The Greater Good - Mobile Coffee Bar

$2,985 of $17,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 46 months
For the last two years our family has prayed about both DOING MORE and GIVING MORE to orphan care ministries.  We had a pretty clear idea of what we were feeling called to do, but no clear answers on how to get from here to there... until now.

So now comes the time that we step-out once again in faith, do something outside of the box and pray others catch the vision!

The vision is simple - create a "giving machine".  Establish a business for the purpose of raising awareness about orphan care, orphan prevention, foster and adoption that enables us to give much more to these efforts than we would have otherwise been able to on our own.

We are going to be selling freshly brewed fair trade coffee and tea to make a tangible difference in the lives of these precious kids AND we are going mobile!  That means we can come to you: churches, events, businesses, farmers markets, food truck parks, etc.

With a mobile coffee bar the overhead will be far lower than with a traditional coffee establishment, plus we have the flexibility to travel to a wide array of venues.

We will service The Woodlands, TX as well as Spring, and surrounding areas. If you live nearby (or even if you don't, but appreciate what we are doing) we encourage you to support our start-up costs by contributing here.

Our estimated start-up costs are between $16,000 - 17,000.  We have a loan for the Shasta RV, but if we raise enough funds to cover these initial expenses, we can give more away sooner!  Sustainable, continuous giving is the ultimate goal.  

We'd also love to help families with their adoption expenses via our sales and eventually employ kids who have aged out of the foster system and need to develop job skills and employment history.

Thank you for taking the time to read about our journey.  If you feel inspired, we invite you to come along for the ride!  

 James 1:27

Much love,

The Scogin Family
Ben, Dea, Audrey, Eli & Croix

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We are kicking off this Sunday morning at Church Project in The Woodlands. Thank you to everyone's support who has helped get us to this point!

Dea & Ben
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UPDATE: We are making steady progress towards opening for business. All the equipment is on order, the trailer decals are being prepped for printing and the next step is to file our permit! Stay tuned for more updates as we go...
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So much gratitude to those who have been sharing our page already! Now we have something NEW to announce… Over the next 72 hrs we are holding a Flash Funding push to see how many $20 donations we can get within that time. If people want to donate more they can even get some perks. For instance, any donation of $75 or more will receive a logo mug from us and donations of $150 or more will receive the mug and a logo t-shirt (once printed).

NOTE: this offer is retroactive and applies to any donations we have already received!

Please give and forward this announcement with the hashtag #flashfunding20
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$2,985 of $17,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 46 months
Created May 19, 2015
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Ilse Holmes
44 months ago

Wishing you much success in raising awareness! Godspeed!

Susan Olver
44 months ago

Hoping you reach your goal. I volunteer with CASA Montgomery County, and would love to see this succeed.

Michael and JoAnn Baram
44 months ago

Dea and Ben - Hope this will help a little. Sounds like a wonderful thing you guys are doing. Keep up the good work. Tell your old man he could hold parties on that boat in his back yard and raise some money for you guys.

David Taylor
45 months ago

pay it forward

Rosa MacLeod
45 months ago

So proud of you guys! this is awesome!!!

45 months ago
Maddy Cross
45 months ago

Maddy wanted to donate her allowance money to help.

Jill & Ted behrens
45 months ago

Good Luck and Godspeed with your new venture!

Doug Trost
45 months ago

This is a great cause and I wish you huge success!

Audrey Stadler
45 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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