Autism Speaks' mission is to change the future for anyone who is struggling with an autism spectrum disorder - and that includes moms, dads, siblings, service providers and the whole community!
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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®
proudly supports our local
Among the core principles at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is a fundamental, unwavering commitment to the concept of social responsibility. We reflect this responsibility through our Caring Cup initiatives.
Austin Humane SocietyThe Austin Humane Society (AHS) offers comprehensive, humane, life-saving animal services, transforming the lives of animals and those who love them. Because we believe homeless animals deserve a chance to thrive in a loving environment, we offer innovative, nationally recognized programs that save the lives of thousands of dogs and cats each year. AHS’ approach to addressing animal homelessness encompasses both finding animals homes through adoption as well as preventing future homelessness through spay/neuter programs.
• Innovative life-saving adoption programs
• High-volume spay and neuter programs
• Engaging the community to be part of the solution
• Serving animals and people in times of crisis
HeartGift FoundationFor more than 10 years, the Austin based HeartGift Foundation has been bringing children from around the world to the United States for surgery to correct life threatening heart defects. These children come to the states because their home countries lack adequate health care and they leave with repaired hearts and a new sense of hope for the future.
Helping Hand Home for ChildrenFor 118 years, Helping Hand Home for Children has provided a place to heal for children who have suffered unimaginable abuse and neglect. The Home provides residential treatment services, foster care, adoption services, and a charter school for emotionally disturbed children.
Caritas of AustinFounded in 1964, Caritas of Austin is a non-profit organization that serves 20,000 homeless, working poor and documented refugees in Travis County. Caritas provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency.
This year Caritas of Austin will
• Serve 85,000 meals in their Community Kitchen
• Prevent 2,000 men, women and children from becoming homeless
• Provide 800 classes to teach clients the life-skills needed to maintain their stability
• Place 500 individuals in jobs at more than 145 local business
Wonders & WorriesMission: to help children cope when a parent faces a serious or life-threatening illness.
Vision: of the future is a world where all children and their families have the tools and support they need to emerge from a family health crisis stronger than they were before.
• Healthy families are the cornerstone of a thriving society.
• All children matter.
• Every child, every family has unique needs.
• There should be no barriers to families who need services.
• Dedicated Certified Life Specialists have unique skills and are best equipped to help children successfully cope with their parent’s serious illness.
We source most of our food items from small businesses in Austin! Products and availability vary by location.
Crave Artisan ChocolateCrave Artisan Chocolate is a small chocolate company in Austin, TX which strives to produce high quality and delicious artisan chocolate products that are both memorable to eat, and exciting to look at. Only top dark couverture chocolates and primarily organic ingredients are used to produce these crave-able products. All of our packaging is recyclable and biodegradable as well. Craving the enjoyment of chocolate is a natural occurrence - Crave Artisan Chocolate every day!
Luxe SweetsThey are an Austin-based company that loves food just as much as they love our beautiful city. Soraiya, Luxe Sweets owner, left a very routine job as a chemical engineer for a bowling ball manufacturing company to undertake the Le Cordon Bleu training program. She has loved being in the kitchen for as long as she can remember and is thrilled to be turning her passion into a reality.
Rockstar BagelsRockstar bagels Inc. is a wholesale bagel company located in Austin, TX. It was started officially in March of 2009 by local drummer Joe Hummel. They provide Traditional New York Style Bagels to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf every morning. They have amazing flavors like Sesame, Everything, Salt/Rosemary and Cinnamon Raisin.
TacodeliTacodeli is a local go-to for the best tacos in town! They serve the finest tacos and salads in Austin. Hailed by Austin Chronicle as "Critics' Picks" and "Readers Picks", Texas Monthly, and Zagat. Daily food specials bring added value of delicious breakfast tacos every morning.
AustinutsAustinuts is an Austin based company specializing in dry roasting nuts. This centuries old roasting method is particularly common around the Mediterranean. Dry roasting requires specially designed ovens and utilizes only hot air. As they contain no added oils, additives or preservatives, their dry roasted nuts have a more natural flavor, taste better and are crunchier than oil roasted nuts.
Thunderbird EnergeticaThunderbird Energetica is an artisan energy bar manufacturer committed to producing powerful sources of human fuel.
• Handmade in Austin, TX
• No added sugars, sweeteners & agave free
• 100% soy free, dairy free and gluten free
• 100% compostable packaging
• 100% Shaman Blessed
Dish a LiciousDish a Licious believes good nourishment starts with good ingredients, so they don’t use food that’s been abused, whether it’s chemically, genetically or physically. They make thoughtful prepared meals, based around seasonal ingredients because it makes sense to eat fresh vegetables grown down the road and picked yesterday, rather than produce that has frequent flyer miles.
• Local, healthy, fresh ingredients
• Handmade in Austin, for Austin
• Balanced, delicious meals made from scratch
The Cause:Autism Speaks' mission is to change the future for anyone who is struggling with an autism spectrum disorder - and that includes moms, dads, siblings, service providers and the whole community!
How can you help?Purchase a wristband for a minimum $1 donation and receive a 10% discount on all prepared beverages May 10th - 31st.
100% OF WRISTBAND PROCEEDS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO Autism Speaks.
Donation Request Form:
We are happy to receive donation requests from the community. Due to the high volume of requests please submit this form at least 45 days prior to your event.Download PDF >