Starbucks treats Veterans to free coffee

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- Columbia is one a select group of cities around the county with a Starbucks Military Family Store. These special stores are located near major military bases, like Fort Jackson, and has a specific focus on hiring and honoring veterans.

Because of this, Starbucks is planning for Veterans Day.

Any Veteran, active duty military and spouses who visit Starbucks on Nov. 11 will be treated to a free tall coffee.

Through Nov. 15, for every Veterans Day Starbucks card purchased, Starbucks will donate $5 to Veterans organizations

Also through Nov. 15, Starbucks employees can donate their weekly coffee bag benefit to troops severing overseas, building on the 60,000 pounds of coffee.

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