Last year 300,000 veterans were homeless for at least one night. There are over 162,000 chronically homeless veterans in the United States.
The words veteran and homeless should never be used in the same sentence, so we decided to start a coffee company, hire homeless and unemployed veterans, teach them to roast the best coffee in Chicago and give them back the dignity that comes from being able to support yourself and your family.
At Veteran Roasters Cup O’ Joe we pay a living wage, help our employees with housing, child care and the daily living expenses so they can concentrate on being the best roasters in town. Every cup you brew helps a veteran so drink it weak, strong, or somewhere in between, but buy a lot and drink a lot!