Starbucks PH volunteers rehabilitate classrooms and facilities at Agripino Manalo National High School in Pateros
Recently, around 70 Starbucks partners (employees) from 26 Starbucks stores visited the Agripino Manalo National High School in Pateros to refurbish the school’s chairs and tables and to repaint its facilities. The school has been used as a voting center in the last elections and has seen its share of wear and tear. This volunteer effort is part of Starbuck’s goal to have 100% of its stores take part in community service starting 2020. This month, Starbucks partners volunteered for the Renovate to Educate (RED) Project, with non-profit organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP).
By the end of the day, the Starbucks partners built ten bookshelves, repaired and repainted seventy chairs, refurbished nine tables in the canteen, and repainted a classroom and the canteen. TFP aims to provide quality education to Filipino children and they work through RED to rehabilitate classrooms and public school facilities in the country.
Since April, and as part of the Global Month of Good, Starbucks has been inspiring volunteerism among its partners by involving them in community projects. Apart from their service through Renovate to Educate (RED), the company also offers their partners volunteerism opportunities through partnerships with organizations such as Haribon Foundation and Habitat for Humanity.
Starbucks aims to use its scale (it continues to expand its business globally with thousands of stores in many countries) to do good work toward its mission of nurturing the human spirit – one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time. That’s how you make ripples of change.Liked this post? Follow SwirlingOverCoffee on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.