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Suspended Coffee Movement Gives Warm Drinks To Those Who Can’t Afford Them

Chelsea Roff

The “suspended coffee” movement, modeled after the Italian “caffe sospeso” tradition, is a modern goodwill initiative that allows paying customers to put warm drinks in the hands of those who can't afford them. At participating cafes, customers have the option of purchasing a “suspended coffee” along with their order. Later, if someone comes in and asks for a suspended coffee, they are given a free beverage — no questions asked — thanks to the kindness of an anonymous stranger.

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