View Pride Magazine & WCNC’s “Coffee Break” video segment below.
(Backstory @ Glance)
Ben and Amy Wright opened Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, a once-small-town business that employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They opened the first coffee shop in the their hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina in 2016. Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is named after their children Bitty and Beau Wright who both have Down Syndrome. Since then, Bitty & Beau’s has opened 24 locations across the United States.