The year 2015 was characterized by meaningful community gatherings, both great and intimate (from the Bloguettes Influencer Brunches to Lauren Kelp's Tablemaker Dinner to Hotel Thrillist's A Phoenix Feast); but of them all, coffee mornings at the McDonald's were heartwarmingly significant.
Continuing to practice conscious coming-togethers for my "Kinship by Cuisine" column with Conscious Magazine, this past fall I took to pen and paper to share the Saturday routine that made all the difference. It wasn't just to bask in the simple delight of the unscheduled dawn that I made the 30-minute drive into Encanto, nor was it for the fully-treasured experience of full-bodied espresso. A visit to the McDonald's stood for community-rallied social good for the potential promise of adoption.
I paid a visit to Adopted Coffee for the first time after reporting my experience for Conscious and I'm humbled to see the story remains the same: Phoenicians of all regions, ages, backgrounds gather to donate their time and money to a rewarding cause.
Read the full adoption story here.