Lanai Coffee brews up funds for "Friends"!

Our great Friends at Lanai Coffee are donating a portion of their sales from the 2nd Friday of EVERY MONTH back to Friends of Kids with Cancer!

Please put these dates on your calendar and help support "Friends"!

Official Press Release:

Lanai Coffee’s Fundraising Friday Program gives back to Community 

Fundraising Monthly for Four Local Charities

Saint Louis Hills Neighborhood, St. Louis MO.   Lanai Coffee is excited to announce “Fundraiser Fridays”  This program gives back to the community by donating 10% of all revenues for the entire day on Fridays.   Owner’s of Lanai Coffee, Brad and Kristina Solomon, moved quickly after opening in May to create partnerships with many non-profits and selected four local charities(listed below) to create the ongoing profit sharing fundraiser.

Friends of Francis Park is the First Friday of each month.  Friends of Francis Park is a 501(c)3 charity, organized by St. Louis Hills residents, whose purpose is to raise funds for major improvements to our neighborhood park. These funds will be raised through contributions, fund raising events, and grants.  Their mission is to preserve, improve, support and promote Francis Park which is where Lanai Coffee is located.

Friends of Kids with Cancer is the Second Friday of each month.  Friends of Kids with Cancer has a proud 23-year history exclusively in St. Louis of helping kids with cancer…be kids.  They devoted to enriching the daily lives of children undergoing treatment for, and survivors of, cancer and blood -related diseases.  Our mission is to be an advocate for these special kids and provide them and their families with the educational, emotional, and recreational support needed as a result of the long hours of chemotherapy, illness and isolation.

Gateway 180::  Homelessness Reversed is the Third Friday of each month.  Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed is a valuable resource for women, children and families experiencing the unimaginable burden of homelessness. We provide safe, nurturing emergency shelter and supportive housing services designed to empower adults and families to become independent and permanently housed.

Habitat for Humanity is the 4th Friday of each month.  Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and works toward that goal with a comprehensive program in which hard-working St. Louis families invest their time into actually building and owning a home.

Lanai Coffee prepares with excellence a variety of hot and cold specialty beverages with much more than coffee/espresso based drinks.   Kristina recommends “Our signature drink called a “Nutty Hawaiian” which perfectly blends Milk, Espresso, Chocolate, Vanilla and Macadamia Nut can be served hot, cold or blended and has quickly become a customer favorite.”  Additional prepared items available include Fruit Smoothies, Flavored Iced/Hot Tea’s, Lemonade, Chai, ColdBrew,  Frappe’s and much more.  Lanai also offers a variety of snack/food items including a variety of Muffins served all day, Nathan’s All-Beef Franks for lunch and dinner as well as a Weekend Walking Breakfast Special, a pancake wrapped sausage with syrup and coffee.  Keep watch for special off menu drink creations such as Lulu’s Lemonade, Strawberry Eruption and the Moscow Hurricane. 

The location within Francis Park could not be more perfect, situated directly next to the tennis courts only a short walk from street parking on Eichelberger.  Located in a historic city park building with a wonderful scenic setting, the Lanai(patio) has umbrella shaded tables to enjoy watching the nearby fun or refresh after participating in park activities.  Visit on Fundraiser Friday’s,  we are sure you will not only love the products but also enjoy this unique atmosphere that you will not find elsewhere in the Saint Louis area and benefit a great cause at the same time.  For more information visit