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Coffee vs. Cancer

On May 27th, Jumping Bean Coffee helped host the first downtown St. John’s Shave for the Brave in Atlantic Place. Our CEO Jeff LeDrew was a star-shaver, taking it all off for a worthy charity: Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) — an organization that provides support, programming, and space for young adults surviving cancer.

Besides roasting and packaging and special Shave for the Brave one pound bags of Jumping Bean Coffee, Jeff also personally raised nearly $12,000 for the cause! Customers also participated at various locations, putting loonies and twoonies into the donation cup. Thanks to all who helped out! There are still some bags of the specialty roast left — ask at your local Jumping Bean. All proceeds from this roast go to YACC.

Here are some pictures of the big event — note the happy Jeff, before and after. Also included is one of Jeff posing with our already-bald Operations Manager Rob Collins. Enjoy!

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