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Penticton group looks to open homeless shelter

It started as part of her job with the Ministry of Social Services but has grown into a calling.

Passing out blankets and warm clothes with her husband and friends wasn't enough, so she's formed The Lighthouse Low Barrier Shelter Group.
It's a non-profit group aimed at creating a new shelter in the city and she told Daybreak South host, Christ Walker, what it's all about.

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