By: Carly O'Keefe
But just as its name suggests -- in the six weeks it's been open -- the shelter has become a beacon of hope for the homeless. "We've had several success stories already of people coming in, finding jobs and finding homes and leaving," said Lighthouse Shelter Founder Ivan Zwick.
The rooms feel less like a shelter, and more like a home. Each room was adopted, furnished and decorated by community groups or individuals. "It wasn't a room contest, no one knew what anyone else was doing, they just all had big hearts and wanted them to be nice rooms," said volunteer Ann Hazlewood.