Community Coffee Celebrates 29 Years of Community Cash for Schools® Program


This year, more than 800 schools participated in the Community Cash for Schools® program, earning over $328,500 from Proof of Purchase collection.

 “We are thrilled to see so many communities coming together and utilizing this program to better the education of our youth,” said Jodi Conachen, Community Coffee General Manager of Communications. “More than 75 schools earned over $1,000 this year, which will help provide students and teachers with the resources they need for a successful school year.”

Since its inception 29 years ago, Community Cash for Schools® has helped public and private schools throughout the region earn $7.4M dollars by collecting Proofs of Purchase from all Community® brand products. These funds are used for programs and initiatives that best serve students’ needs, like new playground equipment, textbooks, computers, whiteboards, school events and more.

This year’s top-earning school, Sts. Leo-Seton Catholic School in Lafayette, LA, earned $6,800 for its students.

For more information on the Community Cash for Schools® program, go to and enroll online or call 800-525-5583.

About Community Cash for Schools® Program
The Community Cash For Schools® program supports participating schools that collect Proofs of Purchase from Community® products. These product Proofs of Purchase can be redeemed for cash that each school can spend at its discretion. There are no stipulations on how the money is spent. Schools can choose to allocate the money toward new textbooks, computers or even events. This program is entering its 29th year and to date it has helped participating schools generate over $7 million!

About Community Coffee Company
Now in its 98th 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. Founded in 1919, Community Coffee Company is an importer, roaster and distributor of the highest-quality premium coffees and teas, using only 100% Arabica coffee beans. For additional information, visit or find the brand on Facebook and Twitter.

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