Friends of
The Lucy Foundation

able Coffee Collaborative

Each coffee has a unique story to tell. From the coffee origin, to how it was grown, who are the people that care for it and how choosing the right coffees, roasters and coffee lovers can support the coffee growing communities and families.

At .able Coffee Collaborative, they want to create a true connection from the seed to your cup, by using coffees that are fair trade, that benefit the growing communities achieving inclusion, education and have a positive social impact.

To purchase .able coffee and donate to The Lucy Foundation, go to the .able website.


13934747_286978624998845_3792343123543627909_nCoffee Educators Ltd.

The philosophy of Coffee Educators is to drive passion, to ensure quality coffee training and cafe experiences for all. They aim to teach employable skills through direct access to wider industry and provide practical on the job training in fully functioning cafes.

For more information about Coffee Educators go to: coffeeeducators.nz


LUSH COSMETICS

LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is an international, fresh and handmade cosmetics company with over 900 shops spanning the UK, Japan, North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe and Russia.

The Lucy Foundation is proud to be a partner of the LUSH Charity Pot campaign in Mexico (2016) and New Zealand (2018).


Direct Impact Group

The Direct Impact Group is an international coaching and consulting firm. They work with organisations that engage in the development of civil society to deliver the results they seek through civil society experience. They support the formulation and execution of their client’s strategy and develop the organisation’s accountability towards beneficiaries, donors, governments and the public. Darren Ward from the Direct Impact Group has been working with The Lucy Foundation as a mentor and business advisor since 2014. His experience in social enterprise, business, humanitarian work and community development has been invaluable to the Foundation.

For more information about the Direct Impact Group go to: direct-impact-group.com

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The Mexico crew have been SUPER busy these last few weeks and we have the snaps to prove it! Last week was the Pluma Coffee Festival where the team hosted a stall, sold handmade crafts, and spread the message of inclusion and diversity with coffee industry visitors from all around Mexico!

El equipo en México ha estado muy ocupado durante las semanas recién pasadas. ¡Tenemos unas fotos para compartir con ustedes! La semana pasada participaron en la Festival de café en Pluma. El equipo organizaron un puesto dónde vendieron artesanía y difundieron nuestro mensaje de inclusividad y diversidad con muchas personas involucradas con la industria de café.

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4 weeks ago

The Lucy Foundation

"Our everyday spirit is 'Nacanu' Xhi'in' which in indigenous Zapotec language means 'we are all seeds.' We do believe that every one of us can be a seed of change and that of course includes you." -
Dànae Chàzaro (TLF Field Director Mexico)

Support the TLF Pluma Coffee Project to grow by donating now!

www.thelucyfoundation.com/help-us-out

#organicfarming #plumacoffeeproject #thebestcoffeeofalliscoffeeforall #value #thingsdisabledpeopleknow #filtercoffeenotpeople #disabilityinclusion
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On Wednesday night our good friend Grace Stratton launched a new fashion platform called All is for All. The aim? To create a more inclusive and accessible online fashion experience for all people, including the disability community. All is for All invited Robbie Francis to be a panellist at the launch and Koha from the event was donated to the TLF Pluma Coffee Project.

If you would like to know more about this amazing social enterprise, check out All is for All on Instagram or head to their website allisforall.com

Congratulations Grace and Ange! Love your work!
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1 month ago

The Lucy Foundation

This #RaceRelationsDay we reflect on the week that has been and we ask ourselves - where do we go from here? We remember the 50 individuals from our community who lost their lives and hold their families, whanau and friends in our hearts. We encourage everyone within The Lucy Foundation family to actively work towards ensuring all people feel safe, secure, included and valued within their community - regardless of ethnicity or race, gender, sexual identity, religion, ability or any other identity. This begins by listening with an open heart and an open mind.

We are all human. We are all seeds.

#filtercoffeenotpeople #racerelationsday #Ōtautahi #christchurch #inclusion #noroomforracism #givenothingtoracisim #dosomethingaboutit #weareallresponsible

[Image description: A cartoon image of two women hugging each other. The woman to the left wears a yellow dress and has black hair. The woman to the right has a pink dress and blue head scarf. The text at the bottom reads: This is your home and you should have been safe.]
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1 month ago

The Lucy Foundation

We've been so busy fundraising and sharing the TLF story that we forgot to post photos taken a couple of weeks back! This was a really neat Track 2 workshop run by Catalina Merino Varela on how to grow and harvest vegetables for eating. A key TLF focus for 2019 is not only looking after the environment, but personal health and wellbeing too.

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Hemos sido tan ocupados haciendo recaudaciones de fondos y compartiendo la historia de LFL que olvidamos compartirles éstas fotos que fueron tomados hace un par de semanas. Catalina dirigió este taller de Vía Dos, el objetivo de cuál era enseñar los estudiantes como criar y cosechar vegetales para comer. El foco de LFL para el año de 2019 es no solamente cuidar el medio ambiente pero también la salúd y el bienestar personal de la gente en nuestra comunidad.

#organicfarming #plumacoffeeproject #disabilityinclusion #disabilityrights #thebestcoffeeofalliscoffeeforall #value #thingsdisabledpeopleknow #ableismistrash

Nacanu' Xhi'in // we are all seeds
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