Homeless shelter construction begins within 10 days

The lone house on the property will be razed, trees removed and property cleared within the next 10 days. The buildings will be put in the dry this month.

Ground was broken today for a four-unit homeless rehabilitation shelter – Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People) – to be located at 509-511 E. Poinsett Street, behind the Greer Soup Kitchen.

The brief ceremony for the Daily Bread Ministries project sets in motion for site preparation to begin within 10 days. The lone house will be razed, trees removed and ground prepared for concrete to be poured. “Right after the pouring of the concrete we will put the building to dry,” Project Manager Norman West said.

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