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Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and HandsOn Network are joining to launch the “I’m In!” campaign, an initiative to make it easy to participate in the President-elect’s call for national service. In participating Starbucks stores across the nation, the American public will have an opportunity to pledge five hours or more of community service toward a local volunteer opportunity of choice. Starbucks will honor each person who pledges with a free tall brewed coffee beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 25. The goal of the effort is to raise pledges in excess of one million hours of service from all over the country...
Originally posted by mrmonsoon
If people are forced, then it is slavery, simple and pure.
This is nothing more than a PR stunt. If people really wanted to volunteer (meaning for nothing materialistic in return) they can do so on their own time.
I'm a thousand percent (that's right 1000%) sure that people won't choose to volunteer just for a coffee.
Originally posted by Dr Love
Note to all volunteers, make sure you read the fine print.:
Originally posted by kozmo
Hey Starbucks... keep your over-priced burnt coffee and your socialist agenda to yourself! If I want to "Volunteer" then I will do so. However, I possess the FREEDOM to choose where to invest my time and my money. I want neither YOU nor the new administration dictating what I do with my time or my money.