11 Sep 2022

13 Small Businesses That Support First Responders

13 Small Businesses That Support First Responders
Today we remember the First Responders who answered the call of duty 21 years ago.
PC: Lars Mulder

PC: Lars Mulder

Too many paid the ultimate price that day, and many more have felt the effects in the days and years since then.

In their honor, we recognize these business owners who have made it their mission to serve First Responders, starting with coffee companies:

  • Veteran-owned Gun Barrel Coffee in Batavia, IL – every sale supports veterans & first responders
  • Dallas-based White Rhino Coffee with eight locations – on-duty First Responders drink free
  • Veteran-owned Bulwark Coffee Company in Louisville, CO – 100% of profits to First Responders, Military & their families
  • Veteran-owned Leatherhead Coffee in Sonoma, CA – profits help First Responders' mental, physical & emotional health
  • Firefighter-owned Muertos Coffee Co. in Winters, CA – donates to Individuals in Need, Line-of-Duty Deaths, and Victims of Fire
  • First Responder + Veteran husband and wife team at Roastery 48 in Gilbert, AZ – 5% of proceeds for First Responders and Veterans 

and then food:

  • Utah-based R&R BBQ with Utah & Idaho locations – 25% off every day for First Responders
  • Minority-owned District Taco in Washington D.C. – 10% off for Firefighters, Police Officers & Military
  • Veteran-owned Patriot Popcorn Company in Johnson City, TN – supports veterans, active military & first responders

and other products:

  • Veteran-owned SIXSITE in Lewisville, TX – created foundation for military, veterans & first responders
  • Small business Streamlight in Eagleville, PA – supports police & firefighter foundations
  • Idaho-based ESS – 25% of sales helps Veterans & Firefighters
  • Law Enforcement wife-owned Ruffle Me This in Cookeville, TN – 15% off for Military, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Nurses/CNA's, Teachers, foster families, and local hospital employees

Thank you to all these small business owners for serving our First Responder community and honoring our fallen heroes. If you know of any more businesses like these, please give them the recognition they deserve and click this link to suggest them to us.