Posts Tagged "Chicago Nonprofit"

Metropolis & Aspire: Two Peas In A Pod

We are proud to announce that we will now be offering beans from our BFF non-profit partner, Aspire Coffeeworks, through our regular wholesale channels. We roast the beans and the folks at Aspire take care of everything else, advancing the lives of countless adults with disabilities along the way. Both Aspire Roast and Aspire Bold [...]

Latte Art Throwdown 2010

Groups of people standing on tables, talking tons of trash and sometimes throwing things (none of that, please!). No, it’s not pro wrestling, it’s our Blindfolded Latte Art Throwdown! Come by our Roasting Garage in Andersonville on Dec. 9 (this Thursday!) to see what baristas and coffee geeks do when they’re feeling all “Mad Max” [...]

Jane Goodall Launches New Masala Chai in Chicago

Where the idea of an NGO (non-governmental organization) was once revolutionary, now these cause-leading groups are often found partnering with like-minded for-profit companies. Enter Rishi Tea’s Masala Chai, a single-origin black tea infused with spices, cream, and sugar–with a rich, thick, slow-moving vanilla undertone. Rishi has partnered with one of the most well-known humanitarians of the age, [...]

Aspire CoffeeWorks on “The Today Show”

As a proud partner and supporter of Aspire, everyone here at Metropolis Coffee was excited to see the Chicago-based organization receive special recognition this past Monday on the Today Show. Aspire was part of a nonprofit-driven series that asks Today Show hosts, ”What Do You Care About TODAY?” Aspire provides lifelong assistance and programs tailored to the [...]

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