Melissa Green, Founder & CEO

Melissa Green, Founder & CEO

Navy Veteran & Military Spouse | Entrepreneur | Mom | Latina | LGBTQ+

Coffee That Inspires Change!

My name is Melissa Green. I am the Founder & CEO of Badass Coffee Causes. We take pride in providing delicious coffee, but also in being a coffee company that gives back to the LGBTQ+ and Military Family communities.

As a USN Veteran and Military Spouse, I understand the importance of #community and #connection. I believe that something as simple as sharing a cup of coffee can bring people together and create an opportunity for empathy and understanding.

In January 2021, I launched S3 Coffee Co (Southern, Sweet & Sassy Coffee) with a focus on supporting the military family community. The overwhelming response and support we received inspired me to take it a step further and create a brand that supports the LGBTQ+ community as well.

In January 2022, I founded Rise Above Coffee, a company fully dedicated to raising awareness and generating support for LGBTQ+ causes. Both S3 Coffee Co and Rise Above Coffee are built around our #coffeeforacause initiative. Each year, we carefully choose 12 LGBTQ+ and military family-focused nonprofits to spotlight. Each month, we feature one nonprofit from each community and donate a percentage of our monthly sales directly to their cause.

At Badass Coffee Causes, we strive to be a brand where everyone feels safe, welcomed, and loved for who they are. We offer more than just a great cup of coffee, we provide community and support. We want to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all.

Our Mission

Our mission at Badass Coffee Causes is to create a warm and inclusive environment for everyone, with a focus on supporting the LGBTQ+ and Military Families communities.

We believe in the power of coffee to bring people together and create a sense of community. That's why we are dedicated to using our platform to give back and make a positive impact on our nation. We are passionate about coffee and its ability to bring people together, and we are committed to using our business as a force for good.

By sourcing high-quality, sustainable coffee beans, and contributing a portion of our profits to organizations that support the LGBTQ+ and Military Families communities, we are proud to be a part of the #coffeeforacause movement.

Join us in our mission to create a better nation, one cup of coffee at a time.

Our Vision

Our vision at Badass Coffee Causes is to be a leading coffee brand known for its commitment to inclusiveness, diversity, and giving back.

We envision a world where the LGBTQ+ and Military Families communities are embraced and supported, and where coffee plays a central role in bringing people together and making a positive impact.

By providing a warm and welcoming environment for all, sourcing high-quality coffee beans, and giving back to organizations that support the LGBTQ+ and Military Families communities, we aim to create a coffee culture that celebrates diversity and promotes positive change.

Our goal is to make a lasting impact, not just in the coffee industry, but in the world as a whole.

Join us in our vision to create a more inclusive, equitable, and giving world, one cup of coffee at a time.