Bryce Downey & Lenkov client, Hope For the Day’s Sip of Hope coffee shop will be the basis of a new NBC sitcom, Hope Café. The series will surround Hope Café, a coffee shop where the baristas are also trained as mental health counselors. It will follow the friendships, lives and love interests of the workers and customers of Hope Café that will all be intertwined at the coffee shop.
The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik & New Girl’s Damon Wayans Jr. serve as executive producers of the new show.
Hope for the Day is a non-profit organization that focuses on suicide prevention by providing outreach and mental health education. Sip of Hope opened in May 2018 and is the world’s first coffee shop where 100% of the profits go to mental health education.