To Buy a Starbucks or Not to on World AIDS Day

picture-5I saw this the other day on the sidebar of my Facebook page and something struck me a little off. I love Starbucks and I love it when corporations get behind these major causes but I can’t help but think how much of a greater impact could be made if the 248,042 folks who have already said they will buy a “hand-crafted beverage” at Starbucks on Monday donated the full-price of that beverage to help save lives in Africa.

I did some basic math and if 300,000 folks buy a drink on Monday, the Global Fund gets $15,000…Starbucks gets significantly more! Now if Starbucks were to encourage folks to give up their daily “hand-crafted drink” this Monday for World AIDS Day and donate the money to an organization working in Africa, the total would be close to a $1 million dollars!

Hmmmm…what do you think?

Advent Conspiracy

From my wife’s blog

Oh how the holidays can carry us away into selfishness!!  Isn’t it true?  We easily get wrapped up in our lives, the festivities, the traditions, the family, etc.  These can all be good things, but they pale in comparison to our true hearts desire – worship!

Advent Conspiracy has resources to encourage and challenge us to make this Christmas a world-changing event that draws our heart to:

Worship Fully.

Spend Less.

Give More.

Love All.

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