Ah Boys to Men stars become 'kopi kias' for charity

27 April 2013 / 3 years 6 months ago

Donning Toast Box's aprons, Ah Boys To Men stars Maxi Lim, Noah Yap and Tosh Zhang sold 45 coffee brew sets at the cafe's Bugis Junction outlet during a two-hour charity drive on Friday to raise funds for ABLE (Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations) Singapore.

Asiaone reported that the young actors demonstrated how to brew coffee using the sets and offered fans samples to try.

They also autographed Toast Box paperbags for their fans.

All proceeds collected during the charity drive will go directly to ABLE, said Toast Box in a press statement.Part of Toast Box's "Lim kopi for a cause" campaign, the charity drive also saw ABLE's and Toast Box's senior management team joining the service crew to prepare and serve customers.

The campaign is still ongoing until May 31, and Toast Box hopes to raise $25,000.

For every Curry chicken with baguette set ($6.70) or Peanut butter/Traditional kaya baguette Set ($5.40) sold, 30 cents will go to ABLE. For each Toast Box coffee brew set ($25) sold, $2 will be donated to ABLE.

This is the third year that Toast Box and ABLE have worked together to raise funds. ABLE is a local charity that aims to help the physically-challenged community reintegrate into mainstream society.

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