BEND, OR -- Demolition at the Bethlehem Inn begins this week. The homeless shelter will tear down its original building that housed the dining room and service hub to allow for construction of the new 18-thousand square-foot family residence and service hub.
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An ongoing capital campaign has raised over $5 million of the $5.3 million needed for the project. Construction is expected to be completed by mid-2018 and will mean the Bend shelter can house up to 10 families at a time, instead of the current five.