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Coffee, Golf & Purpose - FOPR’s First Charity Golf Tournament

Coffee, Golf & Purpose - FOPR’s First Charity Golf Tournament

By Angie Gomez On Friday October 8th, a very special event took place in Aguadilla! The Friends of Puerto Rico and Café Ama Team prepared for a day full of golf, laughter, coffee and purpose in Punta Borinquen Golf Club. A special thanks is in order to our Gold Sponsors: Ferries del Caribe, Southwest Airlines, Mendez & Co., Suiza, First Medical, CBX Global & Honeywell. Without you, this event wouldn't have been possible!  Café Ama & Amapola were front and center, with Ismael from O Positivo Café brewing cups of love as guests made their way into the lobby. Over 70...

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Week Roundup: Uplifting each other in the Hispanic Community! (September 20 - September 24, 2021)

Week Roundup: Uplifting each other in the Hispanic Community! (September 20 - September 24, 2021)

Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing! Here at Café Ama, we are excited to learn and celebrate the achievements of the Hispanic community.  Earlier this week, it was American Business Women’s Day! We chose to highlight several inspiring latinas, from our incredible network, making an impact in their communities and proudly representing their heritage while doing so. They are all true AMIGAS, having participated in different events to help the women entrepreneurs under Friends of Puerto Rico’s AMIGAS program.  Get to know them and their work, as we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!  Yvette Peña (she/her/ella) from AARP  ...

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Making It Happen with Leo Carreon - Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Making It Happen with Leo Carreon - Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Earlier this summer, Café Ama was gladly surprised when a large coffee order was placed from Chicago, using our amazing ambassador Karina Mendez's code! Someone connected with Café Ama's mission and brand. They ordered our delicious locally sourced coffee for an event and immediately loved the product. This someone was Leo Carreon!  Use code MAKEITHAPPEN20 for 20% off your next order! Carreon is a Chicago native, and founder of Make It Happen Personal Training, LLC. "I struggled most of my life being severely overweight and having an unhealthy relationship with food," he told us. After years of well-being challenges, Leo decided to take control of his life. "I...

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Give a Café Ama twist to this amazing ice cream recipe by Elise Bauer!

Give a Café Ama twist to this amazing ice cream recipe by Elise Bauer!

While looking for inspiration, we came across Elise Bauer's Coffee Ice Cream recipe! As founder of Simply Recipes, Bauer's creations are a most try. Follow the video recipe to create a Café Ama infused Coffee Ice Cream at home.  You'll need:  1 1/2 cups whole milk 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups Café Ama whole coffee beans Pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 5 large egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon Café Ama ground coffee (Bauer suggests to press grinds through a fine mesh sieve) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Café Ama Love 🌺🇵🇷 (@cafeamalove)  For...

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Mark your calendars! Read about the special events we have in store for October and November!

Mark your calendars! Read about the special events we have in store for October and November!

Get your golf clubs ready! On Friday October 8th, we'll be heading to Punta Borinquen Golf Club in Aguadilla for Friends of Puerto Rico's first golf tournament. You can join as a player, sponsor or even volunteer.  This special event will help raise funds for 40 students under FOPR's entrepreneurship programs.  On Sunday November 14th, Friends of Puerto Rico and Café Ama will be having a fundraiser at Joe's Bar in Chicago! Join The Boricuas of Comedy for a fun night full of laughter, food, gifts and purpose.  Special guests include Ana Belaval from WGN's "Around Town", Anthony Fuentes from Local Locos, and...

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