Coffee that Gives Back!

A portion of every sale helps a student raise money for their camp trip and/or provide scholarship money for other students in need.  It also helps a student in Nicaragua attend a Young Life camp and pays a dignified wage to the coffee workers in Nicaragua!  

Are you fundraising for camp?  Read below.

It is pretty simple. You direct friends, families, neighbors, etc. to buy coffee from 41&change with this link (http://www.41change.com/young-life/libertyville-vernon-hills​) and you get a portion of each sale. This will be sent to the Young Life office to go towards your summer or Polar Bear camp cost. All you need to do is make sure they fill out your name in the designation field. 

You can also include the instructions (below) with your email to eliminate any confusion.

Step by Step Instructions
For step by step directions of how to order coffee (great for including in your sale) check out the document below.
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Please email us if you have any questions or would like to get started- libertyville.vernonhills.yl@gmail.com

Selling Breakdown Examples

Sell coffee one time. If you end up selling 100 bags:

  • 100 bags X $4 give-back= $400

Get people to sign up for a monthly subscription. If you recruit 25 people to purchase 2 bags/mo:

  • 25 people X 2 bags/mo X $4 give-back = $200/mo
  • $200/mo X 12 months = $2,400/yr
  • $2,400 x 5 years = $12,000

If your customers were to sign up for a monthly subscription this money would go towards your current and future camp trips. Once you have graduated from Young Life, Capernaum, or Wyldlife this reoccuring money would be used to scholarship other campers.

Cost Breakdown

So, what are the coffee costs? Glad you asked. You have a right to know. We're commited to transparency and accountability. Per coffee bag, here's what we spend:

$1.85 Labor, fertilizer, etc.
$0.35 Mill cost
$0.20 Shipping cost
$2.64 Roaster labor
$0.50 Packaging cost
$0.40 Marketing
$5.94 Cost per pound

Paying a dignified wage to coffee workers in Nicaragua (25% more than the national minimum wage). Literally every penny of profit from our coffee goes to sending kids to camp to have the best week of their lives, in Nicaragua and North America.

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Phone: 803-517-6203

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