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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, October 3 2019 4:39 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated October 4, 2019

Java Express Cafe

We hope to provide a hub for the local community with great coffee and continue to sell locally sourced arts and crafts!

Java Express Cafe

We hope to provide a hub for the local community with great coffee and continue to sell locally sourced arts and crafts!

$64
pledged of $15,000pledged of $15,000 goal
5
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, October 3 2019 4:39 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated October 4, 2019

About

Java Express has been around for more than a decade. Over the many years it has become a place of relaxation, work, support, and community for Mentor. We've faced ups and downs and now we're hoping you'll help us out. Our space needs remodeling, and new equipment to bring it up to the professional level experience we need to provide. 

I can't keep up anymore Captain!

And we need an upgrade 

I'm a happy machine. Not just because I'm bigger with soft pre-infusion, but because I can steam milk with more than sheer will.

Also we don't like having to go get ice, stick it in a freezer, and shiv it when we need to make a drink. An ice machine would be superb.  Maybe some blenders, high quality water boilers, filters, and grinders.... 

While the cost of all the remodeling, equipment, and installation will be much greater than $15,000 , we are hoping the community will help us raise this amount to show community support and develop a sense of ownership in the cafe.We believe in Mentor, Ohioand are excited to become an even greater part of it. 

Please keep contributing even after we meet our goal. We could use all the support we can muster. 

Thank you so much to those who have supported us over the many years, now we're asking you be an even greater part of Java Express.  

- The Java Express Team

Risks and challenges

Even having our upgraded equipment isn't going to guarantee success so we've also partnered with another coffee roaster to help us through and are trying a new model of providing a sales ownership position to our barista-leaders to create a comfortable living income to career leading baristas.

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    Drink up

    A month of that hot black nectar of the gods.

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    You are that special!

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    A year of good mornings

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    You are a coffee?

    Yes, become a coffee. A blend of created for you and named in your honor. Available on our shelves with sweet custom-you art. And a bunch of other goodies.

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    El Gran Premio

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