Community Coffee Company Supports Flood Relief Efforts In South Louisiana With 24K+ Cups Of Free Coffee
BATON ROUGE – Community Coffee Company is providing Community® coffee to flood evacuees and emergency workers at Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge, Lamar Dixon Center in Gonzales, American Red Cross shelters and through the Salvation Army.
“While we are saddened that the recent flooding has had such a profound impact on south Louisiana, we understand that a cup of Community® coffee can go a long way to help people feel a sense of normalcy,” said David Belanger, President & CEO of Community Coffee Company. “We want to ensure our neighbors and first responders have the State Coffee of Louisiana™ to support their flood response and rebuilding efforts.”
Starting the day after the storm, Community Coffee Company began supporting local communities and victims of the recent flooding in south Louisiana through a cup of coffee. So far, the company has provided 500 pounds of Community® coffee, or 24,380 cups, to evacuees and first responders. Community Coffee team members will be serving coffee at these shelters throughout the week and will continue to supply area shelters until the threat subsides.
Since 1919, Community Coffee Company has called south Louisiana home. Now in its 97th year, Community Coffee Company houses the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, and four generations of the Saurage family have operated the company since its inception. Community Coffee Company is an importer, roaster and distributor of premium coffees and teas, using only 100% Arabica coffee beans.