CafeSmart raises more than $200,000 in 2019

The annual CafeSmart campaign has raised more than $200,000 in 2019.

StreetSmart Australia created CafeSmart to unite the coffee community to combat homelessness. About 800 cafés participated in this year’s campaign by donating $1 per coffee sold on 9 August.

Single O won the National Roaster Champion award after recruiting 83 of its wholesale customers to join the initiative. Five Senses Coffee Roasters was runner-up and Allpress, Padre, and Campos rounded out the top five.

Single O in Surry Hills, New South Wales, was also crowned the National Fundraising Champion after raising more than $2300. It was the cafés ninth year of involvement in CafeSmart.  Kwik Koffee Busselton of Western Australia was runner-up after raising more than $2000.

SteetSmart Australia will announce how it will distribute the funds in December. It’s next campaign, DineSmart, will take place from 21 to 31 December.

The event started in 2011 and takes place annually on 9 August.

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