Every Thursday morning, Dan Dewey orders 12 to 24 coffee items from the Starbucks in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He then delivers the coffee to patients and staff at the Michigan Cancer Institute (MCI). The tradition started when he took his own father to MCI for treatment. His father has since passed away, but Dan keeps the coffee, and the smiles, flowing.

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  • Dianne

    what an exspence to go to Srarbucks to buy that much coffee !! what a nice thing to do , I'm currently helping a friend in need . She feels safe here . I want to keep her , she also comforts me.paid foward years ago , nice to be that one now to give

  • craig

    It inspired me to donate $100 to the coffee effort at danscoffeerun@yahoo.com through the Starbucks website. Go Dan Go!

  • julia

    What inspired you about this video? heartfelt living and giving. makes a world of difference.

  • Raymond Sia

    Wonderful ,it's miraculous and inspiring action of Dan to keep the Coffee flowing to the patient of the Michigan Cancer Institute as a deed to keep them feels comfortand care from Dan's Action . I am amazed with his action as well as the lady at Star Buck Serving him as isee from the vidoe clip . In actual fact it is a moral support for the patient who are lonely and idling laying on the patient bed in the hospital seeing people like Dan bring hope and laughter to them .We should do more of this act of kindness yo help this society bringing hopes to the poeple in need . with love and care from Raymond Sia . Malaysia

  • mushu

    top man ! Dan

  • Maria

    Thank you for the inspiration Dan, you are truly a beautiful soul!

  • Jan

    Love Dan the Man.Jan

  • dwayne henshilwood

    he's great, wish he was gathering the coffee from an ethical trader, then he would be a hero...

  • Theresa

    What inspired you about this video? Dan!! God loves the gentle givers out there and he is one of them. God Bless Dan and his giving heart.We need more people like you!

  • Hrair

    Indeed Dan is a whole person..a person of body, mind but also heart and spirit....His legacy is so valuable ...Dan keep it up. only true leaders do right things....Aggressively inspiring.

  • Sri

    Thank You Karma Tube for shareing this beautiful vedio,

  • Nikki

    Dan...You are awesome! That is fantastic that you are so thoughtful to do that for the patients and staff at the hospital. God is smiling down on you. I wish random acts of kindness were severely contagious and everyone else would catch the kindness fever!) lol! You are a great man...hugs to you!

  • HKS

    This is "my" Starbuck's! First heard about him from a co-worker, then an article, and now Karmatube! So nice to see examples of small kindnesses having a big impact :)

  • Lois

    We need to read, hear all the good news like this. I'm sure good news can over come the hurting in our world!

  • Binky

    What a giving person, what love to share. And yes, is Starbucks doing their share in providing their coffee free to the patients? We can all give in so many ways. Bless you Dan.

  • Sarah

    Thank you Dan. You are so generous.

  • aurelia

    god bless u i love the love u are sharing

  • Elizabeth

    oh to be married to a man who is loving and caring and not affraind to spread that amoung people, turly one of God's blessings to many

  • Rohit Shah

    God Bless Dan. We should have more people like him. Love you Dan Keep it up.

  • Michael

    He had an awakening in his service that is a reflection for all of us ; Giving is Receiving

  • Marti

    Wow! What a wonderful gift! We can all do something special, we just need to act on it!

  • Steve

    The giving and generosity that should be a part of everyone's life.

  • Guruji Love

    This is a Wonderful inspired gift for everyone. Unfortunately, as a cancer survivor, I can share that caffein is counter-indicated for cancer patients. Take balloons next time, or roses. GOD Bless you all.

  • Chris

    Dan is a saint ... he is super inspiring! Starbucks on the other hand ... is not quite so benevolent. I wish Starbucks would just donate the coffee to Dan each week instead of trying to capitalize on it.

  • Emma

    This is very inspiring, it is wonderful to see the joy this brings all round, what a great service Dan has created and provides. I see Starbucks logo at the end, do they now donate the coffee or does Dan need to finance it all himself?

  • Loretta

    Dan, God's blessings and love to you as you deliver "your sunshine" to many people going through such a scary time.

  • Madhu

    With out expecting anything....doing good things...So Amazing! I just love him!

  • cecilia

    I loved it .....I wish I would have had someone like Dan when I was having my chemos. I love people like him, that give out of love, not expecting anything in return except the smile on people´s faces...we need more Dans in this world, it would be sooo different.

  • AF

    People like Dan fill my heart with hope for people

  • Linda Haynes

    When a stranger expresses selfless love... especially when you are completely stressed out and feel helpless.... it can really shift you in a positive way.

  • Lou,(linda) Beacher

    I sat here an watched it six times in a row...with tears coming down my face...I would like to be the Dan Dewey of Boulder Colorado... how do I get started??? peace lou Beacher... motherearth101@hotmail.com

  • Ron

    Wonderful.. a true CARETAKER.Dan is The Man.. Thank you Sir..One Love.~2R's

  • Laila Linuza

    WE ARE ONE PEACE*LOVE Thank you

  • PAUL

    THE GIFT OF THE SELF TOWARDS IS BROTHERS & SISTERS IS THE REAL LIFE,. PAUL AREL MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA,.

  • Krishan

    This was so beautiful. So simple. I loved it.

  • Tracy H

    I agree with Amjad, Dan is a living angel and inspired me to ask myself, "what can I do?". This is the kind of story that we should be watching on the news every day... it would change the planet. Bless you, Dan!!!

  • amjad babar

    DAN DEWEY IS A MAN BUT HE IS SERVENG AS AN ANGLE. HE IS A GREAT PERSON IN THE WORLD.I REALLY APPRECIATE HIM.MAN BECOME OLD WHEN HIS HOPES FINISHED.BUT DAN DEWEY HAS SO MANY HOPES FOR HUMMANITY.GOD BLESS DAN

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