Portland Coffee Roasters raises record amount from sales of its Holiday Roast, donates more than $10,000 to Escuela de Caficultura school of agriculture in Guatemala.
(PORTLAND, Ore.––March 2, 2020) –– For the past dozen years, Portland Coffee Roasters has sponsored a fundraising campaign featuring its annual Holiday Roast, donating a percentage from the sales of the coffee to a select non-profit organization. The 2019 campaign, which concluded on Dec. 31, raised more than $10,000 –– $2,000 above its goal –– for Escuela de Caficultura, a school of agriculture in Huehuetenango, Guatemala,
Portland Coffee Roasters, formerly Portland Roasting Coffee, is a wholesale and retail coffee company based in Portland, Oregon. Since 1996, Portland Coffee Roasters has sourced, roasted, and distributed high-quality specialty coffees locally and nationally from its location in Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District. Its mission is to create positive human connections through coffee by building a socially responsible business. Through direct-source programs and global projects, the company works with farming communities and cooperatives to improve the quality of life for all members of the coffee supply chain.