Area Rotary Clubs Organize ‘A Cup of Joe to End Polio’ Fundraiser

The Rotary Clubs of Door County North, Kewaunee, Sturgeon Bay and Sturgeon Bay Breakfast – with the substantial aid of local businesses – have established A Cup of Joe to End Polio: an initiative running Oct. 12-20. It honors progress toward a polio-free world and urges community support to end the paralyzing disease. 

During the initiative, participating Door and Kewaunee County coffee houses and restaurants will donate 25 cents for each cup of coffee sold, and the Rotary Clubs will match the amount contributed by these restaurants, increasing the donation per cup to 50 cents. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will then match these contributions two to one, which increases the gift to $1.50 per cup.

Participating businesses include Kick Ash Coffee in Ellison Bay; Analog Coffee, Base Camp Coffee, Chop, Lure, Pasta Vino, Discourse Coffee, and Goose & Twig in Sister Bay; Ephraim Coffee Lab in Ephraim; Blue Horse, The Cookery, Julie’s Café and W.A.K.E. M.E. in Fish Creek; Bearded Heart Coffee and Baileys 57 in Baileys Harbor; Big Easy Bagel and Beignet, Buttercups, Chocolate Chicken, Double Delites, Greens N Grains and Pink Bakery in Egg Harbor; Door County Coffee and Tea in Carlsville; 5th and Jefferson Coffee House, Brick Lot, Crate, Kick Coffee, and Scaturo’s Baking Company and Café in Sturgeon Bay; Café Tlazo and Dairy Deans in Algoma; Village Café in Casco; Harbor Grounds in Kewaunee; and Rosie’s Café in Luxemburg.

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