Community

Alakef Coffee Roasters is a local business, with caring individuals who also enjoy being active participants in both our local communities and our world!

Numerous charities and events contact us each month asking for donations or sponsorships. We would love to help each and every one, but like everyone, we also have budget constraints. Still, we try to spread our dollars as far as we can, both locally and globally.

The following are just a few of the organizations we have recently helped or sponsored:

  • ARTcetera - Miller-Dwan Foundation
  • The Art of Local Food
  • Bentleyville
  • Big Bike Classic
  • Birdbanders Breakfast – Hartley Nature Center
  • Boo at the Zoo - Duluth
  • Bradfest
  • Celebration of Community Peacemakers
  • Coffee Kids
  • Courage Center
  • Damiano Center (weekly) http://www.damianocenter.org
  • Denfeld Music Dinner & Auction
  • Duluth Armory and Arts Center
  • Duluth Gospel Tabernacle
  • Empty Bowl
  • Fitger’s Taste event
  • Fun Run - Ely
  • Gillette Children’s Hospital
  • Grandma's Marathon
  • Hawk Ridge Annual Event
  • Homegrown Festival
  • Kevin Maki Benefit
  • Kiwanis Duluth
  • KUMD
  • Litchfield Eagles Auxiliary 3424 - Wine and Chocolate Event
  • Make A Wish
  • Mario Schinigoi Benefit
  • Marshall School
  • Megillah Madness
  • Minnesota Ballet Wine & Cheese
  • Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association
  • Minnesota NATP
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Northshore Inline Marathon
  • Paw de Deux - Lake Superior Zoological Society
  • Relay for Life
  • Rotary Club of Duluth auction
  • Second Harvest
  • St. Paul Bike Classic
  • St. Valentines Dinner/Auction - Lake Superior Writers
  • Sustainable Farming Association
  • Synergy Time Trials
  • Tour de Moose
  • Tour de Pink
  • Trees for the Future
  • Trust in the Land Event - Northern Communities Land Trust
  • UWS Chancellor’s Ball
  • Wolf Ridge Learning Center
  • YMCA
  • ZooBoo at Como Zoo - St. Paul

If you would like to contact us about our charitable giving program, please fill out the online form or send us a letter with your contact information and the details of your event. We plan our budgets and calendar about a year in advance, so the earlier you can send us your request, the better. Of course we have allowances for events or needs which come up throughout the year, but again, the earlier you can submit your request, the more time we have to consider it.

We hope you will become inspired to be active in your own community and please, let us know about the projects and organizations that earn your commitment.

If your group is interested, simply click here to provide us with your group and coordinator’s contact information.

Direct correspondence by mail to:

Alakef Charitable Giving Program
Alakef Coffee Roasters
1330 East Superior Street
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55805