The Problem

People with disabilities face unfair conditions such as stigma, abelism, discrimination, poverty, exclusion from education and employment, and barriers in the health system, leading to health and quality of life inequities.

  • 1 in 4

    Americans live with at least one disability*


  • 80%

    of persons with a disability are unemployed*


  • 2x

    more risk of developing depression and other secondary conditions


How We Help

We provide accessible employment opportunities for people affected by disability. Our proprietary process allows us to create jobs that are individualized to each person's capabilities and skills. All of our earnings are used to expand our extraordinary workforce which not only provides more jobs, but also allows us to more carefully oversee the production of every batch we craft.

  • We provide individualized, accessible employment opportunities

  • Our beans are concientiously traded & ethically sourced

  • Every purchase helps fuel our mission & uses your ritual for good

We are equitable opportunity-focused roasters of quality coffee, making a positive impact at origin, in production, and with every sip.

Coffee That Helps is a social enterprise sub-brand of Uniquely the Same a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

All are welcome. Each one celebrated.

Uniquely the Same's mission is to form alliances with individuals and families affected by disability or economic disadvantage by understanding and addressing self-identified core needs, thus improving the quality of life for all. We believe in a changed world where authentic inclusive community participation leads to an acceptance of the beauty and acceptance of the human condition. A world where the stigma between ability and disability disappears, status is not based upon ability, economic position or opportunity, and core needs are met for all.