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Caffeine for a Cause

 

Last updated 1/3/2019 at Noon

Barista Kyle Wilson-Wade flashes his trademark smile as he creates a hot brew for another loyal customer at Kakes & Koffee on the Bothell-Everett Highway. The young business owner works 12-15 hours every day to earn enough money to bring members of his family from Ferguson, Missouri.

Every hot beverage that Kyle Wilson-Wade serves from his specialty coffee bar represents another relative who is one step closer to being part of the extended family the entrepreneur envisions for his wife and baby.

The native of Ferguson, Missouri has cleaned hundreds of offices and washed thousands of windows to earn enough money to buy the equipment he needed to open the doors of Kakes & Koffee on the Bothell-Everett Highway in November.

“My father had moved to Washington in 2013. He loved the beauty of this area and convinced me to join him,” Wilson-Wade said while he concocte...



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