Friday Jan 18 2013 comments Dutch Bros. brews up coffee for a good cause By: Kim Palaferri, Auburn Journal Photographer -A +A Dutch Bros.Coffee in Auburn wanted give back to someone who they see visit their establishment three times per week, so they held a fundraiser called Proceeds Day, for cancer patient Tami Cooke of Auburn. “It feels incredible to help out someone who has helped us out by being a regular customer,” said Nick James. The drive thru coffee spot in North Auburn saw an increase from 200 to 300 daily visitors to 500 on Friday for the fundraiser. All proceeds and tips were donated to Cooke for Friday’s coffee purchases. From left is Denae Winter, Nick James, and Brenden Lewis. Kathy Brown from Auburn, sucks down a mocha freeze after she made a donation with her purchase. "I saw flyers the onther day at Dutch Bros. about the fundraiser and I wanted to contribute. They are the best people here at Dutch Brothers, always doing something for someone," Brown Said. Dutch Bros. Barissta Nick Jamea handles the expresso machines with ease on a busy day. The coffee spot donated all proceeds and tips to local cancer patient Tami Cooke. Denae Winter gets ready to make a specialty coffee drink for a customer at Dutch Bros.Coffee. Carl Williams stops at his favorite coffee spot, Dutch Bros.Coffee in North Auburn to grab a tasty Caramelizer Freeze on Proceeds Day, where tips and proceeds raised on Friday will help cancer patient Tami Cooke. Serving Williams his decadent frozen treat is store Assistant Manager Brenden Lewis. Denae Winter, Dutch Bros.Coffee hands over a delicious coffee drink that someone purchased as a donation to Tami Cooke who is battling cancer.