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Groundbreaking Held For Homeless Shelter

The singing of James Taylor’s “You’ve Got A Friend”, along with a candle lighting ceremony by various churches and faith groups, and the ceremonial shoveling of dirt. All of that comemmorated the groundbreaking of ‘Utah’s Place’–the first permanent homeless shelter for Hospitality House…

Listen to Joanna Robinson

That’s board president Joanna Robinson. When completed, the new facility will house 54 people. People like this 70 year-old homeless man–known to his friends as “Chips”…

Listen to Chips

Deborah is a recovering addict. She says she owes her life to Hospitality House…

Listen to Deborah

She says she plans to be a volunteer when Utah’s Place opens. The groundbreaking ceremony was yesterday afternoon at the new facility on Sutton Way. Renovations are scheduled to begin immediately, with Utah’s Place scheduled to open in July.

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