This coming Friday, March 16th we're teaming up with a few dozen of our closest friends around the United States for Night of 1000 Pours, a fundraiser benefitting the ACLU. Several companies are stepping up with direct donations, and events are popping off across the country—a full list can be found at our official Night of 1000 Pours website—and we are particularly stoked about the following parties, activations, events, and fundraising initiatives.
Portland, OR at Sprudge Studios (10am-3pm)
Join us for the public debut of Sprudge Studios (3640 SE Belmont) in Portland for a very special Pop-Tart Pop-Up, in partnership with Portland Coffee Social Club. $5 gets you a delicious cup of coffee sourced by La Bodega and roasted by Portland's own Smalltime Coffee Roasters, with your choice of delightful pop-tart pairing. This event is supported by Breville, Black Rabbit Coffee Service, Oatly, and Pacific Foods. 100% of funds raised will be donated to the ACLU Foundation.
Portland, OR + Los Angeles + New York City at Stumptown Coffee (7pm-10pm)
Stumptown Coffee is showing up big time with three (3) latte art parties at their Downtown Portland, Manhattan West 8th, and LA Arts District cafes. Music, food, prizes, and a $10 buy-in to benefit ACLU.
Los Angeles, California at G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger (all day)
G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger will be matching tips throughout the day at their coffee bars and donating those funds to the ACLU. Come enjoy what the New York Times strongly implied was America's best iced latte and support a good cause while you're at it.
Seattle at La Marzocco Cafe (all day)
Our friends at La Marzocco Cafe are stepping up big by donating 15% of all the days sales to the ACLU. Visit them at their beautiful location inside KEXP (472 1st Ave N) in the heart of Lower Queen Anne.
New York City at Coffee Project New York (all day)
Coffee Project NY (239 E. 5th St.) will be serving a special drink, “The Dreamers”, with 100% of profits from this drink benefitting ACLU in support of DACA. Check out Coffee Project NY in the East Village and tell 'em Sprudge sent you!
Portland, ME at Tandem Coffee (all day)
Tandem Coffee will be donating 10% of sales from both cafes to the ACLU of Maine on March 16th.
Washington DC at Multiple Locations (all day)
The good people of Coffee District have organized a multi-cafe effort across the Washington DC area, with a variety of menu activations happening at Qualia Coffee, The Wydown, Bump N’ Grind, Little Red Fox, Fox Loves Taco, and Glen’s Garden. A full list of participating venues and specials can be viewed here.
Dallas, Texas at Houndstooth Coffee (7:30—10pm)
A throwdown to raise funds for the ACLU at Houndstooth Coffee's beautiful Sylvan Ave location in Dallas. Pours start at 8pm with a $5 buy-in—arrive earlier to show up and sign up.
Chicago at Intelligentsia Coffee (7-10pm)
Our partners at Intelligentsia are teaming up with Counter Culture Coffee and Stumptown Coffee for an unprecedented display of coffee civic unity, all raising funds for the ACLU. Join Intelligentsia on the new Sky Deck at Intelligentsia's Roast Works (1850 W Fulton St) for an evening of tacos, beer, wine, and a rockin' latte art throwdown. RSVP via Facebook.
Milwaukee, WI at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters (3-6pm)
$1 per every pound of coffee sold and $1 per drink from a special happy hour menu donated to the ACLU of Wisconsin! Go here.
Tallahassee, FL at Southern Velvet Cafe (12pm-7pm)
An outdoor cookies & coffee confab on the lawn of Southern Velvet, benefitting ACLU Foundation. Get yourself a shimmery rainbow latte and enjoy family fun and games.
For much more information and an updating list of parties as they happen, visit the official Night of 1000 Pours website.