Summer Avenue-area women’s sanctuary will close due to funding woes

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 28, 2023 6:17 PM CT | Published: November 28, 2023 6:17 PM CT

Lisieux Community’s drop-in center, which opened in 2021, has been a temporary refuge from the streets that offered its guests hot showers, warm meals, clean clothes and a safe place to rest a while. 


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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