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The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf's Gift Giving Journal 2015

It’s the holiday season again and believe it or not, time has passed by so quickly that I couldn’t manage to keep up anymore. When “ber” months have started, you will start to hear holiday songs everywhere and people will start decorating their places with holiday trinkets.

My wire bookmark: star, heart and peace sign

But what it is really with Christmas season that makes it worthy? Is it purely by shiny trinkets hanging on the Christmas tree? Or by the endless list of wishlist that needs to be procured before the season? Or by making someone cheer up by sharing a part of us? Either way, we have our way of making it worthwhile. With so many gifts giving during Christmas season here and there, we can opt to do it in our own little way. 

Coffee and I have a good relationship ever since I can remember. My day will not be complete without it. When I learned about gift giving journal of Coffee Bean Tea Leaf, I knew I had to attend it. I never knew that my love for coffee can actually realize someone else’s dreams, not to mention help children send to school.

Who will be benefited from this gift giving? The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf creates partnership with various organizations. But more importantly, they were able to create much needed awareness for truly worthy endeavors like Habitat for Humanity and The Real Life Foundation.

The Real Life Foundation’s Executive Director Ms. Lynn Nawata explains how their foundation helps children and what differs them from others as well. They not only send marginalized children to school but they also teach them life lessons which they will need in facing the real world. Not only they send the children to school but also feed them so that children could function at their full potential. 

Engr. Ferdie Javier and Ms. Lynn Nawata (Executive Director of The Real Life Foundation)

One of the successful graduates of The Real Life Foundation and now an electrical engineer, Ferdie Javier, was so humbled to talk about how he was empowered to continue his dreams through the help of the foundation. Coming from a marginalized community, he continues to inspire others to continue their dreams.

Engr. Ferdie Javier 
Walden Chu, CEO of the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, wants to do is to inspire its community and follow their passions, nourish and grow their talents, never stop learning, and foster more meaningful relationships.

How to we give back to the community through CBTL?

We can avail the 2015 Gift Giving Journal by simply collecting stickers. Here are the mechanics:

  • Minimum single-receipt purchase of a regular or large sized Original Ice Blended Espresso/Coffee-based, or Tea-based beverage, Frozen Swirl or CBTL capsules qualifies a customer to get a stamp card.
  • Each card consists of 12 circles with corresponding purchased drink/item assignments. These are as follows:
    • Original Ice Blended (any flavor, regular or large)
    • Tea Latte (any flavor, regular or large)
    • Espresso/Coffee-based Beverage (any flavor, double, regular or large)
    • Holiday Featured Beverage (Winter Dream Tea Latte or Red Velvet, regular or large)
    • Any 8 Original Ice Blended, Espresso/Coffee-based, Tea-based beverages, or Frozen Swirl (any flavor, double, regular or large)
    • 1Box of CBTL capsules (any flavor)=2 stamps
    • 1 CBTL Single Serve Beverage System (Kaldi, Contata and or Desto) purchase automatically allows the customer to claim his/her 2015 Giving Journal
  • Stamp card must always be presented UPON PURCHASE so that the circle may be stamped whenever its corresponding product assignment is purchased.
  • Once all 12 circles are stamped and completed in ONE STAMP CARD, customer will be able to claim The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf Giving Gift Journal at any The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf branch. Combining of stamps is not allowed.
  • The completed stamp card should be presented and surrendered to the branch where The Giving Journal will be claimed.
  • Not valid in conjunction with other promos.

Promo period is from October 25, 2014 to January 11, 2015.

Giving Journals may be claimed beginning October 25, 2014 until 60 days after the promo has ended.

So hurry now coffee lovers! With your love for coffee, you can help a child realize their dreams.

Holiday featured Red Velvet Beverage and their super yummy pasta.

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