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Hugs Cafe

CBS and Keith Russell Highlight Our Mission

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Founder of Hugs Café and Greenhouse, Ruth Thompson’s vision has created a recipe for success for the adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who work there. The non-profit located in downtown McKinney has provided meaningful training and competitively-paid employment for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 2015. “Once they age …

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Why I Volunteer at Hugs Cafe

Hi, I’m Cindie. I’m a job coach volunteer at Hugs Cafe. This is the coolest volunteer position I’ve had the privilege to be involved in, and I’ve done some pretty cool things to date. I love these people, starting with Ruth, our founder. But really, spending time with the ‘Teammates’ is an experience that will …

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Crowdfunding Our First Location

That’s right everyone, we’re in the home stretch and it’s time to finish this thing! Starting today, we’re beginning our online crowdfunding campaign to raise the final $50,000 needed to open our first location of Hugs Cafe! Some of you may be asking yourself, what is crowdfunding?  Essentially we’re creating an online fundraising campaign to …

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Top 25 Women in Business: Ruth Thompson

That’s right folks, our very own Ruth Thompson was just named to the list of the Top 25 Women in Business by the McKinney Chamber of Commerce!  What an incredible achievement!  Ruth and 24 other incredible women will be featured in McKinney Magazine which “honors remarkable women whose professional accomplishments and contributions to the community …

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