Juneau homeless shelter seeks $59,000 to keep doors open


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Glory Hole, Juneau’s homeless shelter and soup kitchen, is facing closure as it remains short of its $180,000 fundraising goal this year.

Alaska Native organizations are holding the 2nd Annual Glory Hole Fundraiser on Tuesday to help bring in the needed funds. Last year’s event raised more than $30,000, The Juneau Empire reported.

Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said the 40-bed

facility needs $59,000 to keep the doors open. The shelter relies on the

community to contribute a large chunk of its operating budget each year

to fund salaries, food and


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