Openings and Closings

Good food, good cause: Global Goods and Coffee Shop

Global Goods and Coffee Shop opened this spring in Olde Town Arvada with all the trappings of a coffeehouse -- but with a different goal. Global Goods is run by an international nonprofit organization, Global Refuge, that provides immediate aid where it is needed, without getting tangled up in the bureaucratic process. Current initiatives include providing water to Syrian refugees, sending water-purification supplies to Lebanon, supporting resettlement and feeding programs in Uganda, and training and treating malaria-affected communities. Global Goods aims to help the cause by raising awareness, selling goods made by refugees, and generating funding.

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