July 26, 2016

Dutch Bros raises more than $8,000 to assist with medical treatments

From Dutch Bros Central Oregon:
BEND, Ore. (July 26, 2016) – On Wednesday, July 20, Dutch Bros Central Oregon partnered with the community to raise $8,639 for two local girls to help offset medical expenses they have accrued from much needed medical treatments.

“Our Central Oregon community never ceases to amaze us by the love and support they have for one another,” said Kaelyn Costa, Dutch Bros Central Oregon owner. “Thank you for everyone who came out on Wednesday to help support these two young women who have both positively impacted many around them!”

On Wednesday, to raise funds, all nine Dutch Bros locations in Central Oregon: Bend, Redmond and Sisters donated proceeds from the day’s sales to support locals Taylor Laidlaw and Ashley McNeil. Both are now facing financial adversities from their much-needed medical treatments.

Taylor is currently in remission, and Ashley is receiving treatment for her Lyme disease. Each girl will receive $4,319 to help offset medical expenses from their treatments. 

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About Dutch Bros Central Oregon
Dutch Bros Coffee locations in Bend, Redmond and Sisters are locally owned and operated by Bill and Carol Smith and Kaelyn and Josh Costa, the first Central Oregon Dutch Bros opened in 2004. 

Dutch Bros Central Oregon pour thousands annually into local causes, including Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon, Healthy Beginnings, Neighbor Impact, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the local chapter of American Cancer Society.

“I love that Dutch Bros gives us a platform to give back to our community,” says Carol. “It’s so much more than just a good cup of coffee.”

Dutch Bros Central Oregon employs over 100 full-time and part-time local employees.
Follow Dutch Bros Central Oregon at: www.facebook.com/DutchBrosCentralOR

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