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Learn about the Youth Action Grant Program
Hi everyone, it’s Joelle on the Global Responsibility team. Rodney from my team wrote about the Starbucks Foundation’s grant to the American Red Cross last week. As many of you know, the Starbucks Foundation announced a $1 million grant to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake on January 12. The Starbucks Foundation has a variety of funding focus areas including support of relief efforts around the world. One of these areas is supporting young people who are fostering change in their local communities through the Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ Youth Action Grants. We believe in the power of young people to change the … more »
@StarbucksJobs Now on Twitter
Hi, my name is Kat and I work in Employer Branding on the Global Staffing team. I wanted to tell you about the @StarbucksJobs Twitter account. It’s a convenient way for partners and customers to find out about jobs available at Starbucks and learn more about what it’s like to be a partner. The idea behind the account is simple - we tweet about interesting positions that are open and include a link to apply. Similar to the Career Center , Twitter is another way to find out about open positions. We're also here to answer any questions you have about open positions or questions about what it's like to work at Starbucks. Of course we're biased but we love working at Starbucks … more »
How we are Working toward Overcoming Recycling Barriers
Today, we are very excited to have our very own, Jim Hanna – director of Environmental Impact – speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C. Jim will present some of our challenges and achievements around recycling and will ask mayors and other municipal leaders across the United States to improve local recycling systems. Currently, recycling capabilities vary across the U.S. and this presents a significant barrier for Starbucks as we work to address our goal of being an environmental leader and one of the top ideas of all time on MyStarbucksIdea – Recycling . Today, we recycle one or more types of waste in approximately 70 percent of U.S. Company-Operated Starbucks … more »
Six Lunch Options Under 400 Calories
Hi everyone – it’s Katie, Starbucks senior nutritionist and registered dietitian. By now, I’m sure you’ve noticed that there are some really great new lunch options in our stores. I wanted to tell you a little bit about them… Six NEW Delicious Lunch Options Under 400 calories* When you’re hungry and in a hurry, sometimes only a hot lunch can satisfy – but often those cheesy, melt-y and creamy options can break the calorie bank. Starbucks now offers four Panini sandwiches that are warmed upon order for a quick and delicious lunch, and at less than 400 calories , you can pair your favorite handcrafted Starbucks® beverage with one of these flavorful … more »
New Store in Mayfair, London
This winter, the Starbucks design team unveiled a new store in the hip and fashionable district of Mayfair, the heart of London. This new design not only embeds the character of the neighborhood into the store, but also elevates the look-and-feel of the traditional coffeehouse. There are many interesting features to this new store- it showcases our heritage logo, and features a large industrial community table found at an antique store in Belgium. There is artwork made from reused tea boxes once used to store legal papers in the Northwest of England. The designers also used reclaimed Welsh rift cut wood and repurposed Italian shoe/automobile leather. The store in London is an exciting international … more »
Donate to the Haiti Earthquake Relief Effort at Participating Starbucks Stores
Hello, My name is Rodney Hines. I work on the Starbucks Global Responsibility team focusing on community efforts. This week a tragic event happened to our world neighbors in Haiti. Many lives have been lost and massive wreckage realized by the earthquake. Many of you have let us know that you would like to help. We’re making it easy for you to donate to the Red Cross in participating Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada. No purchase is necessary, just give the barista the monetary amount you would like to donate and they’ll gladly ring it up with 100% of the donations going to the Red Cross*. You can even donate with your loaded Starbucks Card. The Starbucks Foundation will … more »
Introducing Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Wrap
Hi, it’s Erin on the food team and we’ve got another great way to start you day! You told us on MyStarbucksIdea you love our Egg White, Spinach & Feta Wrap and you wanted to see more wraps that are equally delicious and our product development team delivered. Introducing, our new Huevos Rancheros wrap which has 17 grams of protein and only 350 calories and the same wheat wrap you’ve come to love on the Egg White, Spinach & Feta Wrap. It’s a Starbucks twist on the classic southwest style dish featuring a tasty combination of scrambled eggs, black beans, cheese, spicy peppers and roasted tomatoes. I shared some samples with our moderator team and they are all raving … more »
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