Caring for those in Need

Life Skills From A Mobile Coffee Cart

Oftentimes, as adults with special needs age out of the school system, they lose much of the independence they experienced while in school. Employment and volunteerism can help to restore some of that sense of independence.

BY Jake Sapp | March 2019 | Category: Schools, Camps & Residences

Life Skills From A Mobile Coffee Cart

Nearly three years ago, a small nonprofit in Northeast Georgia recognized a startling lack of meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for adults with special needs. Extra Special People (ESP)’s Java Joy is a mobile coffee cart designed to teach responsibility and life skills by employing adults with disabilities to serve coffee and treats to local businesses through a catering model.

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