321 Coffee featured on the TODAY show

The Raleigh-based coffee shop opened its third location on Saturday, Dec. 3.

A screenshot of 321 Coffee on the TODAY show.

Change is brewing at 321 Coffee.

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ICYMI, 321 Coffee opened a new shop in Durham last weekend. The celebration continued yesterday morning when the coffee shop was featured on the TODAY show.

Founders Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans gushed about their crew and mission during the interview. The inclusive coffee shop and roastery now has three Triangle locations and employs more than 50 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

According to a study by the Special Olympics, unemployment among people with intellectual disabilities is more than twice as high as for the general population. 321 currently has a wait list of 100+ people looking for jobs.

Beyond grabbing a latte from your local cafe, here are three more ways to support 321:

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