Triangle coffee shop aims to feed first responders
Posted April 1, 2020 11:06 a.m. EDT
Updated April 1, 2020 11:28 a.m. EDT
Durham, N.C. — Joe Van Gogh Coffee is giving customers a chance to give back to first responders and other essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coffee shop has started the "Fuel for the Frontlines" program, which allows customers to donate coffee and baked goods to healthcare workers, grocery staff and first responders in Durham and Chapel Hill.
Customers have the option to donate to to UNC Hospitals Chapel Hill, Whole Foods Market Durham, Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, Weaver Street Market Chapel Hill and the Durham Police Department.
The coffee shop will deliver donations directly to the workers within four business days. Customers can choose to send Joe Van Gogh's hot coffee, cold brew, blueberry muffins, chocolate chip cookies, banana bread and scones. Orders can be placed online via the Joe Van Gogh website.