Timothy's and Habitat for Humanity partner to support coffee growing
TORONTO, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - Timothy's World Coffee and its customers are helping to build homes, strengthen coffee growing communities and eliminate poverty housing as they celebrate the Fourth Annual LatteBené day on October 1, 2009. On this day, the money from all LatteBené sales will go directly to Habitat for Humanity's Global Village Program, giving back to the countries and communities in which Timothy's LatteBené beans are responsibly sourced.
Timothy's has been committed to environmental and social responsibility for over 30 years. Made from 100 per cent Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee, the LatteBené is just one example of Timothy's wide selection of ethical coffees from around the world.
"Timothy's is recognized in the coffee community as a leader in social and environmental responsibility," says Linda Smithers, an advisor to Timothy's on responsibly sourced coffee beans. "Important sustainable coffee practices such as those supported through the Rainforest Alliance program benefit present and future generations of farmers, consumers and wildlife."
Timothy's World Coffee aims to raise $30,000 for the Global Village Program through this year's LatteBené Day. Canadians can support the program by visiting their local Timothy's restaurant.
WHO: Linda Smithers, expert on responsibly sourced coffee is
available for interviews on September 30th and October 1st.
Linda is able to speak to
- The importance of sustainable coffee practices and how they
impact the communities where coffee is grown
- Timothy's leadership and commitment to community and social
- Sustainable agricultural practices through the Rainforest
Alliance certification program
WHEN: Wednesday, September 30th
Thursday, October 1, 2009, 6:00am - 1:00pm (by phone or in-
person at the Timothy's Front Street location (105 Front St. E)
in Toronto from 11am-1pm.
WHERE: LatteBené Day takes place at all Timothy's locations across
For Timothy's nearest to you visit www.timothys.ca
SOURCE Timothy's World Coffee
For further information: For further information: or to book an interview with Linda Smithers please contact: Whitney Shanfield or Claire Beattie, Veritas Communications Inc., Shanfield@veritascanada.com, Beattie@veritascanada.com, (416) 955-4576, (416) 482-1357