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I’ll Drink to That

22 January 2009

hands_onIn honor of the Inauguration and President Obama’s national call to service, Starbucks has partnered with the Hands On Network for the Pledge 5 Campaign.

In exchange for 5 hours of volunteer service, Starbucks will give you a free Tall (12 oz) brewed coffee. The campaign runs from 21 January 2009 through 25 January 2009.

Use the form on the Starbucks page to find an organization in need.  At the Hands On Network you can link to other volunteer aggregators, like  Just plug in your zipcode.

You can also type in a keyword. How about literacy? There is a great demand for tutors to help kids (and their parents) with reading.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 22 January 2009 1:01 pm

    Thank you for bringing this campaign to your readers’ attention. The Volunteer Center at the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area is the local affiliate of the Hands On Network. You can easily find volunteer opportunities locally by visiting our website at (the local portal to I hope everyone goes out to pledge their hours and get a great cup of joe at the same time. :)

  2. 23 January 2009 11:39 pm

    This is the first I’ve heard of this. Love it!

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