Pretty in Pink

  ·  Carrie Schmeck, QSR Magazine   ·   Link to Article

Amy Erickson was once among the most coffee-focused employees at Caribou Coffee. In fact, her passion for good coffee and her penchant for taste and quality arguably helped define the brand’s flavor characteristics. 

When she passed away from breast cancer in 1995, Erickson left behind a legacy of authenticity and cheerfulness, but also a palpable void that extended far beyond the grief of her loved ones. After losing one of its own to the second-leading cause of death among women, Caribou decided to get involved.