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Woman with Down Syndrome Started Her Own Business

Gabi Angelini, a 21-year old woman with Down syndrome, learned how difficult it was to find a job for people like her. As a solution for this, she started her own cafe together with her mom.

Their mission goes so much further than giving Gabi a career. The mother and daughter are passionate about filling a need for people like Gabi. So they decided to open Gabi’s Grounds, a coffee shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, that will employ people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They didn’t have money for a storefront quite yet, so they started small. Partnering with Larry’s Coffee, another coffee shop with differently-abled employees, they made a special roast to be sold in local stores. They call it “a hug in a mug.”

You can support Gabi to build her first ever coffee shop via her GoFundMe page.

(Video Credit: Gofundme Gabi’s Ground/ Youtube)


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