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Hattie's Cafe & Gifts Akron Cleveland Ohio
About Hattie's Cafe & Gifts, a Hattie Larlham vocational program for adults with developmental disaiblities.

About Hattie's Café & Gifts

Hattie’s Café & Gifts is a group of coffee and sandwich shops owned and operated by Hattie Larlham. Each café provides vocational training and employment to people with developmental disabilities.

Hattie’s Café & Gifts offers fair trade coffee, fresh baked goods, sandwiches and gifts. People with developmental disabilities also fill orders from the organization’s online store. The site features some of the café’s most popular products in its gift baskets. Hattie’s Café & Gifts sells gift baskets for almost every occasion including birthdays, holidays and seasonal gifts. Large orders and corporate gifts are also welcome. Visit the Hattie’s Café & Gifts online store and shop online. In 2009, employees with developmental disabilities at Hattie’s Café & Gifts assembled 1,996 gift baskets. Your purchase supports people with developmental disabilities.

The first Hattie’s Café &Gifts opened on Oct. 6, 2006. Today, there are Hattie’s Café & Gifts throughout Northeast Ohio, with locations in Cleveland and Akron. A Hattie’s Café & Gifts is located in the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities in Cleveland, but it is not open to public. View Hattie’s Café & Gifts Northeast Ohio locations.

Hattie Larlham also operates The Bakery at Hattie’s Café & Gifts and Hattie’s Vending in Akron. The bakery produces all of the fresh baked goods sold at Hattie’s Café & Gifts in addition to the café menu and gift items. The vending company manages vending machines in business and recreational establishments throughout the greater Akron area.

Dotty Grexa

Dotty Grexa

Vice President, Vocational and Enterprise Services

Dotty Grexa, vice president, vocational and enterprise services, joined the Hattie Larlham executive team in Oct. 2007. Prior to her promotion, Grexa served as a Hattie Larlham consultant, where she developed and implemented...

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