Be 1 in a 100!
Our goal is 100 people donating at least $10/month!

Your $10 gift every month – combined with 100 people doing the same thing – will help us create another part-time job for one of our amazing women! Watch the video below and  learn more about their stories. These women come to the Coffee Connection with a history of substance abuse, many coming out of prison – that’s what “qualifies” them to work here. And as interns and then employees, they build sustainable recovery and self-sufficient lives for themselves and their families.

Can you give $10 a month to save a life?

Click here to join 100 people  in supporting the Coffee Connection.

MAY 14 at the Perkins Mansion

The Coffee Connection will be hosting an Empowering Mother’s Day Brunch and Fundraiser on May 14th from 11:30am to 2pm at The Perkins Mansion.

Guests are invited to step back in time with women of the suffragette era who will be visiting the mansion, giving tours and directing you to the limited-time Women’s Suffrage exhibit. A silent auction will be held with beautiful and fun items, perfect to bid and win for Mom on her special day.

Register for the Event.
Be a Sponsor.

Watch Kitty Van Bortel's video kitty-van-bortel

Kitty Van Bortel is one of our many business partners, supporting what we do in a variety of ways - providing training, buying our coffee, giving financial support. Thank you, Kitty. 


Mayor Lovely Warren shows support from City of Rochester


The Coffee Connection provides employment training and job creation for women in recovery from addiction and as a not-for-profit business sells fair trade, organic coffee to retail and wholesale customers. In partnership with Project Empower, we provide comprehensive, continuous support for women on their journey toward sustainable recovery.

Fund a Job -
Save a Life!


As little as $10 a month  saves lives every day!
Decide how much to give, then click "monthly" - it's that easy!

We roast only fair trade, organic coffee
at the Coffee Connection on South Avenue.
Come in for a demonstration!


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