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UK Coffee Week

UK Coffee Week

In an inspiring collaboration across the nation, leading coffee chains, independents, workplaces and coffee-loving consumers are uniting this week for UK Coffee Week, an annual charitable programme and celebration of coffee.

From 22–28 April, coffee chains including Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Caffè Nero, Debenhams Cafés and Restaurants, Muffin Break, Pod and Soho Coffee Co will be joined by other chains, hundreds of independent coffee shops and workplaces across the country to support and fundraise for Project Waterfall. With the tag line of ‘THE POWER OF COFFEE’, this charitable initiative works in partnership with WaterAid to provide life-changing clean drinking water projects to some of the poorest communities in African coffee-growing countries.

Ian Cranna, Vice President, Marketing and Category, Starbucks UK said: “This is a fantastic week where coffee companies in the UK can come together and make a real difference as an industry.  We are passionate about improving the lives of coffee growing communities around the world, and we are very proud to be supporting UK Coffee Week this year and helping to raise money for Project Waterfall.”

Kevin Hydes, Marketing Director of Costa Coffee said: "Costa is delighted to be supporting UK Coffee Week again this year and helping to raise awareness for Project Waterfall.  We’re proud to work in the thriving UK coffee industry and value the life-changing difference that Project Waterfall is making to some of the poorest communities in African coffee-growing countries.”

Jeffrey Young, Chairman of the Allegra Foundation and Founder of UK Coffee Week added: “We are thrilled that the coffee industry is rallying to support UK Coffee Week again this year. This unique initiative is extremely important and together we can continue to provide life-changing clean water projects in Tanzania, where Project Waterfall is currently focused.”

During UK Coffee Week, UK coffee lovers will be able to show their support and donate to Project Waterfall in thousands of coffee shops across the country, in their workplace as part of Coffee@Work (the workplace component of UK Coffee Week), on Twitter and Facebook using @UKCoffeeWeek and #powerofcoffee and through JustGiving.

Visit www.ukcoffeeweek.com to find out more information about participating venues and ways to support Project Waterfall.

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