A new charitable coffeehouse was opened next to St. Mary’s Lutheran Cathedral in St. Petersburg on June 15, 2022. Special Coffeehouse is a project of the Anna Pomogayet charity cluster in The Church of Ingria. Alumni of orphanages in St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast receive hands-on training and employment as personnel of the coffeehouse. Part of the coffeehouse’s revenues will be used to implement programs for orphanage alumni. Currently, Special has eight trainees, most of whom will be officially employed there.
The project was founded by Yelizaveta Belezhenko, Anna Pomogayet development director, and Oleg Belezhenko, AP executive director.
Address: Bolshaya Konyushennaya Str. 6, St. Petersburg
Opening hours: 11 am – 8 pm
Breakfasts served all day long!