Kenneth was homeless, he has Aspergers and was recently robbed on the streets. He’s a legend in my book and now he’s on staff @bittyandbeauscoffee. They hire people who never get a shot. If you’re down in Savannah, Georgia stop by and give him a hug. I heard he makes a mean espresso ??
Nov 18, 2018 at 9:59am PST
A Coffee Shop That Makes Dreams Come True
Bitty and Beau's isn't your average coffee shop. The store employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities — and has received widespread notice for their work with those who might not otherwise get a chance to work.
Founder Amy Wright, whose two children with Down Syndrome inspired her to start was the non-profit business, was named CNN's 2017 "Hero of the Year."
Most recently, they hired Kenneth, a formerly homeless, autistic man. E! News host Jason Kennedy shared the moment Kenneth found out he was hired at Bitty and Beau's in this heartwarming Instagram video: