas throughout the day beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., who will talk to customers about the program’s benefits and how the money will be used.
For more information about Coffee for a Cure, please visit humanbeannortherncolorado.com or contact Isis@mantoothcompany.com

About The Human Bean:
With eight locations in northern Colorado, The Human Bean is locally owned and operated. Locations are as follows: Three locations in Fort Collins at 821 N. College, 1822 S. College, and our CSU campus location is on the southwest side near Moby Arena; Two locations in Greeley at 3665 W. 10th Street and 2610 W. 10th Street; One location in Evans at 3310 23rd Avenue; One location in La Salle on Highway 85; and our newest location in Loveland at 6180 East Crossroads Blvd. The Human Bean will soon be adding a ninth location in Windsor. Each location is open from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday, and from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sundays. The Coffee Truck on the CSU Campus is opened Monday – Friday during fall and spring semesters.
For more information, visit humanbeannortherncolorado.com and www.facebook.com/HumanBeanNoCo.
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