Good Ground Coffee's Mission to Empower Trafficking Survivors

Good Ground Coffee's Mission to Empower Trafficking Survivors

Good Ground Coffee Company in Cumberland County is more than just a coffee shop. Founded by Messiah College graduates Rachel Beatty and Rachel Ferrence, this café offers a fresh start for survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation. Partnering with Peace Promise, a nonprofit aiding trafficking survivors, Good Ground provides employment and training opportunities. The venture began as a class project and evolved into a full-fledged business after winning the Messiah’s Impact Venture Challenge. The café serves locally-sourced coffee and a variety of meals, from breakfast sandwiches to gluten-free brownies. It also sells products made by survivors, like soaps and body butter. With a mission to help survivors reclaim their dreams, Good Ground is a beacon of hope in the community.

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