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Coffee & Doughnuts were made for each other. We are excited to reunite them in a newer, bigger, sweeter Greyhouse.
185 backers pledged $21,653 to help bring this project to life.

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Almost a decade ago, Greyhouse was just an idea, a plan in motion, a community dream, a pooling of resources, a risk.  We had the idea to open a coffee shop in the social heart of Purdue's campus that would be characterized by excellent coffee, a warm and cozy space, but most of all - community.  A place to put life on pause to enjoy a conversation with an old friend, to make a new one by sharing a table, a place where our community would feel at home.  We did not know how this idea would be received by the community, but each year since we opened, Greyhouse has continued to grow.  We are now exceeding our capacity, and when presented with the opportunity to expand, we started brainstorming.

Having acquired the adjacent space, we started asking: What would it look like to have a larger space? How could more space help us serve coffee more efficiently? What could we do with the extra kitchen space? What would complement our existing vision and mission as a community driven specialty coffee shop?  What could Greyhouse do that would be new and exciting to bring more people to our community?

We are thrilled to announce that we will be serving doughnuts! Recipe development is underway for our specialty doughnuts we will be making from scratch and in-house daily. We'll have some other fun updates and additions as we grow.

 

We've been saving up for this moment and, at present are mostly self funded. But this is a huge project and to really make it great and add the finishing touches, it seemed fitting to reach out to our community, and to ask you, our customers and friends -- the Greyhouse family -- to consider pooling your resources to help us.  

Our renovation budget encompasses demolition and construction of our newly acquired store front, completely new kitchen with equipment for making doughnuts, a more efficient and streamlined front counter with higher capacity for making drinks, and additional seating space for more people to enjoy Greyhouse.  

  •  STRETCH GOALS! 

We have just 3 days to go for the campaign and would love to end strong! If we hit our stretch goal of $22,500 we'll add an extra free doughnut to all backers at the $15 pledge level and up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 To give you a sneak peak, here are few things going on in our shop right now. 

 

 

 

Here are some details and sneak peaks of rewards we are offering.  Keep checking back as we add more images and updates.

Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" Mug

Only available to backers through our Kickstarter page.  A 16 oz mug in exclusive green bearing the prestigious title of "Official Dough-nor."

Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug
Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug

 Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" T-shirt

Show off your Kickstarter Official Dough-nor status with an unbelievably soft heather forest crew neck shirt bearing the Greyhouse Doughnut logo on the back.

 

Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" T-shirt
Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" T-shirt

Doughnuts Ball Cap

Sport it.  Ball cap with the Greyhouse Doughnuts Logo on a suede leather patch.  Backers receiving this reward will give preference of cap color in the rewards survey.  

 

*All reward style/color/designs subject to change.

Risks and challenges

Construction has begun! We are discovering that an old building has lots of character hidden in its walls, and there are many pieces that must fall into place to keep on schedule. Tentatively, we are on track to be fully open in February, and we can't wait to have coffee & doughnuts with you!

There is also the potential for delays getting your rewards to you due to manufacturing delays, acts of God, and/or shipping delays. But we're going to do our best to get all the fun doughnut merchandise in your hands as soon as possible.

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    Keep me in the loop

    Get added to our email list and receive our project updates, including a special email on doughnut opening day!

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    The Doodler

    Hang it on your wall as is or get creative and add your own color to our new doughnut logo.

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    • Doughnut coloring page printable
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    The Taste Tester

    Receive the digital doughnut coloring page plus one free doughnut plus invites to our exclusive doughnut taste testing days, which means more doughnuts for you at special times throughout the year!

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    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Free doughnut
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    Are you a sticker person?

    EXCLUSIVE STICKER PACK...enough said.

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    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Three free doughnuts
    • Greyhouse Doughnuts sticker pack
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    Mug Shot

    An Exclusive Doughnut Mug just for Kickstarter backers.

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    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Free doughnut
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug
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    I'm just here for the t-shirt

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    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Free doughnut
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" T-shirt
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    Choose your own adventure

    Pledge at this level and get the gear you want. Also, as an added thank you, we'll feature your name on our doughnut boxes (or "Dough-nor Boxes" wink wink) for the year.

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Set of four coasters OR one doughnut button
    • Greyhouse Doughnuts ball cap OR Exclusive "Dough-nor" T-Shirt
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
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    The Coffee Connoisseur

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Set of four Greyhouse coasters
    • Set of two exclusive "Dough-nor" mugs
    • Two 12oz bags of our signature blend coffees
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
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    Merch up!

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Doughnut coloring page printable
    • Greyhouse Doughnuts sticker pack
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug
    • Set of four Greyhouse coasters
    • Doughnut button
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" T-shirt
    • Doughnut ball cap
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
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    Lifelong learner

    When you just want to know more! Get all the gear from the Merch Up! backer level PLUS two tickets to a coffee cupping in our new space. You and a friend can learn all about the coffee process and taste a range of different coffees with our expert staff.

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • All the gear from the Merch Up! backer level
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
    • Two tickets to a coffee cupping in our new space
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    We're throwing you a party

    Invite 19 of your closest friends (or 19 strangers if you'd like) and enjoy a two hour private party in our new event space with doughnuts and a full espresso bar.

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • Exclusive backer "Dough-nor" mug
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
    • 2 Hour Private Doughnut party for 20 with Espresso bar
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    A Year of Doughnuts

    Free doughnuts for a year! It doesn't get much better than that! We'll give you a dozen doughnuts every month plus an exclusive tote bag to carry them all in, and, as an added thank you, we'll feature your name on our doughnut boxes (or "Dough-nor Boxes" wink wink) for the year.

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • All the gear from the Merch Up! backer level
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
    • Free Doughnuts for a year
    • Tote Bag for carrying boxes of Doughnuts
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    You've always wanted to name a doughnut

    Now's your chance to make it big and leave your mark! We'll let you name one of our new signature doughnuts for the first year of its life! The possibilities are endless. (Doughnut Name subject to approval). Oh, and....you get a party!

    Includes:
    • Get notified for side door doughnut sample days
    • All the gear from the Merch Up! backer level
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
    • 2 Hour Private Doughnut party for 20 with Espresso bar
    • Naming rights to a signature doughnut for the first year
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    The Alt Man!

    The Mike Altman painting, "Lost Things," you've come to know and love. It's seen a lot over the last decade, and, as much as it loves the wall of Greyhouse, it's time for a change of scenery. From our home to yours...we'd love to hand this gem over!
    *Painting for local pickup only

    Includes:
    • "Lost Things" Mike Altman Painting
    • Free Doughnuts for a year
    • All the gear from the Merch Up! backer level
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
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    Private Dinner for 8

    Our very own Chef, Greyhouse General Manager Kevin Kerkhof, will prepare and serve you a top notch, multi-course dinner. Day and time to be coordinated. Dinner location default to be held in Greyhouse's new dining space, off-site location subject to approval--just contact us with questions!

    Includes:
    • Private Dinner for 8 prepared by the GH General Manager and Chef
    • Recognition on our "Dough-nors Box"
    • All the gear from the Merch Up! backer level
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Funding period

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