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Free Coffee at Union Station to Benefit GCFD

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Oct 12, 2009 9:00PM

2009_10_Keurig.jpg According to the U.S. Census Bureau, The average commute in Chicago lasts 31.6 minutes. That's among the nation's longest and, if we're "average" in any way, usually means that coffee is necessary whether you park, lock your bike, or leave the train or bus.

The folks at Keurig — that company that specializes in single-cup coffee brewers — want to give people who take the train into downtown free coffee the rest of the week. Starting tomorrow commuters can choose and brew their own cup of coffee at a booth Keurig will have set up, learn more about the company and receive discounts on Keurig products. Keurig will also donate $10,000 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository as part of this four-day promotion. Keurig will have their booth staffed and serving coffee from 6:30 - 11 a.m.