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Scooter's Coffee Donates $30,000 to American Red Cross
Funds Will go Towards Midwest Flood Relief Efforts
May 17, 2019 – Norfolk, NE – Scooter’s Coffee announced a $30,000 donation to the American Red Cross to aid ongoing disaster relief for victims of the March storm that brought historic flooding to large parts of Nebraska and Iowa. The company donated an initial $5,000 in the immediate wake of the disaster and then called upon customers for donations for over a two week time period, matching dollar for dollar through the next $5,000.
“We are very proud of our Nebraska roots, and when we see our community struggling, our first instinct is to harness our brand power to help in every way possible,” stated Todd Graeve, Chief Executive Officer of Scooter’s Coffee. “We were absolutely blown away by the generosity of our customers and their enthusiasm for helping others. There is a spirit of strength and perseverance amongst these tightknit Midwest communities, and we saw that spirit emerge when we called upon our customers to contribute.”
While customers nationwide contributed to the cause, one of the Norfolk, Nebraska, locations (902 W. Benjamin Ave.) raised the most money. The store will host a check presentation for the American Red Cross on Friday, May 17.
“Norfolk was deeply impacted by the floods in March, so it is very heartwarming to see our customers get behind the opportunity to help provide relief for the victims,” stated Brooke Wenzl, operator of both stores in Norfolk. “We have always felt that Scooter’s is a central part of the Norfolk community, and we are so proud to be in the position to help.”
Scooter’s Coffee, which currently has nearly 100 locations in Nebraska and 24 locations in Iowa, is a drive-thru franchise that has been serving world-class coffee for 20 years. It roasts only the finest beans, making that first morning sip both convenient and rewarding for its customers across the nation. Scooter’s Coffee has more than 200 locations in 14 states and has over 175 franchise commitments to build new stores. To find out why Scooter’s Coffee is among the best coffee franchises in the nation and to learn more about franchise opportunities, visit ownascooters.com.
About Scooter’s Coffee
Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. In more than two decades of business, Scooter’s Coffee’s success is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company’s four core values, which are Integrity, Love, Humility and Courage. The Scooter’s Coffee Brand Promise, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks… Amazingly Fast!®️” It represents the company’s business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal and new customers.
Scooter’s Coffee is at the dawn of a strategic growth phase in the Midwest and nationwide. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion a year recession-resistant industry, and Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the #1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation. Visit ownascooters.com to learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise of a well-established company. For more information, visit scooterscoffee.com, facebook.com/scooterscoffee, ownascooters.com or call 877-494-7004.