Veteran Owned Coffee Roasting Start Up

I am a veteran who served in the US Army for 9 years. Last year I began to work for a veteran company I proudly supported openly. 4 weeks ago I was fired from said company I helped build through no fault of my own. They fought to even give me my last paycheck so they could cut out my salary. 

Instead of giving up I asked myself what skill I had that I could use. I have roasted my own coffee in the past as a hobby. My fiance does all our labeling and shares design work with me. I have a marketing background.  When all thats put together I came up with an idea. A coffee roasting company that gave Small Streamers their own coffee lines. Combined with 100's of flavors. 

So we got to work. Over the next 3 weeks we have partnered with 6 streamers, released 20+ roast and have sold 100+ bags of coffee. Which is fantastic. Our dream is a success. 

The issue arises that my set up is not equipped for this kind of bulk orders. I need to purchase larger roasters and grinders. Im standing by the stove all day roasting 1/4 of a bag at a time. Then infusing it with flavors 1/4 of a bag at a time. Then grinding an 1/8 of a bag at a time. As you can imagine it is extremely time consuming when you break down 100 bags. 

Every cent of profit has been reinvested back in so we can push to be the company we invision. We did all this with zero start up money.  We need help to get proper set up so we can actually use the profit to catch up bills and keep a roof over my families head. Every penny is appreciated. 

Every donation will receive a Strategy Roasters Sticker if you send us your email. Donate:
$1: Sticker
$50: Sticker and a bag of coffee 
$100: Sticker and 3 bags of coffee
$500: Sticker and 5 bags of coffee and a branded coffee line to you or someone of your choosing. 

You can see our website here: https://www.strategyroasters.com 

Thank you for your support and love. From our family to yours. 

Donations

  • David Holdcraft 
    • $500 
    • 19 d
  • Nicole Castaneda 
    • $100 
    • 24 d
  • Joseph Reichenbach 
    • $25 
    • 24 d
  • Aaron Knowles 
    • $15 
    • 25 d
  • Maria O'Farrell 
    • $60 
    • 25 d

Organizer

Nicholas Gabbard 
Organizer
Lexington, KY
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