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Seattle , April 6, 2015 — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that through its partnership with Oprah Winfrey, global media leader and philanthropist, sales of Teavana® Oprah Chai have raised more than $5 million for youth organizations in the U.S. and Canada.

To celebrate this significant milestone and to express thanks, Starbucks is inviting customers to come into participating U.S. and Canada Starbucks storesThursday, April 9 through Saturday, April 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time.For every purchase of a Teavana® Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte, customers will receive a free Teavana® Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte to share. Starbucks will donate twenty-five cents for both beverages to support youth education. 100 percent of all proceeds made to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation from Teavana® Oprah Chai goes to the Foundation, which in turn provides further funding to Girls Inc., National CARES Mentoring Movement, Pathways to College and U.S. Dream Academy.  

To read the entire news article complete with a synopsis of each educational organization that is supported via Teavana® Oprah Chai proceeds; click on the link below.

In the Behind the Scenes video below Oprah asks several of the girls what Girls Inc. means to them.
​Oprah Winfrey and Girls Inc. behind the scenes prior
 to filming a commercial_April 2015
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Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing over 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face. Girls Inc. gives girls the right tools and support to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming.  

At Girls Inc., girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, see college as attainable, and explore nontraditional fields such as STEM. Informed by the experiences of girls and their families, Girls Inc. works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives. With Girls Inc. in her corner, every girl can be healthy, educated, and independent.

Teavana®  Oprah Chai Cinnamon Latte​​

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Starbucks is inviting customers to come into participating U.S. and Canada Starbucks stores Thursday, April 9 through Saturday, April 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time. For every purchase of a Teavana® Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte,customers will receive a free Teavana® Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte to share.

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Camille
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