A Letter From Aspire CoffeeWorks

Dear clients, friends, and supporters–

At Aspire CoffeeWorks, we believe that when all of us are united, we are better and stronger. In these uncertain times, this belief rings true more than ever. We hope you remain safe and healthy. Remember, together, we’re better.

Our team continues to closely monitor communications from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and government agencies to stay on top of the evolving situation with COVID-19. The health and well-being of our team members, partners and community are our highest priority at Aspire CoffeeWorks.

With the help of our roasting partner, Metropolis Coffee Company, we are continuing to fill orders. As you may know, office coffee sales make up a large part of our business and fuels our mission. With offices across the Chicagoland area and country closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, our coffee orders have declined significantly. We are grateful to have wonderful long-time partners, Metropolis Coffee Company and Canteen Refreshment Services, along with many supporters like you, to help us through these difficult times. We remain optimistic about the future and look forward to the time when the roasterie and offices are buzzing again. In the meantime, if you’d like to help, we’ve listed below many different ways to do so.

Thank you for your support!

-Aspire CoffeeWorks Team

How to Support Aspire CoffeeWorks

1.      Purchase coffee online. We are still filling orders with the help of Metropolis Coffee Company!

2.      Spread the word! Tell your friends and family about our coffee and cause.

3.      Help us find more office coffee partners! If you are interested in learning more about an office coffee partnership, please email info@aspirecoffeeworks.com or visit our website. We work with almost 100 corporate partners across the country who brew our coffee in their offices every day. When employees return to their offices, we will be more prepared than ever to provide incredible coffee that does incredible good.Remember, 100% of net proceeds benefit programs and services for people with disabilities at Aspire. Every cup counts!

How to Support Our Partners

By supporting Metropolis and Canteen, you’re supporting our coffee and cause.

Support Metropolis

Metropolis Coffee Company continues to roast coffee out of their roasterie in Avondale. Please consider supporting them by purchasing coffee online or donating to their GoFundMe to help support their Edgewater café employees. Visit @MetropolisCoffeeCo on Instagram for more information. 

Support Canteen

Canteen Refreshment Services continues to serve clients nationwide. If you are a local company, you can take advantage of Canteen Chicago’s new “snack time” initiative in which they deliver snack boxes to your employees’ doorstep as they work from home. It is a great way to show your employees you care while also supporting Canteen’s local branches. To learn more about the different snack box options, visit @Canteen_Chicago on Instagram, contact your Account Manager, or call 1-847-291-0470 to order. 

Watch Marcus’s Story

We know everyone could use some happiness during these difficult times. We hope this video featuring Marcus, an Aspire CoffeeWorks employee with Down syndrome who loves his job, brings some “happy” to your day!

Thank you to Nick Swatz of Baby Pomegranate Productions for producing this video.

Thank you for your support. We will continue to bring you updates as we have them. Please stay strong and healthy and do your best to help others. Remember, together, we’re better.

Questions? Email us today.

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