Via: Good News Network
The Original OKRA Charity Saloon in downtown Houston operates a lot like any other tavern — booze is purchased and poured, bartenders get paid and take home tips. But, the owners of this establishment give all their profits away.
Proceeds from OKRA’s are donated to a different Houston-based organization or social cause each month. With every drink purchased, bar patrons vote on which charity is chosen from among four new nominees each month.
The New York Times recently took a look at a new generation of pubs, like Okras, that are springing up –the Oregon Public House in Portland, the Cause in Washington, DC, and SheBeen in Melbourne, Australia — all dedicating their profits to charity.
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