A new coffee shop aimed at hiring people with disabilities may soon open in the Triangle if Gabi Angelini has her way.
- Gabi, 21, practiced her coffee-making skills Wednesday at Larry’s Coffee in Raleigh, where her own special blend of coffee is sold
- After several job searches turned up fruitless, Gabi and her mother Mary decided to start Gabi’s Grounds, with the hope of eventually expanding into a brick and mortar store
- Gabi’s Grounds sells their coffee at several events around the Triangle as well as Larry’s Coffee in Raleigh and local Harris Teeter and Lowes Foods stores.
“The coffee I make is really good,” she says. “It’s strong, but really good.”