Happy Canada Day

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This July 1st — wish your favorite Canadian “Happy Canada Day!” Then impress them with little known facts about their National Holiday. British Columbians guzzle 1.2 million liters 
of beer on July 1st (that’s 3.36 million cans) to celebrate the birth of their nation.  It’s little surprise this is the same province that races bath tubs across the Georgia Strait to Vancouver. While most provinces in Canada (can you name all 10?) are throwing back a cold one, tens of thousands in Quebec are MOVING … Read More

Health Benefits of Coffee

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Did you see the GREAT news about the health benefits of (Haitian) coffee yesterday (June 2016)? A new study Finds even MORE Evidence Coffee Can Be a Life-Saver. We’ve been saying this for years at the rooster! A new study adds these benefits of coffee:   those with colon cancer benefit by drinking several cups (researchers also think coffee also helps prevent it) — so go ahead, pour yourself another cup — just make it #haitiancoffee. One benefit of drinking #Haitiancoffee?  You’re directly supporting farmers.  Do-gooders are … Read More

Pledge to Drink Haitian (monthly coffee cart ideas)

raise money w/ a Haitian coffee cart

Great Fundraising Idea Nonprofits:   Monthly Coffee Cart 80% of adults drink and will spend $300+ a year on coffee — why not Haitian? Get folks to pledge / sign up to drink Haitian for the year Distribute bags via a coffee cart / table on the first Sunday of every month.  At the office or school, put monthly coffee in the break room for pickup. Set and post a concrete goal for money raised.  Track progress, share photos, stories. The big picture : If just … Read More

Singing Rooster & Christ the King

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Haitian Coffee = long lasting change, one cup at a time. Change your mind & behavior will follow. Thesis: In a country where unemployment hovers over 60%, over a third of the GDP is western union, and 60% of the food is imported, we need to focus on creating sustainable communities in Haiti through agriculture. In my presentation at the Twinning conference, I laid out a framework with rich resources that encourage groups working in Haiti to concentrate on urban / community gardens. I’m emphatic … Read More

Cherry Hills Community Church

Empower Haiti

Singing Rooster helps lots of groups reach goals in Haiti — like Cherry Hills Community Church of Denver.  They’re building a church in Haiti using coffee and chocolate proceeds.  It’s a new concept — raising money while supporting Haiti’s small producers. Here’s how they’re doing it: Help build our church! Drink coffee! Haitian coffee is classically Caribbean – Chocolaty sweet with mellow citrus-highlights. • Pledge to drink Haitian coffee for a year! • Sell coffee to friends & family • Hook us up with a … Read More

Sustain Thousands – Eat Chocolate, Drink Coffee

Haiti farmer jobs

Come Alive this Spring – Renew Your Commitment to Building Autonomy in Haiti Spring is a time of renewal for souls, nature, humans. Finding a passion centered on helping others enlivens and enriches lives for both givers and receivers.  We invite you to share the passion of job creation in Haiti.  Your only task?  Drink Haitian coffee.  Eat Haitian chocolate.  Thousands will benefit. Singing Rooster has been creating and sustaining jobs in Haiti since 2009. We are committed to strengthening farmer-owned cooperatives by building meaningful and lasting … Read More