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톰 행크스’ New Coffee Line Hanx For Our Troops Donates 100% of Profits to Support Veterans

톰 행크스, greets a World War II veteran after a tribute to honor WW II vets that served in the Pacific Theater

톰 행크스, greets a World War II veteran after a tribute to honor WW II vets that served in the Pacific Theater

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톰 행크스 is giving back with a cup of Joe.

월요일에, the Oscar winner — who has starred as an armed service member many times across his forty year career — announced the launch of Hanx For Our Troops, a consumer packaged goods company that will benefit veterans and their families. 100% of all profits will go towards foundations that support the veteran community, including Headstrong, Hire Heroes USA, the Bob Woodruff Foundation and Student Veterans of America as the first partnerships.

We saw Hanx as a way to support Veterans and military families, 같이 100% of the profits go to organizations that have proven to be of great aid to those who have served our country,” Hanks, 66, said in a press release. “Good products for good reason.

NS company is starting their mission with a universally beloved product: 커피. The three blends — First Class Joe, SGT. Peppermint and Tom’s Morning Magic Blend — will start shipping out in early December. Customers can pick from coffee grounds ($16 ~을위한 12 온스. 가방), pods for machines ($16 ~을위한 18) or instant coffee sticks ($12 ~을위한 10).

As for Hanks’s blend, “the malt is the kicker!” he says in the flavor’s tasting notes. “I’ll never forget my first taste of coffee perfected with a little milk and a dash of chocolate malt. School mornings are never quite as dreary again,” the website reads. “You’ll set your alarm early to savor this mystical elixir ASAP.

​​Along with providing 100% of proceeds to the veteran community, Hanx also aims to amplify the community’s voices, as well as veteran-owned businesses.

Our products support all those who have served America—past, and present—on active duty, as Veterans, and their families. By choosing our coffee, you help support those who chose to commit their time and efforts in defense of our liberties for the good cause that is the American Way. Every penny of profit says ‘thank you’ 그들에게. We owe them our gratitude, eh?” reads a statement from Hanks on the website.

Hanx Ground Coffee Bags

Hanx Ground Coffee Bags

Hanx

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Hanx For Our Troops isn’t the first time the 엘비스 actor has gotten involved in the community. 에 2016, he helped army wife Jessica Allen launch the Hidden Heroes campaign. After her husband spent nearly a year at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Allen decided shehad to do somethingafter witnessing thekinds of challengesmilitary caregivers face. The organization has since helped military caregivers connect and support each other.

Hanks has been as busy as ever, between launching Hanx For Our Troops and promoting his new movie, A Man Called Otto, set to hit theaters at the beginning of the new year.

영화, based on Frederick Backman’s 2012 책 A Man Called Ove, sees Hanks as grumpy widower Otto Anderson, who forms an unlikely friendship with his next-door neighbor.

The way you treat your own neighbors, the way people can come together in any time of crisis happens over and over again. Anytime there’s a tornado, a flood or something that hits a very particular community, everybody comes out and helps,” Hanks told PEOPLE exclusively in October. “A Man Called Otto is a movie about community and a movie about family.

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Have Date Night at Governor’s Awards

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Have Date Night at Governor’s Awards

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Otto also marks yet another collaboration between Hanks and his wife, 리타 윌슨. 윌슨, 66, served as a producer on the movie, and also wrote and performed an original song for its soundtrack, “Till You’re Home,” co-written by Grammy nominee David Hodge.

Wilson said the song was inspired in part by something a friend told her following the death of her father: “The conversation continues.

It was a natural beginning to start there,” 그녀가 말했다. “This movie is about love and how love continues even after a person leaves this earth.