In its pursoot to contribute to the American economy,

In its pursoot to contribute to the American economy, Starbucks has partnered with the Opportunity Finance Network to unveil this new fundraising campaign. Starbucks plans to help the struggling American economy by taking donations for their Create Jobs for USA Fund to finance small businesses.

Americans need jobs — and you can help. Starbucks and the Opportunity Finance Network® have started the Create Jobs for USA Fund. Your $5 donation will spark $35 in financing to small businesses — money that will be used to create and sustain jobs. Learn more at”

Good initiative. Good for the image, good for the marketing, good for business!

Follow-up on Starbuck’s introduction of their Blonde Roast: