EUGENE, Ore. ... Ninkasi Brewing Company shows the love this Valentine’s Day with the launch of a two-month give back program called the Beer is Love Keg Campaign. For every keg of Yours Truly Easy-Drinking Aleand Believer Double Red Ale sold, $5.00 will be donated to nonprofits in Oregon, Washington and Colorado. Funds collected February 14 through April 14 at participating locations will directly support the work of eight organizations operating in these states.
Established in 2012, Ninkasi’s Beer is Love program supports nonprofits doing work in five core categories—women, equality, recreation, the environment, and arts and music—by offering beer donations for fundraising or volunteer events.
“Through beer, we have supported the work of hundreds of nonprofits in all the states we distribute,” says Emilie O’Neill, national donations manager for Ninkasi. “We are excited to launch the Beer is Love Keg Campaign and continue to give back to organizations who are making a difference in communities that enjoy our beer.”
To take part in the program, beer drinkers are encouraged to order Yours Truly and Believer on-tap starting February 14 through April 14. Participating areas and benefitting nonprofits include:
- Seattle, Washington: The Museum of Flight
- Portland, Oregon: National Forest Foundation’s Eagle Creek Fire Restoration Fund
- Newport to Brookings, OR: Surfrider Foundation Siuslaw Chapter
- Eugene, Oregon: McKenzie River Trust
- Bend, Oregon: World Muse
- Roseburg, Oregon: Treven Anspach Memorial Fund
- Medford, Oregon: The Maslow Project
- Colorado (statewide): Feeding Colorado
About Ninkasi Brewing Company
Founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company continues to grow from its first batch of Total Domination IPA to the 33rd largest craft brewery in the United States. Independently owned and operated in Eugene, Ore., Ninkasi’s Flagship beers include Total Domination IPA, Tricerahops Double IPA, Dawn of the Red IPA, Hop Cooler Citrus IPA, Prismatic Juicy IPA, Pacific Rain Northwest Pale, Yours Truly Easy-Drinking Ale, Helles Belles Helles Lager, and Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout. Ninkasi beers are sold throughout Alaska; Alberta; Arizona; California; Colorado; Idaho; Maryland; Nevada; New York; Oregon; Utah; Washington; Virginia; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Committed to community support and giving, Ninkasi’s Beer Is Love program offers donations to 501(c)(3) organizations throughout its footprint. For more information, call 541.344.2739 or visitwww.NinkasiBrewing.com.