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Java Jive
Join us for Java Jive, the 20th Annual Coffee Tasting Event to Benefit the Rape Crisis Center

Java Jive is the Rape Crisis Center's signature fundraising event of the year, featuring a coffee tasting, breakfast, silent auction, and raffle donated by local businesses.

The event also features live by jazz Josh Dupont & Francie Phelps.

Thank you to everyone who has helped this great event reach the ripe old age of 20! "Madison's most relaxed fundraiser" is lots of fun and raises over $25,000 every year to help support RCC's free services. We aim to double proceeds this year to meet increased demand for our services.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
9:00 am to 12:30 pm

The Brink Lounge
701 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI


Interested in sponsoring Java Jive? The contributions of individuals and businesses are responsible for a large portion of the funds this wonderful laid-back event raises for RCC. All RCC's free services and community education programs are supported in part by Java Jive funds. Call (608) 251-5126 x12 with questions. Click here to sponsor!


Register online now!

Register by September 4, 2015 to ensure your complimentary limited-edition Java Jive mug!

Register by the end of August for a chance to vote on the 20th anniversary mug design! (Voting will run August 1-31.)

Registration is $30 per person ($35 at the door). You can also choose to make an additional donation.

If you are unable to attend, you can make a donation in lieu of registration.



Frequently Asked Questions


Can I register the day of the event?
Absolutely! While pre-registering by the date suggested ensures your complimentary limited edition Java Jive mug, walk-ins are welcome!

Where do I park for Java Jive?
See map to the right.

What if I don't like coffee?
No problem! There is tea, cider, juice, milk and water available.

What time do the doors open?
Doors open promptly at 9 am on the day of the event.

What time does music start?
Shortly after doors open, typically by 9:30 am.

Can I buy raffle tickets if not attending?
Yes! You do not need to be present to win our fabulous raffle prizes. We will add the list of raffle winners to our website the business day following Java Jive.

Do I have to be present to win silent auction items?
Yes and no. Although you will most likely need to be present to get a bid number and bid, you do not need to stay until the end of the event. We will contact you if you are the highest bidder on an item(s) the next business day following Java Jive.