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Community Coffee Celebrates 30 Years of Community Cash for Schools® Program

Apr 22, 2019

Baton Rouge, LA, April 2019 —This year, more than 775 schools participated in the Community Cash for Schools® program, earning over $328,500 from Proof of Purchase collection.

“I am happy to see so many schools participating each year and so many students benefitting from the program,” said Matt Saurage, fourth-generation owner of Community Coffee Company. “The money the schools earned will help provide students and teachers with the resources they need for a successful school year and hopefully many years to come.”

Since its inception 30 years ago, Community Cash for Schools® has helped public and private schools throughout the region earn $7.6 million by collecting Proofs of Purchase from all Community® brand products. These funds are used for programs and initiatives that best serve students’ needs: new playground equipment, textbooks, computers, whiteboards, school events and more.

More than 75 schools earned over $1,000 from Community® items. This year’s top-earning school, Sts. Leo-Seton Catholic School in Lafayette, LA, earned over $7,900—the most ever earned by a single school.

For more information on the Community Cash for Schools® program, go to and enroll online or call 800-525-5583.

About Community Cash for Schools® Program
The Community Cash For Schools® program supports participating schools that collect Proofs of Purchase from Community® products. These product Proofs of Purchase can be redeemed for cash that each school can spend at its discretion. Schools can choose to allocate the money toward new textbooks, computers or even events. This program is entering its 30th year and to date it has helped participating schools generate over $7.6 million.

About Community Coffee Company 
Now in its centennial year, Community Coffee Company houses the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America and is celebrating its 100th year. Four generations of the Saurage family have operated the company since its founding in 1919. Community Coffee Company is an importer, roaster and distributor of high-quality premium coffees, using only 100% Arabica coffee beans, and teas. For additional information, visit or find the brand on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.




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