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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

$3 Million needed for Building Hope project.

Orillia | by Bayshore News Staff  

Eleven million in funding secured, public campaign underway.

Orillia's Building Hope campaign is building momentum. 

The new Lighthouse  Community Services Hub and supportive housing complex has $11 million  secured of the 14 million needed to pay for the project. 

Campaign manager Lynne Thomas  is confident the community will come up with the three million still needed.

She says says two  buildings will be erected.

One will be a comunity services hub with short term shelter beds and housing the services the Lighthouse provides now. 

The second building will provide longer term supportive housing.

Construction will start this spring on the Queen Street site, with the supportive housing units expected to be ready in 18 months while a further six months will be needed to complete the community services hub.

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