The Transylvania Times -

Homeless Sanctuary Sought - Brevard NC


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 8:54am

Foreseeing the unsheltered population increasing because of unemployment, Emily Lowery, executive director of The Haven, wants to create a sanctuary, with amenities, such as hand-washing stations and showers for the homeless currently not sheltered.

"If we don't do this, this will be one way that it spreads, because they don't have any way to maintain their hygiene," Lowery said. "I would really like it if I could land one of the hotels, or an empty summer camp, since they are closed – if they would be open to it – to housing folks, because I don't want to take people off the street wh...

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