Rembrandt’s Coffee House

RembrandtsI drew this for my wife for her birthday last year. Many good times spent here with each other and great friends!

But one of the reasons I like to support Rembrandt’s is because of their strong stand against human trafficking.  Globally there is a human injustice that you won’t hear a lot about, and that is the injustice against women who are abducted or forced into the sex slave trade or “human trafficking”.  Currently, there are approx. 4.5 million individuals who are enslaved in sexual exploitation and 98% are women. (the other being children) Like most things grossly evil, these things hide in the dark, not wanting to be exposed and remain hidden.  Rembrandt’s Coffee House is doing what it can to bring awareness and partners with Nomi Network, a nonprofit organization that aims to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking thru their proceeds.  When you walk into Rembrandt’s the first thing you will see are handbags, jewelry and other unique items made by women who have survived human trafficking. (Nomi Network manufactures their signature Buy Her Bag Not Her Body handbags.)

Having made my point, Rembrandt’s Coffee House also produces very good coffee, they roast their own beans, and make strangely HUGE cinnamon rolls, sticky buns, breakfast and lunch items that are a-maz-ing! The atmosphere inside is very cool, eclectic with paintings covering the walls and many items for sale to help support survivors of human trafficking. I’m happy they are in my community.

For more information on this issue, I would recommend the film, Nefarious, the documentary.

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23 thoughts on “Rembrandt’s Coffee House

    • Thank you! Yes– rarely does a business openly share what it supports and I was really impressed and thankful. Thx for stopping by!

  1. Very charming picture and a great cause. I love the drawing of your art stuff. I don’t let my students use a pencil. Why? 1) you have to look/think more carefully before you put down a line 2) a “mistake” is a chance to make something creative out of it 3) an eraser usally shows on your paper (except with kneaded sometimes). Wish you could join us. Where are you?

    • Thank you! I really enjoyed looking at all the sketches. I would love to take a class. Great advice, I’ve experienced many “mistakes” that turned into something special. I am currently residing outside of Boise, Idaho.

  2. What a wonderful looking place. I wish I could have a coffee there and blog about it in my own blog challenge farewellmymanicure.com Bean There Done That – 52 Cafes in 52 weeks. Will you do a painting of the inside next?

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