Deep Ellum's Mokah Coffee Bar is giving back to the community this week. From today until Saturday, August 7, 100 percent of sales will be donated to Deep Ellum Association Community.
You can visit Mokah Coffee Bar during its regular business hours, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. on Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, to help out with the cause. The menu offers espresso drinks, drip coffee, blended beverages, smoothies, pastries, bagels, fruit and sandwiches.
Also, all this week they will be hosting a different event each night to help raise money. Some of the things you can look forward to are Movie Monday, open mic night, Sunset Yoga on the patio, live music and community barbecue.
Mokah's also set up a Pay Pal account on its Facebook page for people who aren't able to make it out but still want to help raise money. For more information about the weeklong event, visit www.lifeindeepellum.com.
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