Upstate Cerebral Palsy Partners with Generous Roasting Company Building Skills and Creating Opportunities Through Vocational Programs

Upstate Cerebral Palsy has partnered with Delta Lake Conference Center’s Haven Camps and Generous Roasting Company to produce three exciting new coffee blends for sale across the country. Happy. Relaxed. Engaged. (H.R.E.) coffee blends feature a medium, decaffeinated, and dark roast coffee that is been roasted, packaged and shipped by individuals working in Vocational & Employment Services at Upstate Cerebral Palsy. This partnership allows the individuals who receive our services to build valuable work-life skills as well as increasing their overall independence.

“This partnership with Generous Roasting has been extremely beneficial for the individuals participating in this program,” explained Dawn Gentile, Director of Vocational Services at Upstate Cerebral Palsy. “We’ve seen a significant change in the people we support working with Generous Roasting’s team. They have become part of a community that they actively contribute to and they can most certainly be proud of.”

H.R.E. Coffee Blends are available online for purchase at For every bag purchased, a portion of the proceeds comes back to Upstate Cerebral Palsy in the form of a donation to continue to support individuals of all abilities.

“We have worked with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 50 years within our camp programs,” said Steve Clark, Executive Director of Haven Camps. “It was just a natural fit to partner with Upstate Cerebral Palsy as our missions align closely. Generous Roasting has been a vehicle to create a learning environment for individuals of all abilities to not only participate, but to lead and create opportunities in a supportive business.”

For more information on H.R.E. Coffee Blends and to purchase coffee visit



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