April 21 ‘Java for Justice’ Event is Coffee for a Great Cause

Pisgah Legal Services Staffer Betsy Ellis along with Dex from the Mix 96.5 and Pisgah Legal Services volunteer Zephyr Jost at coffee shop host City Bakery at last year’s Java for Justice.

Area coffee shops and cafés will host the 6th Annual Java for Justice event on Friday, April 21, raising money and awareness for local nonprofit law firm Pisgah Legal Services (PLS).

Proceeds from the fundraiser will support Pisgah Legal’s work to provide free civil legal aid to help low-income Western North Carolinians by preventing homelessness, stopping domestic violence and child abuse, and securing health care.

Nearby participating coffee shops include:

Tax-deductible gifts can be made at the coffee houses at the Pisgah Legal tables or online anytime at www.pisgahlegal.org.

Radio personalities from Asheville Radio Group stations the Mix 96.5 and 98.1 The River will broadcast live from City Bakery (on Biltmore) and Bruegger’s (on Merrimon Ave).  At all locations, Pisgah Legal Services’ ambassadors will be on site to provide information and accept donations.

For more information, call Pisgah Legal Services at 828-253-0406 or toll free at 800-489-6144 or go to www.pisgahlegal.org.

About Shelby Harrell
Shelby Harrell is the news editor of the Biltmore Beacon, editor of The Guide arts and entertainment tab and is a staff writer for Mountaineer Publishing. Originally from Asheville, she has worked in journalism for more almost six years and currently lives in Clyde, NC.