New Hamilton coffee house to hire ex-felons to help them rebuild lives.
HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) – A coffee shop in Hamilton hopes to employ the unemployable.
The Fringe Coffee Shop is filled with character. Pictures of inmates and expressive artwork cover the walls.
About a year ago, co-owner Patrick Davis and his wife decided to take a risk.
“We’re going to take our entire life savings and we’re going to invest it into people that have been thrown away. It doesn’t make any logical sense, but for us, because we’ve gone through it, it made perfect sense,” said Davis.